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" There was a time in which there existed nothing but darkness and an abyss of waters, wherein resided most hideous beings, which were produced of a two-fold principle. There appeared men, some of whom were furnished with two wings, others with four, and... "
Ancient Fragments of the Phoenician, Chaldaean, Egyptian, Tyrian ... - Page 24
by Isaac Preston Cory - 1832 - 361 pages
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A Dissertation on the Languages, Literature, and Manners of Eastern Nations ...

John Richardson - 1778 - 288 pages
...moft hideous beings, which were produced of a twofold principle. Men appeared with two wings ; fome with four; and with two faces. They had one body, but two heads ; the one of a man, the other of a woman. They were likewife in their feveral organs both male and female. Other...
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A New System: Or, An Analysis of Antient Mythology ...

Jacob Bryant - 1807
...most hideous beings, which " were produced of a twofold principle. Men f appeared with two wings, some with four, " and with two faces. They had one body, but '" two heads ; the one of a man, the other of *' a Woman. They were likewise in their several " organs both male and female....
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A New System: Or, An Analysis of Antient Mythology ...

Jacob Bryant - 1807
...most hideous beings, which " were produced of a twofold principle. Men " appeared with two wings, some with four, " and with two faces. They had one body, but " two heads; the one of a man, the other of 18 These again are the vords of the transcriber. 19 The history of the kings...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge

1834
...darkness and an abyss of waters, wherein resided most hideous beings, which were produced of a two-fold principle. There appeared men, some of whom were furnished...had one body but two heads ; the one that of a man, flic other of a woman; and likewise in their several organs both male and female. Other human figures...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D ..., Volume 17

David Thomas - 1867
...most hideous beings, which were produced of a twofold principle. Men appeared with two wings, some with four, and with two faces. They had one body, but two heads — the one of a man : the other of a •woman." The darkness and the abyss of waters certainly approach not to...
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The Homilist, Volume 9

1867
...most hideous beings, which were produced of a twofold principle. Men appeared with two wings, some with four, and with two faces. They had one body, but two heads — the one of a man : the other of a woman." The darkness and the abyss of waters certainly approach not to the...
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A Comparative History of Religions, Volumes 1-2

James Clement Moffat - 1871
...darkness and an abyss of waters, wherein resided most hideous beings, which were produced of a twofold principle. There appeared men, some of whom were furnished...heads ; the one that of a man, the other of a woman." He then mentions various other monstrous creatures, of all of which, he says, were preserved delineations...
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The Chaldean Account of Genesis

George Smith - 1880 - 337 pages
...darkness and an abyss of waters, wherein resided most hideous beings, which were produced of a two-fold principle. There appeared men, some of whom were furnished...heads ; the one that of a man, the other of a woman ; they were likewise in their several organs both male and female. Other human figures were to be seen...
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Indian Myths: Or, Legends, Traditions, and Symbols of the Aborigines of ...

Ellen Russell Emerson - 1884 - 677 pages
...wherein resided must hideous beings, which were produced by a twofold principle. There appeared men, Rome of whom were furnished with two wings, others with...had one body, but two heads — the one that of a roan, the other of a woman ; and likewise in their several organs they were both male and female. Other...
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The Hibbert Lectures

1887
...darkness and an abyss of waters, wherein resided most hideous beings, which were produced by a twofold principle. There appeared men, some of whom were furnished...heads ; the one that of a man, the other of a woman ; they were likewise in their several organs both male and female. Other human figures were to be seen...
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