Yermah the Dorado

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W. Doxey, 1897 - California - 350 pages

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Page 173 - And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord God, that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the earth in the clear day...
Page 2 - So shall she cowled, sit and pray Till morning bears her sins away. Then rise, O Fleecy Fog, and raise The glory of her coming days; Be as the cloud that flecks the seas Above her smoky argosies ; When forms familiar shall give place To stranger speech and newer face; When all her throes and anxious fears Lie hushed in the repose of years; SAN FRANCISCO.
Page 1 - SAN FRANCISCO (FROM THE SEA) SERENE, indifferent of Fate, Thou sittest at the Western Gate ; Upon thy height, so lately won, Still slant the banners of the sun ; Thou seest the white seas strike their tents, 0 Warder of two continents ! And, scornful of the peace that flies Thy angry winds and sullen skies, Thou drawest all things, small or great, To thee, beside the Western Gate.
Page 66 - Fiat judicium per ignem in virtute Michael! Angel of the blind eyes, obey, or pass away with this holy water! Work winged bull, or revert to the earth, unless thou wilt that I should pierce thee with this sword! Chained eagle, obey my sign, or fly before this breathing! Writhing serpent, crawl at my feet, or be tortured by the sacred fire and give way before the perfumes that I burn in it! Water, return to water! Fire, burn! Air, circulate! Earth, revert to earth! By virtue of the Pentagram, which...
Page 211 - Still, in another passage, it is said: — "... Stars (meteors) showered on the lands of the black Faces; but they slept. "The speaking beasts (the magic watchers) kept quiet. "The nether lords waited for orders, but they came not, for their masters slept. "The waters arose, and covered the valleys from one end of the Earth to the other. High lands remained, the bottom of the Earth (the lands of the antipodes) remained dry.
Page 290 - I do not believe that any of those who took part in this expedition would have taken so much trouble to get into Paradise." There was at the time of the conquest of Peru a tradition current that one of the younger brothers of the...
Page 341 - Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl standing like two colossal sentinels to guard the entrance to the enchanted region. Far away to the east was seen the conical head of Orizaba soaring high into the clouds, and nearer, the barren, though beautifully shaped Sierra de Malinche, throwing its broad shadows over the plains of Tlascala.
Page 307 - Mazda shall make a receptacle out of the reach of the dog, of the fox, and of the wolf, and wherein rain-water cannot stay.
Page 211 - May every yellow face send sleep from himself (mesmerize?) to every black face. May even they (the Sorcerers) avoid pain and suffering. May every man true to the Solar Gods bind (paralyze) every man under the lunar gods, lest he should suffer or escape his destiny. 'And may every yellow face offer of his life-water (blood) to the speaking animal of a black face, lest he awaken his master.

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