libations

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They called it with a loud voice, and offered it libations of milk and blood.

So far I have referred in detail only to the offering of libations.

Heathen nations do it by sacrifices, libations, and offerings.

He, born a god,” says Euripides, “is poured out in libations to the gods.

But expect not other honours or libations, for these are the last which Cleopatra brings.

The ceremony of the libations seems to correspond to our “grace after meat.”

What sacrifices and libations the rustics offered to Pan and the Nymphs!

Libations of milk were poured through a stone in the Western Isles.

Hence also the food and libations and the rich burial gifts.

And why may we not be at feasts where libations are made to Apollo or Jupiter?