History of Religion: A Sketch of Primitive Religious Beliefs and Practices, and of the Origin and Character of the Great Systems (Google eBook)

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C. Scribner's sons, 1895 - Religions - 438 pages
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Page 150 - Weep no more, woeful shepherds, weep no more, For Lycidas, your sorrow, is not dead, Sunk though he be beneath the watery floor; So sinks the day-star in the ocean bed, And yet anon repairs his drooping head, And tricks his beams, and with new-spangled ore Flames in the forehead of the morning sky...
Page 443 - THE REALM OF NATURE An Outline of Physiography. By HUGH ROBERT MILL, D.Sc. Edin.; Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh ; Oxford Lecturer. Maps and 68 Illustrations, izmo, $1.50 net. CONTENTS : Story of Nature — Substance of Nature — Power of Nature — The Earth a Spinning Ball — The Earth a Planet — The Solar System and Universe — The Atmosphere — Atmospheric Phenomena — Climates — The Hydrosphere — Bed of the Oceans — Crust of the Earth — Action of Water on Land — Record...
Page 365 - This, O Bhikkhus, is the Noble Truth of the Cessation of suffering: (it ceases with) the complete cessation of this thirst, — a cessation which consists in the absence of every passion, — with the abandoning of this thirst, with the doing away with it, with the deliverance from it, with the destruction of desire.
Page 373 - By oneself the evil is done, by oneself one suffers; by oneself evil is left undone, by oneself one is purified. Purity and impurity belong to oneself, no one can purify another.
Page 9 - Jewish religion ; we do not mean any special religion ; but we mean a mental faculty or disposition, which, independent of, nay in spite of sense and reason, enables man to apprehend the Infinite under different names, and under varying disguises.
Page 444 - Cambridge. i2mo, with Illustrations, $1.25 net. CONTENTS : I. The Essentials of Greek Civilization — II. The Religion of the Greeks — III. Sparta— IV. The Earlier History of Athens — V. The Rivalry of Athens and Sparta — VI. Civil Wars in Greece — VII. The Athenian Democracy — VIII. Pericles : His Policy and his Friends — IX. Society in Greece — X. The Peloponnesian War to the Death of Pericles— XI. The Peloponnesian War— XII. Thought and Art in Athens.
Page 372 - All that we are is the result of what we have thought; it is founded on our thoughts, it is made up of our thoughts. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him like a shadow that never leaves him. "He abused me, he beat me, he defeated me, he robbed me" — in those who harbor such thoughts hatred will never cease.
Page 328 - The mighty lord on high our deeds, as if at hand, espies ; The gods know all men do, though men would, fain their acts disguise. Whoever stands, whoever moves, or steals from place to place, Or hides him in his secret cell, — the gods his- movements trace. Wherever two together plot, and deem they are alone King Varuna is there, a third, and all their schemes are known.
Page 445 - The other, which might at first appear inconsistent with this, is to increase the power of Logic as a practical discipline. The main purpose of this practical science, or scientific art, is conceived to be the organization of reason against error, and error in its various kinds is made the basis of the division of the subject. To carry out this practical aim along with the historical one is not hopeless, because throughout its long history Logic has been a practical science ; and, as I have tried...
Page 365 - This, O Bhikkhus, is the noble truth of the cause of suffering: thirst, that leads to rebirth, accompanied by pleasure and lust, finding its delight here and there. This thirst is threefold; namely, thirst for pleasure, thirst for existence, thirst for prosperity.

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