It is a curious coincidence also that Pausanias, as Taylor translates him, when about to describe the mysteries of Eleusis which was connected with the underworld and Orphic ritual, '. . . was restrained from the execution of this design by a vision in... The Description of Greece - Page 37by Pausanias - 1824Full view
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...of anything relating to the mysteries concerning them. The reason he gives is as follows : " It was my intention, indeed, to have related every particular...execution of this design by a vision in a dream." This ill-fated dream he bears in mind throughout his descriptions, and often draws up suddenly, and...