The Constitution

Paperback | May 20, 2012

byWilliam K. Clarkson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845 Excerpt: ...or inert; spirit is life. If:he visible seed, as it does, contains an equal portion, the same as bodies, in the revolution or changes of time, it passes to the spirit; this is only active and dispossessing of matter; the nature of the power is invisible. Materials or essentials, are used in building; ihe difference is, one is made by a visible hand, the other is not seen. The light of knowledge, as an invisible beginning, arises from the spirit of the two substances of good and evil; one substance rises high, the other sinks low, so as to obtain a steady course; neither is taken. Life is onward, and the spirit is life; the nature of this substance is very different from the first; the beginning was in visible things, or the world, it was downwards: as soon as the root was taken, or the square of the matter, it springs upward; the nature of the spirit js active, either descending or ascending, with the law, or against the law, it makes or loses strength. The characters of the world are positive and negative; one attracts, the other repels: when either of them are bodied, they are virtuous or vicious. The spirit attracted by one, and repelled by the other, a new course is found, a perfect direction given, a law to regulate and move by; this is the beginning of wisdom. The body makes an election; here beginneth the dawn of life, or the crown of the body, the king of the subject, a conversion of the natural body, or seed, into a divine, or sacred body. If we look at the nature of the seed, it may be readily known what course it will take, if a visible seed; then will it desire the earth, a negative element, and a gratification produces a death. Visible bodies must die, before they can reach the invisible, or receive the spirit. A broken heart is the sacrifice f...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845 Excerpt: ...or inert; spirit is life. If:he visible seed, as it does, contains an equal portion, the same as bodies, in the revolution or ch...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:May 20, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217321291

ISBN - 13:9780217321297

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