Remaines of Gentilisme and Judaisme

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Folk-lore Society, 1881 - Folklore - 273 pages
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Page 29 - And when he hath made an end of reconciling the holy place, and the tabernacle of the congregation, and the altar, he shall bring the live goat : and Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions in all their sins, putting them upon the head of the goat, and shall send him away by the hand of a fit man into the wilderness : And the goat shall bear upon him all their iniquities unto a land...
Page 123 - If any man trespass against his neighbour, and an oath be laid upon him to cause him to swear, and the oath come before thine altar in this house : then hear thou in heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, condemning the wicked, to bring his way upon his head; and justifying .the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness.
Page 124 - The God of Abraham, and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge betwixt us.
Page 212 - How is the hammer of the whole earth cut asunder and broken! how is Babylon become a desolation among the nations!
Page 215 - Sirat, which they say is laid over the midst of hell, and described to be finer than a hair, and sharper than the edge of a sword...
Page 29 - Maple (Gossips' bowle) full of beer, which he was to drinke up, and sixpence in money, in consideration whereof he tooke upon him (ipso facto) all the Sinnes of the Defunct, and freed him (or her) from walking after they were dead.
Page 61 - Before printing, Old-wives Tales were ingeniose : and since Printing came in fashion, till a little before the Civil-warres, the ordinary sort of People were not taught to reade...
Page 217 - For which the shepherds at their festivals Carol her goodness loud in rustic lays, And throw sweet garland wreaths into her stream Of pansies, pinks, and gaudy daffodils.
Page 216 - Chinavar, that is, the straight bridge, leading directly into the other world; on the midst of which they suppose the angels, appointed by GOD to perform that office, will stand, who will require of every one a strict account of his actions, and weigh them in the manner we have already mentioned. It is true the Jews speak likewise of the bridge of hell, which they say is no broader than a thread...
Page 235 - They wore about their necks a great horn of an oxe in a string or bawdrie, which, when they came to an house for almes, they did wind: and they did put the drink given them into this horn, whereto they did put a stopple.