The Story of Vedic India as Embodied Principally in the Rig-Veda

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G. P. Putnam's sons, 1895 - Hindu mythology - 457 pages
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Page 338 - And the fear of you, and the dread of you, shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea ; into your hand are they delivered.
Page 456 - ... accepted historical authorities have resulted in definite conclusions. The subjects of the different volumes have been planned to cover connecting and, as far as possible, consecutive epochs or periods, so that the set when completed will present in a comprehensive narrative the chief events in the great STORY OF THE NATIONS ; but it is, of course, not always practicable to issue the several volumes in their chronological order. The " Stories " are printed in good readable type, and in handsome...
Page 86 - Wouldst thou the young year's blossoms and the fruits of its decline, And all by which the soul is charmed, enraptured, feasted, fed? Wouldst thou the earth and heaven itself in one sole name combine? I name thee, O Sakoontala! and all at once is said.
Page 341 - For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living substance that I have made will I destroy from off the face of the earth.
Page 456 - Jewett. PERSIA. SGW Benjamin. ANCIENT EGYPT. Prof. Geo. Rawlinson. ALEXANDER'S EMPIRE. Prof. J. P. Mahaffy. ASSYRIA. ZA Ragozin. THE GOTHS. Henry Bradley. IRELAND. Hon. Emily Lawless. TURKEY. Stanley Lane-Poole. MEDIA, BABYLON, AND PERSIA. ZA Ragozin.
Page 178 - Where life is free, in the third heaven of heavens, where the worlds are radiant, there make me immortal...
Page 172 - We have drunk the Soma ; we have become immortal : we have entered into light; we have known the gods. What can an enemy now do to us, or what can the malice of any mortal effect...
Page 456 - THE HANSA TOWNS. Helen Zimmern. EARLY BRITAIN. Prof. Alfred J. Church. THE BARBARY CORSAIRS. Stanley Lane-Poole. RUSSIA. WR Morfill. THE JEWS UNDER ROME. W. D. Morrison. SCOTLAND. John Mackintosh. SWITZERLAND. R. Stead and Mrs. A. Hug. PORTUGAL. H.
Page 338 - And of every living thing of all flesh two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark to keep them alive with thee ; they shall be male and female.
Page 412 - Second hymn : 1. \\7ise and mighty are the works of him who stemmed asunder the wide firmaments. He lifted on high the bright and glorious heaven ; he stretched out apart the starry sky and the earth.

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