Hutchinson & Company, 1917 - 316 pages
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Page 75 - He who by his might looked even over the water-clouds, the clouds which gave strength and lit the sacrifice ; he who is God above all gods. Who is the god to whom we shall offer our sacrifice...
Page 74 - King of the breathing and awakening world ; He who governs all, man and beast : who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice...
Page 76 - She shines upon us, like a young wife, rousing every living being to go to his work. The fire had to be kindled by men ; she brought light by striking down darkness.
Page 74 - In the beginning there arose the golden Child — He was the one born lord of all that is. He established the earth and this sky; — Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice ? 2.
Page 240 - ... the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of a high stature ; and his top was among the thick boughs...
Page 76 - She, the fortunate, who brings the eye of the gods, who leads the white and lovely steed (of the sun), the Dawn was seen revealed by her rays, with brilliant treasures, following every one.
Page 79 - That before that time they had been living in more northern regions, within the same precincts with the ancestors of the Greeks, the Italians, Slavonians, Germans, and Celts, is a fact as firmly established as that the Normans of William the Conqueror were the Northmen of Scandinavia. The evidence of language is irrefragable, and it is the only evidence worth listening to with regard to ante-historical periods.
Page 74 - He who gives life. He who gives strength ; whose blessing all the bright gods desire ; whose shadow is immortality, whose shadow is death. Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice ? " He who through his power is the only king of the breathing and awakening world.
Page 192 - For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations, and to the next age.
Page 72 - My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments: for length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.