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It will now be profitable if we examine the story of Sanchoniathon and the statements of the Orphic Hymns.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
We may suppose that the Orphic poems were collected, edited and probably interpolated, in this dark hour of Greece.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
On the whole, however, our Orphic authorities can never be quoted with much satisfaction.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
The authors of the Orphic cosmogony appear to have begun with some remarks on Time ((Greek text omitted)).
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
And the whole account is symbolical, we think, consciously symbolical; it has an Orphic tinge, hinting of mystic rites.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
It ran in the direction of Orphic and Bacchic Thrace to the north.
OPUSCULAROBERT GORDON LATHAM
Thus it is related of Bacchus in the Orphic hymns that he arrested the course of the sun and the moon.
BIBLE STUDIESJOSEPH M. WHEELER
Through his abstract Orphic dreams the words reached Paul's mind; and they were oddly familiar.
THE ORCHARD OF TEARSSAX ROHMER
Add to this, that Homer and Hesiod, and the authors of the Orphic poetry, knew of no such duplicates.
A NEW SYSTEM; OR, AN ANALYSIS OF ANTIENT MYTHOLOGY. VOLUME II. (OF VI.)JACOB BRYANT
He was represented in the Orphic Theology under the mixed symbol of a lion and serpent: and sometimes of a serpent only.
A NEW SYSTEM; OR, AN ANALYSIS OF ANTIENT MYTHOLOGY. VOLUME II. (OF VI.)JACOB BRYANT

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