ftances from this Portion of it which we liihabir ; they must needs take care of
those People that dwell upon the same parcel of Land , in common with Us , from
East to Welt : And , if they Interest themselves in the Affairs of all that live in the
Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
He has only one hand ; for when the terrible Fenris - Wolf grew so powerful that
he even threatened the gods themselves in Asgard , Tyr ventured to chain him up
with bonds that could not be unloosed , and in so doing lost his hand . He bears ...
Author: Wilhelm Wägner
Category: Mythology, Norse
The meaning of arcanus , hidden mysterious , applied to the gods themselves ,
like absconditus - Kronos was the hidden , the veiled god - and to things and
practices of religion whose very names were taboo , then acquires a far and
Author: John O'Neill
In fact , being ourselves connected with bodies , we ought to render a bodily
worship to the gods . These gods , themselves incorporeal by their nature , have
presented to us their first images in the second order of gods , or in those which ...
Author: Arthur Dyot Thomson
It is admitted that the Moipai were some times personified , and made Gods
themselves , and that they are some times spoken of as exercising a power which
even the Gods cannot controul or resist . In Æschylus they are invoked as Gods ,
Category: Oedipus (Greek mythology)
No matters are mentioned as discussed in this thingstead in which any person is
interested who does not dwell in Asgard, or which are not of such a nature that
they have reference to how the gods themselves are to act under particular ...
Author: Viktor Rydberg
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction
There is no room in “ Shinto ” for idols , the gods themselves being ever present
in their embodiments or their works , the ... nature herself , “ without , within ,
above us and around , ” is the ever - open book wherein the will of the gods and
Category: Great Britain
Xenophon in his Memorabilia , 4 , 6 , 2 - 4 , makes Socrates explain that piety , or
practical recognition of the gods , eugépela , consists in giving the gods due ...
more beautiful and pious way than by doing as they themselves command ?
Author: Frederic Huidekoper
Xenophon in his Memorabilia , 4 , 6 , 2 - 4 , makes Socrates cxplain that piety , or
practical recognition of the gods , evo éßela ... How THEN CAN ANY ONE honor
the gods in a more beautiful and pious way than by doing as they themselves ...
Author: Frederic Huidekoper
The greater power of the white men was ascribed to the superiority of their gods ,
a fact which contributed not a little to their ready acceptance of Christianity . They
had many idols , but these were not regarded as the gods themselves , only as ...
The great mother , too , is danced ; the Dindymene of Pessinus , in spite of her
age , surrendering herself to disgusting passion in the ... People really thought
the gods themselves commanded these shows , or extorted them as if by threats .
Author: Johann Joseph Ignaz von DOELLINGER
There is but one other pretext , that the gods themselves would have their
mysteries made allegories , not choosing that they should be generally
understood . But how was this ascertained ? and why would they not allow the
truth to be told ...
Author: Alexander Roberts
The Gods were not supposed to concern themselves much with men's conduct to
one another , except when men had contrived to make the Gods themselves an
interested party , by placing an assertion or an engagement under the sanction ...
Author: John Stuart Mill
This latter meets and embraces the gods themselves in his sculptures more as a
brother and an equal than with any humility as a worshipper . He receives from
them all that can gratify his own pride and ambition . They give to him never ...
Author: William Palmer