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*' Signattira Rernm, 21Death orFlagrat fallethdovvn iiiro the Liberty as impotent, andfreely refigns it felt, and the Spirit, t/z\. the Source (underftandthe very tharp fiery anxious Source) becom:s material, and relainethonly an eifencial working, like to an inpotenc defire ; andin the enk-ndUng of the fire inthe Saliiitral Flagrat each Propertyfevereth it lelf in it felf, and the whole Materia is particularized,vi\, to metals, done'* and earth.3 J.The higheft* Metal, as Gold, arlfeth from the Liberty, * Or, Thewhich is compnzed all along in the Fiagrat in the Aftringent bighefi orImj9refflire,and ic is not free from the Materia of the Heft, for all chiefejiIs comprized or enwrap: up together ; but being the Liberty with Metals.the Sutyor Lights propcrcyj is comprized or comprehended thereinalfo, thereupon Sui is expulfive to the manifeftation of it felf,as 'tis the property of the Liberty fo to be j Hence it comes, thatmetals grow, and not the grofs hard ftones, which are too hardcomprized in the Impreffion out of the wrathful Eflentiality, andhave too little Sitl in them.35. But as concerning the precious Stones, with their radiantLuftre and great Vertue, th: lame have their Original in theflalh of the Fire, where Life and Death Separate i as whenone part by reafon of the dark Eflentialicy defcends^and the otherby reafoaof the Liberty afcends, and yet all is brought into Ef*fence in the Fiagrat ; fo that the fame flilh or glance becomesalfo material in the Fiagrat; and therefoic they arc hard, andof a blinking glance, like an Eye; for fo alfo is the original ofthe Eyeor Sight in the 'Womb, when the Life enkindleth ; all * b^^.according ro the Right of Eternity,37, And therefore they are of fo great Power, Efficacy andVertue, in that they are fo nigh to the Deity, and bear the incor*porated Names o? the divine Power in them ; as alfo Gold isnigh unto the divine Eflentiality, or heavenly Corpjrality : ifman could open [or difclofej the dead Body, and reduce it to a* flying moving Spirit, whichonly can be effcfted through the * LiquidDivine Motidn, then it fhould be feen whac it could be, whichno ReaFjn beleevetb or uoiderftandeth without divine Sirht TorVifion.]38, Further, we are alfo to condder of the other Metals andMineralsjWhtch in like manner do thus take their Original ; butin the Salnitral Fiagrat each property is fevered ; as vve fee thatthe property of the Fire and Light is divers, and all from the firftImprefliion, where before the Impredion the L'lbet and Defire ofthe Liberty ftand miicually in each other, as a CbaoiyS. Cooiplaxionof great Wonders,where all Colours, Po.vers and Vertucs arecontained in this only CHAOS, or Wonder-Eye, which CH40SD 5is

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