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 ...

Chap.3*' Signatura Rerum, 13ed,and a cool wind foUowethjand oftentimes whirling and whcelingjforthe Forms of Nature are awakened,and are as a TurningWheel, and lo they carry their Spirit, the Wind.GHAP. III.Of the Grand Mj/flery of aU BeingsI. ^'"^Ourteous Reader, Obfcrve the meaning aright j WeI undcrftand not by this Defcripiion a beginning of the^^--^ Deity, but we fhew you the manifeftation of the Deitythrough Nature ; for God is without Beginning, and hath an E-ternal Beginning, and an Eternal End, which he is himfelf, andthe Nature of the inward World is in the like Ellence from Eternity.z. We give you to underftand This of the Divine Effencewithout Nature God is a * Myfietyj underftand in the Nothing, * Mji(ieii*for without Nature is the Nothing, which is an Eye of Eternity^ um.an Abyflal Eye,that ftandcth or feethinthc Nothing, fcr it is theAbyfs ,• and this fame tye is a Will, underftand a longing aftermanifeftation, to find the Nothing j but now there is Nothingbefore the Will, where it might find Something, where it mighthave a place to Reft, therefore it entreth into it felt, and findethit felf through Nature,3. And we underftand in the Myftery without Nature in thefirft Will two Forms j one to Nature, to the manifeftation of theWonder-Eye-, and the fecond Form is produced out of the firft,which is a defirc after Vertue and Power, and is the firft WillsSon, itsdefirc of joyfulnefs. And underftand us thus i the Defireis Egreflive, and the Egrefs is the Spirit of the Will and De*fire, for it is a Moving, and the Defire mafeeth a* Form in the * Smili-Spirit, -yi^. Formings of the Infiniteneis of the Myftery,tude^ LH^e"4. And this Form [or Likenefs] is the Eternal Wifdom of the nefs^orSig'Deity J and we unHerftand herein the Trinity of the only Deity, nature,whole Ground we muft not know^ how the firft Will arifeth in theAbyfs from Eternity, which is called Father ; only we know theEternal Birth, and diftinguifH the Deity, vi-:;^. what purely andmeerly concerneth the Deity, or the Good, from Nature, andIhew you the Arcanum of the greateft Secret Myftery ; namely,haw the Abyfs, or the Deity, manifefteth it feU with this EternalC 3Geueu

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