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Primitive Culture; Researches Into the Development of Mythology ..., Volume 1
Sir Edward Burnett Tylor
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Page 50 - Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men ! 16 For he hath broken the gates of brass, and cut the bars of iron in sunder.
Page 38 - To those whose talents are above mediocrity, the highest subjects may be announced. To those who are below mediocrity, the highest subjects may not be announced.' CHAP. XX. Fan Ch'ih asked what constituted wisdom. The Master said, To give one's self earnestly to the duties due to men, and, while respecting spiritual beings, to keep aloof from them, may be called wisdom.
Page 349 - To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto Me ? saith the LORD : I am full of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts ; and I delight not in the blood of bullocks, or of lambs, or of he-goats.
Page 66 - Where life is free, in the third heaven of heavens, where the worlds are radiant, there make me immortal...
Page 430 - Life and Times of Titian, with some Account of his Family, chiefly from new and unpublished records. With Portrait and Illustrations. 2 vols. 8vo. 42s. CUMMING (R. GORDON). Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa.
Page 149 - Among the smooth stones of the stream is thy portion ; they, they are thy lot : even to them hast thou poured a drink offering, thou hast offered a meat offering.
Page 348 - ... an offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD. 6 Т And if his offering for a sacrifice of peace offering unto the LORD be of the flock ; male or female, he shall offer it without blemish.
Page 21 - It is wonderful that five thousand years have now elapsed since the creation of the world, and still it is undecided whether or not there has ever been an instance of the spirit of any person appearing after death. All argument is against it; but all belief is for it.
Page 430 - Rambles of a Naturalist on the Shores and Waters of the China Sea. Being Observations in Natural History during a Voyage to China, Formosa, Borneo, Singapore, &c., during 1866—67.
Page 73 - Though they dig into hell, thence shall mine hand take them; though they climb up to heaven, thence will I bring them down: And though they hide themselves in the top of Carmel, I will search and take them out thence; and though they be hid from my sight in the bottom of the sea, thence will I command the serpent, and he shall bite them...