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XVI. BOOK I. CH. VI. § 3.

Anaxandr. Rhod. ap. Natal. Com. I. 7; p. 12, ed. 1612.

I SACRIFICE to God the beef which

you

adore;
I broil the Egyptian eels, which you as God implore;
You fear to eat the flesh of swine; I find it sweet;
You worship dogs; to beat them I think meet,
When they my store devour.

XVII. BOOK I. CH. VI. 5 3.

Jus enal, xv. 9.11.

The Egyptians think it sin to root up or to bite
Their leeks or onions, which they serve with holy

rite.
O happy nations, which of their own sowing
Have store of gods in every garden growing !

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ASTRÆA last of heavenly wights the earth did leave.

XIX. BOOK I. CH. VI. § 4.

Cornelius Severus, Ætna, 43-5.

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The giants did advance their wicked hand

Against the stars, to thrust them headlong down;

And, robbing Jove of his imperial crown,
On conquered heavens to lay their proud command.

XX. BOOK I. CH. VI. § 5.

Lycophron, Alexandr. 1200.

SATURN to be the fatter not known,
By being the grave and burial of his own.

XXI. BOOK I. CH. VI. § 5.

Sibylla, III. p. 227, ed. Paris, 1599.

Things thus agreed, Titan made Saturn swear

No son to nourish; which by reigning might Usurp the right of Titan's lawful heir.

XXII. BOOK I. CH. VI. § 5.

Callim. eis TÒV Aía, 8, 9.

The Cretans ever liars were; they care not what

they say; For they a tomb have built for thee, O king that

livest alway.

XXIII. BOOK I. CH. VI. § 7.
Eurip. Fragm. Melanipp. vi. Dind.

HEAVEN and earth one form did bear;
But when disjoined once they were

From mutual embraces,
All things to light appeared then ;
Of trees, birds, beasts, fishes, and men

The still remaining races.

XXIV. BOOK I. CH. VI. § 7.
Orpheus tc Musæus; Fragm. 1. from Just. Mart.,

Cohort. ad Gent. 15.
Tuen marking this my sacred speech, but truly lend
Thy heart that's reason's sphere, and the right way

ascend, And see the world's sole king. First, He is simply

one

Begotten of Himself, from whom is born alone
All else, in which He's still ; nor could it e’er befall
A mortal eye to see Him once, yet He sees all.

XXV. BOOK I. CH. VI. $ 7.

Id. Fragm. vi. from Proclus.

The first of all is God, and the same last is He. God is the head and midst; yea, from Him all

things be. God is the base of earth and of the starred sky; He is the male and female too; shall never die. The spirit of all is God; the sun and moon and

what is higher; The king, the original of all, of all the end : For close in holy breast He all did comprehend; Whence all to blessed light His wondrous power

did send.

XXVI. BOOK I. CH. VII. § 2.

Ovid, Metam. xv. 293-4.
Bura and Helice on Achaian ground
Are sought in vain, but under sea are found.

XXVII. BOOK I. CH. VII. § 3.

Virgil, Æneid, viii. 318.23. SATURN descending from the heavens high,

Fearing the arms of Jupiter his son, His kingdom lost, and banished, thence doth fly.

Rude people on the mountain tops he won To live together, and by laws; which done,

He chose to call it Latium.

XXVIII, BOOK I. CH. VII. § 3.

Virgil, Æneid, viii. 328. THEN came the Ausonian bands and the Sicanian

tribes.

XXIX. BOOK I. CH. VII. § 7.

Ovid, Fasti, i. 103-4. THE ancients called me Chaos; my great years By those old times of which I sing appears.

XXX. BOOK I. CH. VIII. $ 3.

Tibull. Eleg. I. vii. 20. Tyrus knew first how ships might use the wind.

XXXI. BOOK I. CH. VIII. $ 3.

Lucan, Pharsal. iv. 131-5.

The moistened osier of the hoary willow

Is woven first into a little boat;

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Then, clothed in bullock's hide, upon the billow
Of a proud river lightly doth it float

Under the waterman:
So on the lakes of overswelling Po
Sails the Venetian; and the Briton so

On the outspread ocean.

XXXII. BOOK I. CH. VIII. § 4.

Apollon. Rhod. Argonaut. 11. 1004-6. THE Chalybes plough not their barren soil,

But undermine high hills for iron veins ; Changing the purchase of their endless toil

For merchandize, which their poor lives sustains.

XXXIII. BOOK I. CH. VIII. § II. † 2.

Ovid, Fasti, 11. 289.90.
THE Arcadians the earth inhabited
Ere yet the moon did shine, or Jove was bred.

XXXIV. BOOK I. CH. X. § 2.

Ovid, Metam. iv. 57-8. SEMIRAMIS with walls of brick the city did enclose.

XXXV. BOOK I. CH. X. $ 7.

Sedulius, I. 226-31.
Ah! wretched they that worship vanities,

And consecrate dumb idols in their heart;
Who their own maker, God on high, despise,

And fear the work of their own hands and art !

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