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- n. mystery; esoterics
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Mystery; esoterics; -- opposed to
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Mystery; secrecy.
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It proved that genres other than reinventions, horror and esotery could find a home at the imprint.
The unorthodoxy of Hermetic thought is often over - looked by scholars who detour the dark esotery of pre-twentieth-century thought by insisting that sym - bols of darkness and chaos, serpents, monsters, and the like, were readily Christianized (Walker, 1953).
We can study this process of cultural transfusion by focusing on one of the more effective systems of esotery used by Western writers, the Hermetica.
Perhaps we can say that innovators searching for a sense of balance in their conceptions of life and cre - ativity found in the esotery of the Near East, the
I seem to be instructed in one of the mysteries of erotic esotery, yet on my word I am no wiser.
There is one book, the Book of Books, swelling rich and full with the wisdom and beauty and joy and sorrow of humanity -- a book that set humility like a diamond in the forehead of virtue; that found mercy and charity outcasts among the minds of men and left them radiant queens in the world's heart; that stickled not to describe the gorgeous esotery of corroding passion and shamed it with the purity of Mary Magdelen; that dragged from the despair of old Job the uttermost poison-drop of doubt and answered it with the noble problem of organized existence; that teems with murder and mistake and glows with all goodness and honest aspiration -- that is the Book of Books.