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" the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of the Hellenic mythology and its attendant rites, grounded on a view of nature, less fanciful, more earnest, and better fitted to awaken both philosophical thought and religious feeling. "
A History of Greece - Page 143
by Connop Thirlwall - 1845
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The Symbolism of Freemasonry: Illustrating and Explaining Its Science and ...

Albert Gallatin Mackey - Freemasonry - 1869 - 362 pages
...these Syrian rites only by adopting the ingenious theory of Thirwall,* that all the Mysteries " were the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of...both philosophical thought and religious feeling," and by supposing that the Asiatics, not being, from their geographidoubt that the initiations partook...
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Chambers's Encyclopędia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for ..., Volume 4

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1870
...finds in them ' the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of the Hellenic mythology and ita attendant rites, grounded on a view of nature, less...both philosophical thought and religious feeling.' The festival itself consisted of two parts, the greater and the lesser mysteries. The less important...
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A Manual of Ancient History

Mary Elsie Thalheimer - History, Ancient - 1872 - 376 pages
...in their earlier form, are supposed to have been a remnant of the old Pelasgic worship, and thus " grounded on a view of nature less fanciful, more earnest,...both philosophical thought and religious feeling" than the Hellenic mythology. 29. Another custom adopted from abroad was the formation of secret societies,...
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A MANUAL OF ANCIENT HISTORY

M. E. THALHEIMER - 1872
...in their earlier form, are supposed to have been a remnant of the old Pelasgic worship, and thus " grounded on a view of nature less fanciful, more earnest,...both philosophical thought and religious feeling" than the Hellenic mythology. 29. Another custom adopted from abroad was the formation of secret societies,...
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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities

William Smith - Classical dictionaries - 1873 - 1293 pages
...fanciful as might be expected. The most sober and probable view is that, according to which, " they were the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of...both philosophical thought and religious feeling." (Thirlwall, Hist. ofGrette, ii. p. 140, &c.) Respecting the Attic Kleusinia see Meursius, Eleusinia,...
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Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880 ..., Volume 5

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1880
...to be that of bishop Thirlwall, who finds in them " the remains of a worship which preceded thense of the Hellenic mythology and its attendant rites,...both philosophical thought and religious feeling." The festival itself consisted of two parts, the greater and the lesser mysteries. The less important...
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The history of freemasonry, Volume 1

Robert Freke Gould - History - 1882 - 264 pages
...worship which preceded the rise of the Hellenic mythology and its attendant rites, and that they were grounded on a view of nature less fanciful, more earnest, and better fitted to awaken philosophical thought and religious feeling.4 Of the instruction communicated in the inner mysteries,...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for ..., Volume 4

1883
...mysteries. As reasonable a snlution as any other seems to be that of Bishop Thirlwall, who liuds m them * the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of...to awaken both philosophical thought and religious tVrhng.1 The festival itself consisted of two parts, the greater anil the lesser mysteries. The less...
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History of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons ...

William James Hughan, Henry Leonard Stillson - 1892 - 904 pages
...interpreted. Modern speculation has run wild in attempts to explain them. Bishop Thirlwall finds in them " The remains of a worship which preceded the rise of...both philosophical thought and religious feeling." There were two parts in this festival, — the lesser and the greater Mysteries ; the less important...
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The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Volume 5

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1890
...of bishop Thirl wall, who finds in them " the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of tlie Hellenic mythology and its attendant rites, grounded...both philosophical thought and religious feeling." The festival itself consisted of two parts, the greater and the lesser mysteries. The less important...
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