Barddas, Or, A Collection of Original Documents Illustrative of the Theology, Wisdom and Usages of the Bardo-Druidic System of the Isle of Britain

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D.J. Roderic, 1862 - Bards and bardism
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Page 342 - Lo, all these things worketh God oftentimes with man, To bring back his soul from the pit, to be enlightened with the light of the living.
Page 101 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...
Page lxxxi - Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church: whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God; even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints: to whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles ; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory...
Page 348 - Witness the triad of the Three Awful Events of the Island of Britain.9 First, the bursting of the lake of waters, and the overwhelming of the face of all lands; so that all mankind were drowned, excepting Dwyvan and Dwyvach, who escaped in a naked vessel (without sails) and of them the Island of Britain was re-peopled.
Page lxvi - Doethineb," which very much resembles the above, so much so as to impress us with the belief that it was the original model after which the Greek Triad was compiled. It runs thus, " The three first principles of wisdom— Obedience to the laws of God; Concern for the good of mankind ; And bravery in sustaining all the accidents of life.
Page lxvi - To worship the gods •, To do no evil ; And to exercise fortitude.
Page 197 - There are three primeval unities, and more than one of each cannot exist : one God ; one truth ; and one point of liberty, and this is where all opposites equiponderate.
Page 209 - Cyfranogiad o ddaioni a drwg yw pob bywydolion good and evil ; God and Cythraul, and darkness in darkness, and powerless inability. 8. Cythraul is destitute of life and intention — a thing of necessity, not of will, without being or life, in respect of existence and personality ; but vacant in reference to what is vacant, dead in reference to what is dead, and nothing in reference to what is nothing. Whereas God is good with...
Page lvii - And there are among them [the Gauls] composers of verses, whom they call Bards ; these, singing to instruments similar to a lyre, applaud some, while they vituperate others. There are also certain philosophers and priests surpassingly esteemed, whom they call Druids. They have also soothsayers, who are held in high estimation ; and these, by auguries and the sacrifice of victims, foretel future events, and hold the commonalty in complete subjection: and more especially, when they deliberate on matters...
Page 221 - Hu7 the Mighty, — Jesus the Son of God, — the least in respect of His worldly greatness whilst in the flesh, and the greatest in heaven of all visible majesties. a combination of Bardic symbols, which indicates preservation, creation, and destruction, and which was one of the earliest forms of the Divine Name. lolo Morganwg interprets...

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