And now, Athenians, I am not going to argue for my own sake, as you may think, but for yours, that you may not sin against the God
by condemning me, who am his gift to you.
Yet perhaps if I had found you humble and penitent, I might have prevented Benedetto from killing you; but I found you proud and blood-thirsty, and I left you in the hands of God
See now, how men lay blame upon us gods
for what is after all nothing but their own folly.
She had a terrified sense that God
, whom she had always thought of as very far off, was very near to her, and that Jesus was close by looking at her, though she could not see him.
He escorted Chryseis on board and sent moreover a hecatomb for the god
I lived for men on the pretext of living for God
, while she lived for God
imagining that she lives for men.
In the meantime Jerry continued to run, up port side and down starboard side, from stern to bow and back again, wagging his stump tail and laughing friendliness to the many two-legged gods
But Cocky, a bit of feathery down, a morsel-flash of light and life with the throat of a god
, violated with sheer impudence and daring Michael's taboo, the defence of the meat.
He did not dare venture away from the gods
, for now the fangs of all dogs were against him, and he tasted to the dregs the persecution that had been White Fang's.
These have no house apart from Zeus, nor any dwelling nor path except that wherein God
leads them, but they dwell always with Zeus the loud-thunderer.
More, however, is made of appearances by this class of persons than by the others; for they throw in the good opinion of the gods
, and will tell you of a shower of benefits which the heavens, as they say, rain upon the pious; and this accords with the testimony of the noble Hesiod and Homer, the first of whom says, that the gods
make the oaks of the just--
That time when Gunto mistook a sting-bug for an edible beetle had made more impression upon Mumga than all the innumerable manifestations of the greatness of God
which she had witnessed, and which, of course, she had not understood.
The work of a suffering and tortured God
, did the world then seem to me.
The earliest known traditions describe the stone as having been set in the forehead of the four-handed Indian god
who typifies the Moon.
Prayed to God
, for the first time since the storm off Hull, but scarce knew what I said, or why, my thoughts being all confused.