History and Chronology of the Myth-making Age

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Página 613 - This is the dog, That worried the cat, ' That killed the rat, • That ate the malt, ' That lay in the house that Jack built. This is the cow with the crumpled horn, That tossed the dog, That worried the cat, That killed the rat, That ate the malt, That lay in the house that Jack built.
Página 614 - That ate the malt, That lay in the house that Jack built. This is the cock that crowed in the morn, That waked the priest all shaven and shorn, That married the man all tattered and torn, That kissed the maiden all forlorn, That milked the cow with the crumpled horn...
Página 614 - THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT This is the farmer sowing his corn, That kept the cock that crowed in the morn, That waked the priest all shaven and shorn, That married the man all tattered and torn, That kissed the maiden all forlorn, That milked the cow with the crumpled horn, That tossed the dog That worried the cat That killed the rat That ate the malt That lay in the house that Jack built.
Página 613 - Then came the Holy One, blessed be He ! And killed the Angel of Death, That killed the butcher, That slew the ox, That drank the water, That quenched the fire, That burned the staff, That beat the dog, That bit the cat, That ate the kid That my father bought For two pieces of money: A kid, a kid.
Página 614 - That lay in the house that Jack built. This is the man all tattered and torn That kissed the maiden all forlorn That milked the cow with the crumpled horn That tossed the dog That worried the cat That killed the rat That ate the malt That lay in the house that Jack built.
Página 634 - Greek legend, a monster with the head of a lion, the body of a goat, and the tail of a dragon.
Página 615 - And the Holy One, blessed is He, came and killed the Angel of Death that slew the slaughterer that slaughtered the ox that drank the water that quenched the fire that burned the stick that beat the dog that bit the cat that ate the kid that father bought for two zuzim. One kid, one kid.
Página xlv - I mile), 30 paces, 5 feet, 3 inches, and 6 tenths of an inch ! The months and seasons are determined by the revolution of Ursa Major. The tail of the constellation pointing to the east at nightfall announces the arrival of spring, pointing to the south the arrival of summer, pointing to the west the arrival of autumn, and pointing to the north the arrival of winter. This means of calculating the seasons becomes more intelligible, when it is remembered that in ancient times the Bear was much nearer...
Página 456 - A woman, a dog and a walnut tree, the more you beat 'em the better they be'. 1981 Daily Telegraph 5 Feb. 1 7 It's not right to batter your wife. It is like the old saying, 'A wife, a dog and a walnut tree, the more you beat them the better they be.
Página 461 - Dhamma-takka-ppavattana-sutta, translated in this volume, and consists of — 1. Right views. 2. High aims. 3. Right speech. 4. Upright conduct. 5. A harmless livelihood. 6. Perseverance in well-doing. 7. Intellectual activity. 8. Earnest thought. CHAPTER IV. 1. Now the Blessed One early in the morning robed himself, and taking his bowl, entered Vesali for alms : and when he had passed through Vesali, and had eaten his meal and was returning from his alms-seeking he gazed at Vesali with an elephant...

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