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" 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... "
Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine - Page 12
1824
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The Chatto Book of Cabbages and Kings: Lists in Literature

Francis Spufford - Lists - 1989 - 313 pages
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The Garments of Torah: Essays in Biblical Hermeneutics

Michael Fishbane - Religion - 1992 - 156 pages
...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 limb by limb, still as they could find them." Strange to say, this account of Isis and Osiris is almost...
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Figures in a Renaissance Context

C. A. Patrides - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 346 pages
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Myth and Poetry in XVIIth Century England: Collected Articles

Jean-François Camé - Aesthetics, Modern - 1989 - 223 pages
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Milton and the Drama of History: Historical Vision, Iconoclasm, and the ...

David Loewenstein - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 208 pages
...friends of Truth, such as durst appear, imitating the carefull search that his made for the mangl'd body of Osiris, went up and down gathering up limb...found them all, Lords and Commons, nor ever shall doe, till her Masters second comming. (n, 549) The horror of dismemberment, conveyed in the context...
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On Doctoring: Stories, Poems, Essays

Richard C. Reynolds, John Stone - Essays - 1991 - 428 pages
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Angela Partington - Quotations - 1992 - 1061 pages
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Word & Confinement: Subjectivity in "classical" Discourse

Tadeusz Rachwał - Discourse analysis, Literary - 1992 - 156 pages
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