Zoroaster, Volume 1

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Macmillan and Company, 1885 - Iran - 269 pages
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Page 15 - Then came in all the king's wise men : but they could not read the writing, nor make known to the king the interpretation.
Page 268 - Nehushta's head fell forward on the high priest's breast, and her arms clasped him wildly as his clasped her. " Oh, Zoroaster, my beloved, my beloved ! Say not any more that I am unfaithful, for I have been faithful even unto death, and I shall be with you beyond the stars for ever...
Page 198 - The All- Wise Creator, Ahura Mazda, the greatest, the best, the most fair in glory and majesty, " The mightiest in his strength, the wisest in his wisdom, the holiest in his holiness, whose power is of all power the fairest, " Who is very wise, who maketh all things to rejoice afar, " Who hath made us and formed us, who hath saved us, the holiest among the heavenly ones, " Him I adore and praise, unto him I declare the sacrifice, him I invite...
Page 263 - But Nehushta took his hand in hers, and gazed into his calm eyes. " Knowest thou not, Zoroaster...
Page 259 - ... cried the frightened slave-women. " Go you all to the farther window," commanded Nehushta. " Leap down upon the balcony — it is scarce a man's height, — follow it to the end and past the corner where it joins the main wall of the garden. Run along upon the wall till you find a place where you can descend. Through the gardens you can easily reach the road. Fly, and save yourselves in the darkness.
Page 271 - A work of unusual ability. . . . It fully deserves the notice it is sure to attract.
Page 266 - I fear," and Esther hung her dark head, " but I have learned some beautiful verses in the Persian tongue." She repeated, softly: " Praise we the all-wise God, who hath made and created the ages; Praise him who in the heavens hath sown and hath scattered the seed of the stars; Praise him who moves between the three ages that are, and have been, and shall be!
Page 259 - From the hills, from the hills they are descending in thousands," cried half a dozen of the frightened women at once, the rest huddled together like sheep, moaning in their fear. " Go you all to the farther window," cried Nehushta, in commanding tones. " Leap down upon the balcony — it is scarce a man's height — follow it to the end and past the corner where it joins the main wall of the garden. Run along upon the wall till you find a place where you can descend. Through the gardens you can easily...
Page 173 - I am," whereby a man knows himself from other men, and with which there is an intelligence of lower but none of higher things ; the sixth is that...
Page 170 - The Universal Agent or Star Magno has been known and used by the mystics of all ages with the favored few. It is that subtile and all-pervading fluid, of which the phenomena of light, heat, electricity, magnetism, and vitality are considered to be but the grosser and more palpable manifestations. It is the subjective and one of the first great principles of nature and of being.

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