The Oedipus Romanus; or, An attempt to prove, from the principles of reasoning adopted by the Rt. Hon. Sir William Drummond, in his Oedipus Judaicus, that the twelve Caesars are the signs of the zodiac ...
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The Œdipus Romanus; or, An attempt to prove, from the principles of ...
George Townsend,sir William Drummond (bart.)
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1819
The Oedipus Romanus; Or, an Attempt to Prove, from the Principles of ...
Ingen forhåndsvisning tilgjengelig - 2015
admiration allegorical Almanac Ammonian Amorites ancient appear Aquarius arguments asserted asterism astronomical emblem Augustus Benoth Berenice Bilhah Brutus Bull Caius Julius Caesar Calah calendar Caliga Caligula Cancer Capricorn CEdipus Judaicus celebrated Chaldee Christian circumstances Claudius conquered constellations derived disguise Domitian Edip Egyptian eminent Emperor equal esoteric evidently expression fact fountain Galba guage heavens Hebrew hypothesis identify ingenious interpretation Joshua Julius Caesar Kircher language learned Lion mansion meaning mond mysterious nations Nero object original Otho passage Patriarchs Perizzites Pisces Pompey prefix proof prove radical reader reason referred Revelation Roman historians Rome rules of etymology Sagittarius says Sir William Scorpio Scripture shew shewn sign Aries sign Virgo signifies Simeon and Levi Sir William Drum Sir William Drummond star Succoth Suetonius Sun's supposed Tacitus Taurus thou Tiberius tion Titus translated truth Tsabaists twelve Signs typical typified Vespasian Virgo vowels word worship writers Zabulon Zodiac
Side 27 - ... he speaks the word of promise to the ear, and breaks it to the hope,' the whole world will at once pronounce him insincere.
Side 85 - Judah is a lion's whelp; from the prey, my son, thou art gone up. He stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as an old lion. Who shall rouse him up? The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.
Side 9 - Truth indeed came once into the world with her Divine Master, and was a perfect shape most glorious to look on : but when he ascended, and his Apostles after him were laid asleep, then straight arose a wicked race of deceivers, who, as that story goes of the Egyptian Typhon with his conspirators, how they dealt with the good Osiris, took the virgin Truth, hewed her lovely form into a thou,sand pieces, and scattered them to the four winds.
Side 10 - Him were laid asleep, then straight arose a wicked race of deceivers, who, as that story goes of the Egyptian Typhon with his conspirators, how they dealt with the good Osiris, took the virgin, Truth, hewed her lovely form into a thousand pieces, and scattered them to the four winds. From that time ever since, the sad friends of Truth, such as durst appear, imitating the careful search that Isis made for the mangled body of Osiris, went up and down gathering up limb by limb still as they could find...
Side 121 - O my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united ! for in their anger they slew a man, and in their self-will they digged down a wall. Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel.
Side 25 - Again ; the mathematical postulate, that " things which are equal to the same are equal to one another," is similar to the form of the syllogism in logic, which unites things agreeing in the middle term.
Side 120 - Simeon and Levi are brethren ; instruments of cruelty are in their habitations. O my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united ! for in their anger they slew a man, and in their self-will they digged down a wall.
Side 65 - Joseph is a fruitful bough, even a fruitful bough by a well whose branches run over the wall. The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him : but his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob...
Side 84 - Judah, thou art he whom thy brethren shall praise; thy hand shall be in the neck of thine enemies; thy father's children shall bow down before thee. Judah is a lion's whelp; from the prey, my son, thou art gone up. He stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as an old lion. Who shall rouse him up?