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Ahura Mazda Aryan Aryan race Avesta Ayodhya ballads bards beautiful Beowulf Bhima Brahman bright brought called century character charioteer Charlemagne charm child Christian clouds comes conquered Damayanti dark dawn dead drama earth Edda epic Europe evil eyes father fight fire French German gods Greece Greek heart heaven hero Hindu horses human husband hymns idea India Indra Keltic Kelts killed king land language Latin light literature living lord Maha Bharata maiden Middle Ages mighty mind modern Mohammedan monks mother mythology Nala nations nature never Nibelungen night noble Norse Norsemen Odin Odysseus pagan Persian plays poem poet poetical poetry race raja Rama Ramayana religion religious Rig Veda Romans sacred sacrifice Sakoontala Sanskrit says Shah Nameh Sigurd Slavonic solar myth songs soul spirit story sword tells Teutonic thee thou thought translated Varuna Vidarbha Volsung Volsung Saga Vritra wife word wrote
Page 24 - Where life is free, in the third heaven of heavens, where the worlds are radiant, there make me immortal!
Page 34 - Wherever the mighty water cloud went, where they placed the seed and lit the fire, thence arose He who is the only life of the bright gods : who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice ? " He who by his might looked even over the water clouds, the clouds which gtive strength and lit the sacrifice, He who is God above all gods...
Page 339 - ... they are sung with a clear voice and modulation most suitable, I acknowledge the great use of this institution. Thus I fluctuate between peril of pleasure, and approved wholesomeness ; inclined the rather (though not as pronouncing an irrevocable opinion) to approve of the usage of singing in the church; that so by the delight of the ears, the weaker minds may rise to the feeling of devotion.
Page 123 - ... (And that is why the Wind in the hot weather is still so disagreeable.) But to the Moon she said : " Daughter, because you remembered your mother, and kept for her a share in your own enjoyment, from henceforth you shall be ever cool, and calm, and bright : no noxious glare shall accompany your pure rays, and men shall always call you blessed.
Page 27 - She, the fortunate, who brings the eye of the god, who leads the white and lovely steed (of the sun), the Dawn was seen, revealed by her rays ; with brilliant treasures she follows every one.
Page 84 - No sacrifice is allowed to women apart from their husbands, no religious rite, no fasting : as far only as a wife honours her lord, so far she is exalted in heaven.
Page 135 - If, then, thou really believest me to be the wife of another, and thy present conduct proceeds from some cloud that obscures thy recollection, I will easily convince thee by this token. KING. — An excellent idea ! SAKOONTALA [feeling for the ring].
Page 32 - Thirst came upon the worshipper, though he stood in/ the midst of the waters ; have mercy, almighty, have mercy ! 5.
Page 90 - Oh ! woe to youth, which must be destroyed by old age ! Woe to health, which must be destroyed by so many diseases ! Woe to this life, where a man remains so short a time ! If there were no old age, no disease, no death ; if these could be made captive for ever ! " Then, betraying for the first time his intentions, the young prince said, "Let us turn back : I must think how to accomplish deliverance.