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Стр. 244 - Where waters gushed and fruit-trees grew, And flowers put forth a fairer hue, And everything was strange and new; The sparrows were brighter than peacocks here, And their dogs outran our fallow deer; And honey-bees had lost their stings, And horses were born with eagles
Стр. 357 - In the beginning there was a pair of twins, two spirits, each of a peculiar activity ; these are the good and the base, in thought, word, and deed. Choose one of these two spirits ! Be good, not base! And these two spirits united created the first (the material things) ; one, the reality ; the other, the non-reality.
Стр. 192 - Thou, whose power spreads over the earth in a moment, when thou hast grasped food with thy jaws — like a dashing army thy blast moves forth, with thy lambent flame thou seemest to tear up the grass.
Стр. 250 - ... seashore covered with pine-forests, like the coast of Dorset, any Greek poet who had ears to hear the sweet and plaintive converse of the wind and the trembling pine-trees, and eyes to see the havoc wrought by a fierce north-easter, would tell his children of the wonders of the forest, and of poor Pitys, the pine-tree wooed by Pan, the gentle wind, and struck down by jealous Boreas, the north-wind.
Стр. 244 - Tripping and skipping ran merrily after The wonderful music with shouting and laughter. The Mayor was dumb, and the Council stood As if they were changed into blocks of wood, Unable to move a step, or cry...
Стр. 129 - void of reason,' condemned in the Wisdom of Solomon, probably survived even the Babylonish captivity. Certainly it was adopted by the Christians who were known as Ophites, Gnostics and Nicolaitans. In Athenian mythology the serpent and the tree are singularly prominent. Kekrops, Erechtheus, and Erichthonios, are each and all serpentine in the lower portion of their bodies. The sacred snake of Athene had its abode in the Akropolis, and her olive trees secured for her the victory in her rivalry with...
Стр. 363 - no greater proof can be given of the small hold which the Christian Devil has taken of the Norse mind than the heathen aspect under which he constantly appears, and the ludicrous way in which he is always outwitted.
Стр. 241 - .Ribhu " or " Arbhu," which, though it is best known as the name of the three .Ribhus, was used in the Veda as an epithet of Indra, and a name of the sun.
Стр. 130 - ... a group of women with their hands resting on the Linga, which they uphold. It may, indeed, be possible to trace out the association which connects the Linga with the bull in Sivaism, as denoting more particularly the male power, while the serpent in Jainaism and Vishnavism is found with the female emblem the Yoni.