A Dissertation on the Mysteries of the Cabiri: Or, The Great Gods of Phenicia, Samothrace, Egypt, Troas, Greece, Italy, and Crete; Being an Attempt to Deduce the Several Orgies of Isis, Ceres, Mithras, Bacchus, Rhea, Adonis, and Hecate, from a Union of the Rites Commemorative of the Deluge with the Adoration of the Hosts of Heaven, Volume 2
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Page 354 - High at the head, a branching olive grows, And crowns the pointed cliffs with ihady boughs. Beneath, a gloomy grotto's cool recefs Delights the Nereids of the neighbouring feas ; Where bowls and urns were form'd of living ftone, And
Page 116 - ark of the Lord, and lay it upon the cart : and put the "jewels of gold, which ye return him for a
Page 37 - with vital breath again, Struck to the centre with his flaming dart, Th' unhappy founder of the godlike art. But Trivia kept in fecret fhades alone, Her care, Hippolytus, to fate unknown
Page 355 - bees attend Their waxen works, or from the roof depend. Perpetual waters o'er the pavement glide ; Two marble doors unfold on either fide ; Sacred the fouth, by which the gods
Page 239 - High titles, taken both from Earth and Heaven. For they were furely far fupreme ; and each Rul'd o'er his portion of the vaflal world, Into three parts divided : for the earth Into three parts had been by Heaven's decree Sever'd ; and each his portion held by lot. No feuds as yet, no deadly fray arofe
Page 172 - Which that huge fonne of hideous Albion, (Whofe father Hercules in Fraunce did quell) Great Godmer threw in fierce contention At bold Canutus, but of him was flaine anon.
Page 253 - Jamque nocens ferrum, ferroque nocentius aurum Prodierant : prodit bellum, quod pugnat utroque; Sanguineaque manu crepitantia concutit arma. Vivitur ex rapto, non hofpes ab hofpite tutus, Non
Page 239 - plain, And all mankind one language only knew : A dread commiffion from on high was given To the fell whirlwinds, which with dire alarm Beat on the tower, and to its