Error's Chains: How Forged and Broken : a Complete, Graphic, and Comparative History of the Many Strange Beliefs, Superstitious Practices, Domestic Peculiarities, Sacred Writings, Systems of Philosophy, Legends and Traditions, Customs and Habits of Mankind Throughout the World, Ancient and Modern (Google eBook)

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Standard Publishing House, 1883 - Idols and images - 753 pages
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Contents

Comparative Chart of all Religions Full Page
91
Hidden historyThe hieroglyphicsSome Egyptian godsAnimal worship
93
Egyptian Hieroglyphics
97
Shrouding of the Dead
103
Avenue of Sphinxes leading to a Temple
112
CHAPTER VI
119
Star Worshipers
120
Statue of Oannes the King
129
Humanheaded Eaglewinged Assyrian Bull
135
CHAPTER VII
138
Goddess Ashtoreth Ishtar
141
Jehovahs Triumph over Baal
147
The Gods of Greece
150
Origin of the world and of the godsThe generations of the godsGods of
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Jupiter Tonans
177
The Etruscan religionThe Sabellian religionThe gods of the Romans
181
Ancient Druidic Worship at Stonehenge England
191
Gods of our Saxon Ancestors
198
Ancient Hindu Idol
211
Birdseye view of the Hindu Temple at Cawnpore
219
God of Hell from a Hindu picture
225
Hindu Woman
231
CHAPTER XII
232
Worship in the Temple of Krishna or Juggernaut
235
A Night Feast of the Bloody Goddess Kali
244
Basrelief from a Hindu Temple
251
Causeway of the Golden Temple Double Page 2545
258
Cave of Elephanta Double Page 2623
265
Pagoda of Pondicherry famed for its Sculpture
271
Hindus washing in the Sacred River Ganges at Benares
277
A Hindu Holy Man torturing himself by hanging from a hook
283
CHAPTER XIII
288
Hindu Festival of the New Moon
289
Hindu women rescued from their degradation Full Page
297
CHAPTER XIV
305
The God created from Izanagis staff
310
The Mikados coatofarms
317
CHAPTER XV
321
Fukoruku Jin the god who can bestow long life Full Page
323
The Sacred Mountain FujiYama
330
Ceremonial dance of the Shinto Priests
338
CHAPTER XVI
341
King Coffees Protecting God
346
A Cazembe Fetich Man
351
A Witch Doctor
357
Indian Medicine Man
363

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Page 576 - Hear the sledges with the bells Silver bells! What a world of merriment their melody foretells! How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, In the icy air of night! While the stars that oversprinkle All the heavens, seem to twinkle With a crystalline delight...
Page 75 - Thou shalt have no other gods before Me. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth : thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them...
Page 456 - Is there one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life?" The Master said, "Is not RECIPROCITY such a word? What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
Page 204 - Her .wagon-spokes made of long spinners' legs ; The cover, of the wings of grasshoppers ; The traces, of the smallest spider's web ; The collars, of the moonshine's watery beams ; Her whip, of cricket's bone ; the lash, of film ; Her...
Page 365 - SHOULD you ask me, whence these stories? Whence these legends and traditions, With the odors of the forest, With the dew and damp of meadows, With the curling smoke of wigwams, With the rushing of great rivers...
Page 456 - When one cultivates to the utmost the principles of his nature, and exercises them on the principle of reciprocity, he is not far from the path. What you do not like, when done to yourself, do not do to others.
Page 204 - O ! then I see Queen Mab hath been with you. She is the fairies' midwife, and she comes In shape no bigger than an agate-stone On the forefinger of an alderman, Drawn with a team of little atomies Athwart men's noses as they lie asleep : Her waggon-spokes made of long spinners...
Page 365 - Ye whose hearts are fresh and simple, Who have faith in God and Nature, Who believe, that in all ages Every human heart is human, That in even savage bosoms There are longings, yearnings, strivings For the good they comprehend not, [6] That the feeble hands and helpless, Groping blindly in the darkness, Touch God's right hand in that darkness And are lifted up and strengthened; Listen to this simple story, To this Song of Hiawatha!
Page 182 - Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts and creeping things...
Page 369 - But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God : and I would not that ye should have fellowship with devils.

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