Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap der Kunsten en Wetenschappen, Part 42

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Page 183 - gainst that season comes Wherein our saviour's birth is celebrated, This bird of dawning singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit dares stir abroad ; The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm, So hallow'd and so gracious is the time.
Page 546 - Lu asked about serving the spirits of the dead. The Master said, 'While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve their spirits?' Chi Lu added, 'I venture to ask about death?
Page 547 - 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 224 - I find also that in the month of May, the citizens of London of all estates, lightly in every parish, or sometimes two or three parishes joining together, had their several mayings and did fetch in maypoles, with divers warlike shows, with good archers...
Page 183 - And then it started like a guilty thing Upon a fearful summons. I have heard, The cock, that is the trumpet to the morn, Doth with his lofty and shrill-sounding throat Awake the god of day...
Page 305 - ... dragons to go togyther in tokenynge that Johan dyed in brennynge love and charyte to God and man, and they that dye in charyte shall have parte of all good prayers, and they that do not, shall never be saved. Then as these dragons flewe in th...
Page 521 - Over the coffin was an image of the late king, bearing a rich crown of gold and diamonds and holding two shields, one of gold, the other of silver ; the hands had white gloves on, and the fingers were adorned with very precious rings. This image was dressed with cloth of gold,
Page 388 - One of them embraces the other, when they revel in the shower of water ; and the brown frog jumping after he has been ducked, joins his speech with the green one. As one of them repeats the speech of the other, 1 Muir, Anc. Sanskrit Texts, T. 435 ff. Haug, ' Brahma und die Brahmanen,
Page 184 - The Jews adopted it to suit the circumstances of their history, as a type of their departure from the land of Egypt ; and it was used in the feast of the Passover as part of the furniture of the table, with the paschal lamb.
Page 183 - It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit dare stir abroad, The nights .are wholesome, then no planets strike, No fairy takes nor witch hath power to charm, So hallow'd and so gracious is the time.

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