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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In geology, a burst of name or incandescent material from a volcano.


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  • Hence the Stoic definition of the Void or Infinite as that into which the cosmos is resolved at the efflagration.

    Guide to Stoicism

  • In the efflagration, when everything went back to the primeval aether, the universe would be pure soul and alive equally through and through.

    Guide to Stoicism

  • In the efflagration the two would be fused into one in the single substance of aether.

    Guide to Stoicism


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