Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated by the Religion of Ancient Egypt: Delivered in May and June, 1879

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Williams & Norgate, 1880 - 259 pages

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Page 97 - And God spake unto Moses, and said unto him, I am the LORD: and I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the name of God Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH was I not known to them.
Page 68 - Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.
Page 53 - TRANSACTIONS OF THE SECOND SESSION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF ORIENTALISTS. Held in London in September 1874. Edited by Robert K. Douglas, Hon.
Page 101 - is not far from any one of us, for in Him we live and move and have our being...
Page 72 - Doing that which is right and hating that which is wrong, I was bread to the hungry, water to the thirsty, clothes to the naked, a refuge to him that was in want; that which I did to him, the great God hath done to me.
Page 215 - Each god is to the mind of the supplicant as good as all the gods. He is felt, at the time, as a real divinity as supreme and absolute, in spite of the necessary limitations which, to our mind, a plurality of gods must entail on every single god.
Page 67 - ... more than two cubits, and as it is shown to the guests in rotation, the bearer exclaims, " Cast your eyes on this figure : after death you yourself will resemble it; drink then, and be happy.
Page 238 - ... te, dea, te fugiunt venti, te nubila caeli adventumque tuum, tibi suavis daedala tellus summittit flores, tibi rident aequora ponti placatumque nitet diffuso lumine caelum.
Page 162 - This explains the true meaning of the expression, " the souls of the king," which has puzzled many scholars. It is very frequently found and at a very early period. The king had the seven souls of Ea.3 That the sovereign in his official utterances should proclaim his divinity, is less to be wondered at than that private individuals should speak of him in the same style. But the doctrine was universally received. " Thou art," says an ode translated by M. Chabas and Mr. Goodwin, "as it were the image...
Page 60 - ... .with sculptures. Then you must build up or uncover the massive tombs, now broken or choked with sand, so as to restore the aspect of vast streets of tombs, like those on the Appian Way, out of which the Great Pyramid would rise like a cathedral above smaller churches. Lastly, you must enclose the two other Pyramids with stone precincts and gigantic gateways, and above all you must restore the Sphinx, as he (for it must never be forgotten that a female Sphinx was almost unknown) was in the days...

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