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" They considered the oak as the emblem or rather the peculiar residence of the Almighty; and accordingly chaplets of it were worn both by the Druids and people in their religious ceremonies ; the altars were strewed with its leaves, and encircled with... "
The Second Book of History: Including the Modern History of Europe, Africa ... - Seite 10
von Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1832 - 180 Seiten
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Bell's New Pantheon: Or, Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi-gods ...

John Bell - 1790
...strewed with its leaves, and encircled with its branches: the fruit of it, especially the mistletoe, was thought to contain a divine virtue, and to be...therefore sought for on the sixth day of the moon with the greatest earnestness and anxiety, and, when found, was hailed with such raptures of joy, as almost...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Band 6,Teil 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - 1797
...ilrewed with its leaves and encircled with its branches. The fruit of it, eipecially the mifletoe, •was thought to contain a divine virtue, and to be the peculiar gift of heaven. It was therefore fought for on the iixth day of the moon with the greatell earneilncfs and anxiety ; and when found...
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A Theological Dictionary, Band 1

Charles Buck - 1810
...ceremonies : the altars were strewed with its leaves, and encircled with its branches. The fruit of it, especially the misletoe, was thought to contain a...therefore, sought for on the sixth day of the moon widi the greatest earnestness and anxiety ; and when found, was hailed with such raptures of joy, as...
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The New Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or, Elements Or Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - 1813 - 671 Seiten
...strewed with its leaves, and covered with its branches. The fruit, but particularly the misl' toe, was thought to contain a Divine virtue, and to be the peculiar gift of heaven. The ceremony of taking the M- .<.!<•<', is exceedingly curious, and worthy recital. Every tiling...
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The new pocket cyclopædia: or, Elements of useful knowledge

John Millard (assistant librarian of the Surrey inst.) - 1813
...strewed with its leaves, and covered with its branches. The fruit, but particularly the ini.sk toe, was thought to contain a Divine virtue, and to be the peculiar gift of heaven. The ceremony of taking the misletoe, is exceedingly curious, and worthy recital. Every thing was prepared...
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A Theological Dictionary, Containing Definitions of All Religious ..., Bände 1-2

Charles Buck - 1815
...ceremonies: the altars were strewed with its leaves, and encircled with its branches The fruit of it, especially the misletoe, was thought to contain a...therefore, sought for on the sixth day of the moon with the greatest earnestness and anxiety ; and when found, was hailed with such rapture of joy, as almost...
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A Theological Dictionary: Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms, a ...

Charles Buck - 1821
...ceremonies : the altars were strewed with its leaves, and encircled with it3 branches. The fruit of it. especially the misletoe, was thought to contain a...virtue, and to be the peculiar gift of Heaven. It was, then-fore, sought for on the sixth day of the moon with the greatest earnestness and anxiety ; and...
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A descriptive and historical view of Alnwick ...

W. Davison - 1822 - 334 Seiten
...was considered of supreme importance in the religion and superstition of the Druids; and the fruit was thought to contain a divine virtue, and to be the peculiar gift of Heaven. birch, and sycamore, with a numerous variety of trees and shrubs in a flourishing state. The woods...
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A Theological Dictionary, Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms: A ...

Charles Buck - 1823 - 592 Seiten
...ceremonies ; the altars were strewed, with its leaves, and encircled with its branches. The fruit of it, especially the misletoe, was thought to contain a...therefore, sought for on the sixth day of the moon with the greatest earnestness and anxiety ; and when found, was hailed with such rapture of joy, as almost...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Band 7

1823
...ceremonies, the altars were strewed with its leaves, and encircled with its branches. The fruit of it, especially the misletoe, was thought to contain a divine virtue, and to be the peculiar gift or' heaven. It was therefore sought for on the sixth day of the moon with the greatest earnestness...
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