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ORIGIN OF PAGAN IDOLATRY
BY GEORGE STANLEY FABER, B. D.
RECTOR OF LONG-NEWTON.
Every reasonable Hypothesis should be supported on a fact.
WARBURTON'S Dix. Leg. vol. V. p. 458.
Printed by R. and R. Gilbert, St. John's Square, Clerkenwell,
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH YARD.
Concerning the identity and lunari-terrene character of the great
goddesses of the Gentiles
I. ALL the principal goddesses resolve themselves into one: and that one is
equally the Earth and the Moon
Respecting certain remarkable opinions, which the Gentiles enter
tained of the Moon and the Earth
I. The Moon was compared to a ship, and was described as floating on the
8. Fable of the man in the Moon equally known in opposite quarters of
V. For the same reason the universal frame of Nature was compared to a vast
10. Navicular character of the Phenician Astoreth