Medii ævi kalendarium: or dates, charters, and customs of the Middle Ages, with kalendars from the tenth to the fifteenth century: and an alphabetical digest of the days of saints and anniversaries of the church; forming a glossary of the dates of the middle ages, with tables and other aids for ascertaining the date of early documents and the occurrence of historical events
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Page 146 - But we will certainly do whatsoever thing goeth forth out of our own mouth, to burn incense unto the queen of heaven and to pour out drink offerings unto her, as we have done, we and our fathers, our kings, and our princes, in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem: for then had we plenty of victuals, and were well, and saw no evil.
Page 56 - THAMMUZ came next behind, Whose annual wound in Lebanon allured The Syrian damsels to lament his fate In amorous ditties, all a summer's day ; While smooth Adonis from his native rock 450 Ran purple to the sea, supposed with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded...
Page 276 - Hath oftentimes commanded me With my clasped knee to climb : See how well the lusty time Hath decked their rising cheeks in red Such as on your lips is spread ! Here be berries for a queen, Some be red, some be green; These are of that luscious meat, The great god Pan himself doth eat: All these, and what the woods can yield, The hanging mountain or the field, I freely offer...
Page 146 - But since we left off to burn incense to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto her, we have wanted all things, and have been consumed by the sword and by the famine. And when we burned incense to the queen of heaven, and poured out drink offerings unto her, did we make her cakes to worship her, and pour out drink offerings unto her, without our men?
Page 63 - And he was casting out a devil, and it was dumb. And it came to pass, when the devil was gone out, the dumb spake; and the people wondered.
Page 172 - Nereids of the neighbouring seas, Where bowls and urns were form'd of living stone, And massy beams in native marble shone; On which the labours of the nymphs were roll'd, Their webs divine of purple mix'd with gold. Within the cave the clustering bees attend 130 Their waxen works, or from the roof depend.
Page 24 - Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into the eternal fire which is prepared for the devil and his angels...
Page 364 - Two hazel-nuts I threw into the flame, And to each nut I gave a sweetheart's name. This with the loudest bounce me sore amazed, That in a flame of brightest colour blazed. As blazed the nut so may thy passion grow, For 'twas thy nut that did so brightly glow.
Page 232 - As if here were those cooler shades of love. Can such delights be in the street And open fields and we not see't ? Come, we'll abroad ; and let's obey The proclamation made for May: And sin no more, as we have done, by staying ; But, my Corinna, come, let's go a-Maying.
Page 248 - Whoever draws the black bit is the devoted person who is to be sacrificed to Baal* whose favour they mean to implore, in rendering the year productive of the sustenance of man and beast. There is little doubt of these inhuman sacrifices having been once offered in this country as well as in the East, although they now pass from the act of sacrificing, and only compel the devoted person to leap three times through the flames ; with which the ceremonies of this festival are closed.