A CROW caught in a snare prayed to Apollo to release him, making a vow to offer some frankincense
at his shrine.
The Turks use it in cooking, and also carry it to Mecca, for the same purpose that frankincense
is carried to St.
His lips are sweet as honey, and his breath is like frankincense
makes itself a nest of frankincense
, and myrrh, and other spices,
His relation to men is angelic; his memory is myrrh to them; his presence, frankincense
The words which express our faith and piety are not definite; yet they are significant and fragrant like frankincense
to superior natures.
'Well, Sally, there you are!' involved himself in a discursive address from Mrs Sprodgkin, revolving around the result that she regarded tea and sugar in the light of myrrh and frankincense
, and considered bread and butter identical with locusts and wild honey.
He saw that there was no mood of the mind that had not its counterpart in the sensuous life, and set himself to discover their true relations, wondering what there was in frankincense
that made one mystical, and in ambergris that stirred one's passions, and in violets that woke the memory of dead romances, and in musk that troubled the brain, and in champak that stained the imagination; and seeking often to elaborate a real psychology of perfumes, and to estimate the several influences of sweet-smelling roots and scented, pollen-laden flowers; of aromatic balms and of dark and fragrant woods; of spikenard, that sickens; of hovenia, that makes men mad; and of aloes, that are said to be able to expel melancholy from the soul.
Now, therefore, I say battle with your pride and beat it; cherish not your anger for ever; the might and majesty of heaven are more than ours, but even heaven may be appeased; and if a man has sinned he prays the gods, and reconciles them to himself by his piteous cries and by frankincense
, with drink-offerings and the savour of burnt sacrifice.
KUWAIT, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- Frankincense
was known as the perfume of kings and sultans, as it was a symbol of power and authority, especially in the Arabian Peninsula.
Diverse collection The best versions of the traditional Omani khanjars - the ceremonial dagger -- often inlaid with intricate filigreed silver work and an ivory pommel are often found in Muttrah Souq, as are other Omani handicrafts, which include fine silver jewellery inlaid with precious stones, Omani perfumes made from musk and frankincense
, spices that form the base of traditional Omani cooking, and packed versions of Omani kahwa -- a coffee blend that goes back centuries -- if you want to take back with you a taste of Oman.
The number of visitors to Land of Frankincense
sites in the Governorate of Dhofar during July stood at 23,419, according to statistics by the Department of Frankincense
Land Sites at the Office of His Majesty the Sultan's Advisor for Cultural Affairs.