The Constitution by William K. ClarksonThe Constitution by William K. Clarkson

The Constitution

byWilliam K. Clarkson

Paperback | January 1, 2012

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1845. Excerpt: ... barrier or hindrance is in the way. Opposite to sense, or sight, the light of reason, or man's understanding, is found in death. The body of death is the matter of life. Bodies seek their destruction, and are thereby made free. The body is the soul's prison--and the nature of the parent is the only satisfying thing. The soul itself is created, but the secret is with her. Form and power are the two distinctions of bodies: the latent principle is the seed of the tree of life. Form and power united, are one being: forms are visible, and a decrease of body is the increase of power. All bodies desire power; the death of bodies is the substance of power. The visible part of bodies is form, and the matter and spirit of them are equal. Flesh and blood constitute a visible body. Flesh is the matter, and biood is the life. The union of these two are body. Blood is a bodily distinction; when qualified, becomes royal. Flesh and blood cannot live for ever. Death is the sentence, (or visible matter,) against the body. Death was brought into the world, since the creation, and the cause of its existence is in the knowledge of good and evil. To pursue good, advances to prosperity: to decline, is adverse to life. Experience stands in knowledge-- a measure of time or vibrations, an inclination first to earth, and then to heaven, a doing of right and wrong, of good and evil: whereas life is in neither. The path is like the sun's course--attracted by one, and repelled by the other; moves in a circle: all life for a mortal body; would raise it high; the matter of ballast keeps it to the earth. The round of life is marked by time--and as soon as time is substantiated, death, the shadow of time, overtakes, and swallows up ; time is no longer. Death, as a body, is the substance of life : it appears in the e...
Title:The ConstitutionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217321267

ISBN - 13:9780217321266