d libation turn their wills
Praying, whenever they have sinned and made transgression.
Hom. Il. 9.497
And they produce a bushelO(/MADON, lit. noise, hubbub, babel, here
contemptuous. There is no need of the emendation O(PMAQO/N. Cf. 387 A, and Kern, Orphicorum
Fragmenta, p. 82; cf. John Morley, Lit.
Studies, p. 184, “A bushel of books.”
of books of Musaeus and Orpheus, the offspring of the Moon and of the Muses, as they affirm, and
these books they use in their ritual, and make not only ordinary men but
states believe that there really are remissions of sins and purifications
for deeds of injustice, by means of sacrifice and pleasant sportCf. Laws 819 B. for the