Signatura rerum, or the signature of all things : shewing the sign ...

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Signatura rerum, or the signature of all things : shewing the sign ...

ftrongly and eiigerly Cat dcfire draweth Into It (blf, and makethin it lelf three Forms, i)i\. the Dcfire, which is aftringcHt, andmaketh hardnefSjfor it is an enclofing,whence coldncfs arircth,&the atiradion caifeth * Compunftion,& ftirriog in the hardnefs, *Or,S'f;»^an enmity againft the actraded hardnefs ; The attradion is thefccond Form, and a cau(e oi motion and life, and ftirreth it felfin the Aftringency and Hardnefs, which the Hardnefs, vi\. the* Enclofing, cannot cndare, and therefore it attradeth more ea* *CmtYa£ligetlyto hold the Co npunftion , and yet the Ccmpunftion is tf», or Cowtherebyonly the ftronger.ftrkiemjf.xj. Thus the Compandion willcth upwards, and whirletlicrollv¥ife,and yet cannot eftcd it; for the hardncfsjf /X, the defire,doth ftay and detain it, and therefore it ftandeth liije a Triangle,and tranfvcrted db, which (feeing it cannot remove from theplacej becometh wheeling, whence arifeih the mixture in the dc'fire, v/i^. the cffence, or multiplicity of the defixcj foriheTurft-'ing maketh a continual Confufion and Contrition, whence theAngalfti, vi\. the Pain, the third Form (^or fting of Scnfc]ari^th.14. But feeing the dcfire, v»\. the Aftringency becomes onlythe more ftrong thereby, (for from the Stirring arifeth the Wrathani Nature, vi\. the Motion,^ the firft will to the defire is madewholly auftcre and a hunger, for it is in a hard Compundire dryEflbnce, and alio cannot get rid and quit of it, for it feU makeththe bflenctr, and likewife pofl'^fleth it , for thus it finderh it felf [ iove andnow out of the Nothing in the Something, and the Something is ^ggcr Faryet its Contra will, for it is an unqoietnefs, and the free will is a cher andftjlnefs.ly. This is now the Original of Enmity, that Nature oppofcththe free will, and a thing is at enmity in it felf j and here weunderftand the Centre of Nature with three Forms ; in the Original,vi^. i:i the firft Principle, it is Spir'Ui in the fecond it isLove , and in the third. Principle Efence ; and thefe threeForms arc called in third the Principle Sutphttr , Meuury , and16. Underftand it thus- Sul is in the firft Principle the freewill or the Lubei in the Nothing to Something, it is in the Libertywithout Nature ; Vhur is the defire of the free Lubet, and maktthin It felf,in the Phur^ vi\ in the defire,an Effence, and thisEflbnceis Auftereby reafon of the Attraftion, and introduceth itfelf into three Forms fas is above mentioned,) arid fo forwardinto the fourth Form,T//x into the fire j In the ?hw the Originalof the eternal and alfo external Nature is underftood, for thehardncrs is a Mother of the fharpnefs of all Effences, and a P:eferverso/t.'}

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