The Women of Turkey and Their Folk-lore: The Christian women. Introductory chapters on The ethnography of Turkey; and Folk-conceptions of nature, by J. S. Stuart-Glennie

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Page 114 - In the end of the Sabbath, as it began to dawn towards the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre.
Page 127 - But now, after that ye have known God, or rather are known of God, how turn ye again to the weak and beggarly elements, whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage ? Ye observe days, and months, and times, and years. I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed upon you labour in vain.
Page lviii - They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag: therefore they rejoice and are glad. Therefore they sacrifice unto their net, and burn incense unto their drag ; because by them their portion is fat, and their meat plenteous.
Page 67 - By wells and rills, in meadows green, We nightly dance our heyday guise; And to our fairy king and queen We chant our moonlight minstrelsies.
Page 248 - As to that part of your letter which relates to my giving you a visit, I must inform you that I must fulfil all the ends of my mission in this country, and after that be received up again to him who sent me. 4 But after my ascension, I will send one of my disciples, who will cure your disease, and give life to you, and all that are with you.
Page 247 - For it is written concerning me, that those who have seen me should not believe on me, that they who have not seen might believe and live.
Page xiv - The thesis which I venture to sustain, within limits, is simply this, that the savage state in some measure represents an early condition of mankind, out of which the higher culture has gradually been developed or evolved, by processes still in regular operation as of old, the result showing that, on the whole, progress has far prevailed over relapse.
Page xv - ... such lines of argument should ever be found to converge in the last instance towards a single point, so as to enable the student to infer from reasoning on a basis of observed facts that the civilization of the whole world has its origin in one parent stock, is, in the present state of our knowledge, rather a theoretical possibility than a state of things of which even the most dim and distant view is to be obtained.
Page xv - On the whole, it does not seem to be an unreasonable, or even an over-sanguine view, that the mass of analogies in Art and Knowledge, Mythology and Custom, confused and indistinct as they at present are, may already be taken to indicate that the civilizations of many races, whose history even the evidence of Language has not succeeded in bringing into connexion, have really grown up under one another's influences, or derived common material from a common...
Page 225 - for thyself. I will wash thee thoroughly from thine iniquities, and cleanse thee from thy sins, create in thee a clean heart, and renew a right spirit within thee, give thee the joys of my salvation, and uphold thee with my free spirit. I will console thee in trouble, strengthen thee for duty, open a way for thee amid life's perplexities, pitch thy tent in safe places, and be around thy tabernacle with my sheltering presence until it is taken down, and thou art...

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