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 an Union of the Rites Commemorative of the Deluge with the Adoration of the Hosts of Heaven, Volume 2
At the University Press for the author: and sold by F. and C. Rivington, London; and W. Hanwell and J. Parker, Oxford., 1803 - Cabiri - 428 pages
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Page 417 - Unto these sprites to bring to perfect end ; During which work the Lady of the Lake, Whom long he loved, for him in haste did send, Who thereby forced his workmen to forsake, Them bound till his return their labour not to slake.
Page 110 - And take the ark of the Lord, and lay it upon the cart; and put the jewels of gold, which ye return him for a trespass offering, in a coffer by the side thereof; and send it away, that it may go.
Page 398 - Then, swift ascending from the azure wave, He took the path that winded to the cave. Large was the grot, in which the nymph he found (The...
Page 399 - While she with work and song the time divides, And through the loom the golden shuttle guides.
Page 250 - Among the heathen of their purchase got, And fabled how the serpent, whom they call'd Ophion with Eurynome, the wide...
Page 399 - With purple clusters blushing through the green. Four limpid fountains from the clefts distil, And every fountain pours a several rill, In mazy windings wandering down the hill: Where bloomy meads with vivid greens were crown'd, And glowing violets threw odours round. A scene, where, if a god should cast his sight, A god might gaze, and wander with delight!
Page 29 - And nurs'd his youth along the marshy shore, Where great Diana's peaceful altars flame, In fruitful fields; and Virbius was his name. Hippolytus, as old records have said, Was by his...
Page 162 - Celtae, were first known. I question, whether there be in the world a monument, which is much prior to the celebrated Stone-Henge. There is reason to think, that it was erected by a foreign colony; one of the first, which came into the island.
Page 44 - Thrice happy you, whofe walls already rife ; 610 ./Eneas faid ; and view'd, with lifted eyes, Their lofty towers : then entering at the gate, Conceal'd in clouds (prodigious to relate), He mix'd, unmark'd, among the bufy throng, Borne by the tide, and pafs'd unfeen along.