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  • noun Plural form of astroite.


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  • "tibaume" (Croton astroites) - can overcrowd older hedges.

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  • Of the love of the sex and conjugial love, the latter appears as if it were one with the former, but it is distinctly different; neither is the one love near to the other, but within it; and what is within is more excellent than what is without: and we have seen that conjugial love from creation is within, and lies hid in the love of the sex, just as an almond does in its shell; therefore when conjugial love comes out of its shell, which is the love of the sex, it glitters before the angels like a gem, a beryl, and astroites.

    The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love


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