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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of allegorise.


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  • Christ is no longer of any account to the Gnostic, and that he therefore allegorises all the incidents described in the Gospels.

    History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)

  • But the after punishment of those, who steal this accursed fire, is a vulture gnawing the liver; and well allegorises the poor inebriate lingering for years under painful hepatic diseases.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I Or, the Laws of Organic Life

  • "Apostle" is used in quoting these.] [Footnote 115: It is also very interesting to note that Clement almost nowhere illustrates the parabolic character of the Holy Scriptures by quoting the Epistles, but in this connection employs the Old Testament and the Gospels, just as he almost never allegorises passages from other writings.

    History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)


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