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- verb archaic Third-person singular present simple form of
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Whoso hath been drawn into it sinketh eternally, and can come to no ground or soundings; the spirit hovereth in God as the fish in the sea and the bird in the air.
He hath broken away from the created, therefore also no creature can reach him, and thus he hovereth everlastingly in God; he can no more come out of the Godhead than the stone by its own force can come up again to the surface.
It treadeth the way of death and that swirling pool over which it hovereth is our grave! "
P. 12, l. 276, A word within that hovereth without wings.] -- i.e. a presentiment.
Death hovereth over my head except I win my will of my heart's dearling; and I, O my mother, am in every case thy child. "