Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy, Religion, Language, Art and Custom, Volume 2

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Page 188 - Of echoing hill or thicket have we heard Celestial voices, to the midnight air, Sole, or responsive...
Page 43 - To those whose talents are above mediocrity, the highest subjects may be announced. To those who are below mediocrity, the highest subjects may not be announced.' CHAP. XX. Fan Ch'ih asked what constituted wisdom. The Master said, To give one's self earnestly to the duties due to men, and, while respecting spiritual beings, to keep aloof from them, may be called wisdom.
Page 82 - And Isaac gave up the ghost, and died, and was gathered unto his people, being old and full of days: and his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.
Page 55 - Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men ! 16 For he hath broken the gates of brass, and cut the bars of iron in sunder.
Page 301 - If there be found among you, within any of thy gates which the LORD thy God giveth thee, man or woman, that hath wrought wickedness in the sight of the LORD thy God, in transgressing his covenant, 3 And hath gone and served other gods, and worshipped them, either the sun, or moon, or any of the host of heaven...
Page 386 - ... an offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD. 6 Т And if his offering for a sacrifice of peace offering unto the LORD be of the flock ; male or female, he shall offer it without blemish.
Page 387 - To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto Me ? saith the LORD : I am full of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts ; and I delight not in the blood of bullocks, or of lambs, or of he-goats.
Page 82 - How long, Lord? wilt thou hide thyself for ever? shall thy wrath burn like fire? 47 Remember how short my time is: wherefore hast thou made all men in vain? 48 What man is he that liveth, and shall not see death? shall he deliver his soul from the hand of the grave?
Page 83 - And Saul answered, I am sore distressed; for the Philistines make war against me, and God is departed from me, and answereth me no more, neither by prophets, nor by dreams : therefore I have called thee, that thou mayest make known unto me what I shall do.
Page 364 - ... is asked for, but desire is as yet limited to personal advantage. It is at later and higher moral levels, that the worshipper begins to add to his entreaty for prosperity the claim for help toward virtue and against vice, and prayer becomes an instrument of morality. In the Papuan Island of Tanna...

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