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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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Historical Survey of Pre-Christian Education

Simon Somerville Laurie - Education - 1895 - 436 pages
...am not aware that modern research has gone beyond Thirlwall's conclusion: 'They were the remains.of a worship which preceded the rise of the Hellenic...to awaken both philosophical thought and religious feeling.1 (History of Greece, ii. 140.) Some more recent inquirers seem to think that there was little...
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Greece, Ancient and Modern: Lectures Delivered Before the Lowell Institute

Cornelius Conway Felton - Greece - 1896
...which were under the superintendence of hereditary priesthoods. Thirlwall thinks, that " they were the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of...both philosophical thought and religious feeling." This conclusion is still furthei confirmed by the moral and religious tone of the poets, — such as...
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Columbian Cyclopedia

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1897
...mysteries. As reasonable a solution as any other seems to be that of Bp. Thirlwall, who rinds in them ' the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of...bot-h 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 Jonah legend: a suggestion of interpretation

Bible - 1899 - 182 pages
...considers that the Eleusinian mysteries had come down from a remote time ; he writes : ' They were the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of...both philosophical thought and religious feeling.' 4 This judg1 Juvcn., fr. 8, ed. Boeckh. 2 History of the Literature of Ancient Greece, pp. 230-1. '...
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Historical Survey of Pre-Christian Education

Simon Somerville Laurie - Education - 1900 - 411 pages
...not known. I am not aware that modern research has gone beyond Thirlwall's conclusion : ' They were the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of...better fitted to awaken both philosophical thought and religions feeling.' (History of Greece, ii. 140.) Some more recent inquirers seem to think that there...
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Historical Survey of Pre-Christian Education

Simon Somerville Laurie - Education - 1915 - 411 pages
...conclusion : ' They werę the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of the Hellenic mythology *nd its attendant rites, grounded on a view of Nature...both philosophical thought and religious feeling.' (History of Greece, ii. 140.) Some more recent inquirers seem to think that there was little in the...
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Historical Survey of Pre-Christian Education

Simon Somerville Laurie - Education - 1900 - 411 pages
...a worship which preceded the rise of the Hellenic mythology and its attendant rites, grounded on n view of Nature less fanciful, more earnest, and better...both philosophical thought and religious feeling.' (History of Greece, ii. 140.) Some more recent inquirers seem to think that there was little in the...
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The Doom of Dogma and the Dawn of Truth

Henry Frank - Christianity - 1901 - 399 pages
...names of the venerable bards of the mystical age. The doctrines taught in the mysteries were doubtless the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of...both philosophical thought and religious feeling." — Anthon, Dictionary of Antiquities, art. " Eleusinia." new character. It must have thrown over the...
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The Christ of Promise in Homer, Hesios, Vergil, Ovid, Horace Etc

Vincent Alphonso Fitz Simon - Christianity and other religions - 1909 - 275 pages
...practical" of the many modern speculations regarding the nature of the Eleusinian Mysteries : "They were the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of...both philosophical thought and religious feeling." — Thirlwall's "History of Greece." One other point there is which deserves mention. Since it is only...
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Fraternalism and the Church

S. C. Brock - Church and social problems - 1909 - 207 pages
...other seems to be that of Bishop Thirwell, who finds in them the "remains of a worship which precedes the rise of the Hellenic Mythology and its attendant...both philosophical thought and religious feeling. The festival itself consisted of two parts, the greater and lesser mysteries" (Chambers Ency.) The...
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