Shinto, the Way of the Gods (Google eBook)

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Longmans, Green, 1905 - Japan - 390 pages
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Contents

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Page 4 - Prague during the second half of the eighteenth century and the first half of the nineteenth century.
Page 295 - Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky, The flying cloud, the frosty light: The year is dying in the night; Ring out, wild bells, and let him die. Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true.
Page 328 - ... first, that like produces like, or that an effect resembles its cause; and, second, that things which have once been in contact with each other continue to act on each other at a distance after the physical contact has been severed.
Page 166 - Here's to thee, old apple-tree, Whence thou may'st bud, and whence thou may'st blow ! And whence thou may'st bear apples enow ! Hats full ! caps full ! Bushel bushel sacks full, And my pockets full too ! Huzza...
Page 111 - Land is the region which my descendants shall be lords of. Do thou, my August Grandchild, proceed thither and govern it. Go ! and may prosperity attend thy dynasty, and may it, like Heaven and Earth, endure for ever.
Page 297 - The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field: but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.
Page 84 - Of old. Heaven and Earth were not yet separated, and the In and Yo not yet divided. They formed a chaotic mass like an egg which was of obscurely defined limits and contained germs. The purer and clearer part was thinly drawn out, and formed heaven, while the heavier and grosser element settled down and became Earth.
Page 80 - Golden lie the meadows: golden run the streams; red gold is on the pine-stems. The sun is coming down to earth, and walks the fields and the waters. The sun is coming down to earth, and the fields and the waters shout to him golden shouts.
Page 134 - My child, when thou lookest upon this mirror, let it be as if thou wert looking on me. Let it be with thee on thy couch and in thy hall, and let it be to thee a holy* mirror.
Page 117 - I am the descendant of the Sun-goddess, and if I proceed against the Sun to attack the enemy, I shall act contrary to the way of Heaven. Better to retreat and make a show of weakness. Then sacrificing to the gods of Heaven and Earth, and bringing on our backs the might of the Sun-goddess, let us follow her rays and trample them down. If we do so, the enemy will assuredly be routed of themselves, and we shall not stain our swords with blood.

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