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" Before the sun above the dawning skies, *Tis time to reap ; and when they sink below The morn-illumined west, 'tis time to sow.*' Thus, in all ages, have the stars been observed by the husbandman, for  "
Ancient Ceylon: An Account of the Aborigines and of Part of the Early ... - Page 110
by Henry Parker - 1909 - 695 pages
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The Gods of Homer and Virgil: Or, Mythology for Children

1837 - 222 pages
...Taurus. The ancients were accustomed to regulate their seasons of sowing and reaping by these stars. 4 When, Atlas-born, the Pleiad stars arise Before the...above the dawning skies, 'Tis time to reap ; and when they sink below The morn-illumined west, 'tis time to sow. Fermessus, a river of Boeotia, rising in...
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The Geography of the Heavens and Class Book of Astronomy: Accompanied by a ...

Elijah Hinsdale Burritt - Astronomy - 1838 - 342 pages
...viour, the heliacal rising of the Pleiades took place on the 11 th of May, about the time of harvest. " When, Atlas-born, the Pleiad stars arise Before the...above the dawning skies, 'Tis time to reap ; and when they sink below The morn-illumm'd west, 'tis time to sow." Thus, in all ages, have the stars been observed...
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American Antiquities and Researches Into the Origin and History of the Red Race

Alexander Warfield Bradford - America - 1841 - 448 pages
...Orig-ines, vol. ii. p. 414. t Pritchard's Egyptian Mythology, p. 65. J Landscer, pp.323, 115. " When Atlas-born, the Pleiad stars arise Before the...above the dawning skies, 'Tis time to reap ; and when they sink below The morn-illumined west, 'tis time to sow." Hesiod. Trans. from the rising or setting...
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The Geography of the Heavens: And Class-book of Astronomy; Accompanied by a ...

Elijah Hinsdale Burritt - Astronomy - 1842 - 346 pages
...viour, the heliacal rising of the Pleiades took place on the IHh of May, about the time of harvest. "When, Atlas-born, the Pleiad stars arise Before the sun above the dawning skies, hey sink below time to sow." Thus, in all ages, have the stars been observed by the husbandman. for...
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The World: Or, First Lessons in Astronomy and Geology: In Connetion with the ...

Hamilton Lanphere Smith - Astronomy - 1848 - 336 pages
...Hesiod alludes to the heliacal rising and cosmical setting of the seven stars : " Whdn, Atlas born, the Pleiad stars arise, Before the sun, above the dawning skies, "Tis time to reap ; arid when they sink below The morn illumined west, 'tis time to sow." And we find in Job on .allusion...
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The Geography of the Heavens and Class-book of Astronomy: Accompanied by a ...

Elijah Hinsdale Burritt - Astronomy - 1856 - 358 pages
...rising of the Pleiades took place on the llth of May, about the time of harvest " When, Atlaa-born, the Pleiad stars arise Before the sun above the dawning skies, *Tis time to reap ; and when they sink below The morn-illumined west, 'tis time to sow.*' Thus, in all ages, have the stars been...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - English poetry - 1856 - 574 pages
..."WORKS," PART II. SUBJECT. — PRECEPTS FOB THE LABORS OF HUSBANDRY. — PLOUGHING, SOWING, AND REAPING. When, Atlas-born, the Pleiad stars arise ' Before the sun above the dawning skies, T is time to reap ; and when they sink below The morn-illumined West, 't is time to sow. Know too they...
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The Works of Hesiod, Callimachus, and Theognis

Hesiod, Callimachus, Theognis, James Davies, Sir Charles Abraham Elton, Henry William Tytler, John Hookham Frere - Greek poetry - 1856 - 532 pages
...soul's desire, By toils on toils to this thy hope aspire. II. When Atlas-born the Pleiad stars arise 525 Before the sun above the dawning skies, 'Tis time to reap ; and when they sink below The morn-illumin'd west, 'tis time to sow. Know too, they set immerg'd into the sun...
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The Geography of the Heavens: And Class-book of Astronomy : Accompanied by a ...

Elijah Hinsdale Burritt - Constellations - 1860 - 360 pages
...Savior, th* heliacal rising of the Pleiades took place on the 11th of May, about the time of harvest "When, Atlas-born, -the Pleiad stars arise Before the sun above the dawning akies, 'Tis time to reap ; and when they sink below The morn-illumined west, 'tis time to sow." Thus,...
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The Testimony of the Heathen to the Truths of Holy Writ: A Commentary on the ...

Thomas Street Millington - Bible - 1863 - 888 pages
...immortal gods who dwell above The spacious firmament, received their birth." — HES. TAeogon. v. 371. " When atlas-born the Pleiad stars arise Before the...above the dawning skies, 'Tis time to reap ; and when they sink below The morn-illumined west, 'tis time to sow." IBID. Oper. et Her. T. 581. " The sun,...
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