Bell's New Pantheon: Or, Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi-gods, Heroes, and Fabulous Personages of Antiquity: Also, of the Images and Idols Adored in the Pagan World; Together with Their Temples, Priests, Altars, Oracles, Fasts, Festivals, Games ....
J. Bell, 1790 - Classical dictionaries - 329 pages
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Page 108 - The birds their quire apply ; airs, vernal airs, Breathing the smell of field and grove, attune The trembling leaves, while universal Pan, Knit with the Graces and the Hours in dance, Led on the eternal Spring.
Page 192 - Aries, the Ram; Taurus, the Bull; Gemini, the Twins; Cancer, the Crab; Leo, the Lion; Virgo, the Virgin; Libra, the Balance; Scorpio, the Scorpion; Sagittarius, the Archer; Capricornus, the Goat; Aquarius, the Water-bearer; and Pisces, the Fishes.
Page 114 - And when he was brought before the assembly, they said unto him : Hast thou done this unto our Gods, O ABRAHAM ? He answered : Nay, that biggest of them hath done it : but ask them, if they can speak.
Page 170 - In this was every art, and every charm, To win the wisest, and the coldest warm: Fond love, the gentle vow, the gay desire, The kind deceit, the still-reviving fire, Persuasive speech, and more persuasive sighs, Silence that spoke, and eloquence of eyes.
Page 140 - With that, his weapon deep inflicts the wound The bleeding savage tumbles to the ground; The sacred herald rolls the victim slain (A feast for fish) into the foaming main.
Page 113 - And he put down the idolatrous priests, whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah, and in the places round about Jerusalem; them also that burned incense unto Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of heaven.
Page 266 - Ilesus/ and the symbol of the oak ; and had no other temple than a wood or a grove, where all their religious rites were performed. Nor was any person...
Page 341 - ... led him in that manner along the stadium, demanding with a loud voice of all the assembly, " Is there any one who can accuse this man of any crime ? Is he a robber, or a slave, or wicked and depraved in his life and manners...
Page 282 - This done, strange and amazing objects presented themselves. Sometimes the place they were in seemed to shake round them ; sometimes it appeared bright and resplendent with light and radiant fire, and then again was covered with black darkness.