Barddas: Or, A Collection of Original Documents, Illustrative of the Theology, Wisdom, and Usages of the Bardo-druidic System of the Isle of Britain

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D.J. Roderio, 1862 - Druids and druidism
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Page lxxiii - Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church: whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God; even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints: to whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles ; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory...
Page 334 - Lo, all these things worketh God oftentimes with man, To bring back his soul from the pit, to be enlightened with the light of the living.
Page 165 - Gwynvyd; without these three things nothing can exist but God. 15. Three things are necessary in Abred : the least of all animation, and thence a beginning; the material of all things, and thence increase, which cannot take place in any other state; and the formation of all things out of the dead, hence diversity of existence. 16. Three things cannot but happen to all living beings by the justice of God : co-sufferance in Abred, because without that none could...
Page 355 - God, Thy protection; And in protection, strength ; And in strength, understanding; And in understanding, knowledge; And in knowledge, the knowledge of justice; And in the knowledge of justice, the love of it; And in that love, the love of all existences ; And in the love of all existences, the love of God. God and all goodness.
Page iii - Morganwg) for the purpose of forming a continuation of the Myvyrian Archaiology, and afterwards proposed to be used as materials for a New History of Wales. Edited with Notes and Translations, by his son, the late TALIESIN AB IOLO, of Merthyr Tydvil.
Page lviii - Doethineb," which very much resembles the above, so much so as to impress us with the belief that it was the original model after which the Greek Triad was compiled. It runs thus, " The three first principles of wisdom— Obedience to the laws of God; Concern for the good of mankind ; And bravery in sustaining all the accidents of life.
Page lviii - To worship the gods ; To do no evil ; And to exercise fortitude.
Page lvi - Druids were said to possess concerning the universe, and as to their being in the habit of training their disciples for the long space of twenty years.
Page 189 - There are three primeval unities, and more than one of each cannot exist : one God ; one truth ; and one point of liberty, and this is where all opposites equiponderate.
Page 215 - The Circle of Abred, in which are all corporal and dead existences. The Circle of Gwynvyd, in which are all animated and immortal beings. The Circle of Ceugant, where there is only God.

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