from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A veiling; the act of covering or the state of being covered with or as with a veil; hence, concealment; mystery; secrecy: the opposite of revelation.
- n. Formation of a velum.
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A silent contemplation: a tentative velation: a gradual abasement: a solicitous aversion: a proximate erection.
Hermes, who lived at that period, that we must attribute the concealment or _veiling_ [_velation_] of the Indian worship, which Moses _unveiled_ or _revealed_, changing nothing of the laws of Hermes, except the plurality of his mystic Gods.
Besides if the Jews, who enjoyed the benefit of divine re - velation, were not exposed to hell for their sins, it. is not to be supposed that the benighted Gentiles were.
You will find the same figures employed by St. John in the Re - velation.
The Advantages of the Christian Re - velation, &c. Duilht 1818
He left oiherg to contend for Modes of Faith, 'and in* flame themfelves and the World with end - lefs Controverfy: it was the wifer Purpofc of his more ennobled Aim, to aA up tQ thofe clear Rules of ConduA which Re - velation hath gracioufly preicribed.
Muft we there - fore expect to receive the Gofpel by immediate Re - velation?
Vindiciæ veritatis : or, An occasional defence of the principles and practices of the people called Quakers ; in answer to a treatise of John Stillingfleet's, mis-called Seasonable advice concerning Quakerism, &c.
5 This praise was most pro - It is the vibration of the Holy Spirit found, for when I was returned to which empowers all living intelli - Earth and read John's words of Re - gence of God providing them with velation
The iecond. krmon is principally addrefTed to unbelievers i | i revelation, it is, like the other, ferious, plain, agreeable ia) J practicable; though we could have wiihed that the Author hadmoif] particularly taken notice of thofe who, profefling their & ith in ii - j velation, practically reject and mifimprove it.
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