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A Discourse on the Worship of Priapus: A History of Phallic Worship

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Duke marked it as to-read Aug 10, Richard Payne Knight Limited preview – Hinc pecudes, armenta, viros, genus omne ferarum, Quemque fibi tenues nafcentem arceflere vitas. BookDB marked it as to-read Oct 12, Return to Book Page. Full view – Even the form itself, under which the god was represented, appeared to them a mockery of all piety and devotion. And then fall they to banquet and feast, to leape and daunce aboute it, as the Heathen people did at the dedication of their idolles, whereof this is a perfect patterne, or rather the thyng itself.

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