A New System; Or, An Analysis of Antient Mythology:: Wherein an Attempt is Made to Divest Tradition of Fable; and to Reduce the Truth to Its Original Purity,

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J. Walker; W. J. and J. Richardson; R. Faulder and Son; R. Lea; J. Nunn; Cuthell and Martin; H.D. Symonds; Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe; E. Jeffery; Lackington, Allen, and Company; J. Booker; Black, Parry, and Kingsbury; J. Asperne; J. Murray; and J. Harris., 1807

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Página 75 - Thammuz came next behind, Whose annual wound in Lebanon allur'd The Syrian damsels to lament his fate ,, In amorous ditties all a summer's day : While smooth Adonis from his native rock Ran purple to the sea; suppos'd with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded. . . • i
Página 43 - Thou shalt not bring the hire of a whore, or the price of a dog, into the house of the Lord thy God for any vow: for both these are an abomination to the Lord thy God.
Página 166 - They hare built the high places of Tophet, which is in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to burn their sons and their daughters in the fire. And
Página 7 - "Then all the princes of the sea shall come down from their thrones, and lay away their robes, and put off their broidered garments. And
Página 196 - so we find it to have been, In most of the antient rites there is some allusion to the * serpent. I have taken notice, that in the Orgies of Bacchus, the persons who partook of the ceremony used to carry serpents in their hands, and with horrid screams called upon Eva, Eva. They were often crowned with
Página 34 - goose: which at first does not seem consistent with the gravity of his character. But we are informed by Porphyry, that this was not done by way of ridicule: for Socrates esteemed it a very serious and religious mode of attestation: and under these terms made a solemn appeal to the son of
Página 383 - or family by the name of its founder : and a nation by the head of the line. People are often spoken of collectively in the singular under such a patronymic. Hence we read in Scripture, that Israel abode in tents ; that Judah was put to the worst in battle;
Página 70 - stilled all the people, saying, Hold your peace, for the day is holy: neither be ye grieved. Such was the
Página 145 - Hie ferus expositum peregrinis anguis arenis Os petit, et sparsos stillanti rore capillos. Tandem Phoebus adest: morsusque inferre paran tern . . Arcet; et in lapidem rictus serpentis apertos
Página 166 - And in another place : They have built also the high places of Baal, to burn their sons with

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