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- adj. original
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Originating; original.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Tending to originate; original.
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But when he turns from his perceiving and thinking to his willing self he becomes for the first time aware of something deeper than the mere objective presentations of consciousness; he obtains a direct intuition of an originant, causative, and independent self-existence.
Thought with Being the primitive Trinity represented neither three originant principles nor three transient phases, but three eternal subsistencies in one Divine Mind ....
Being the primitive Trinity represented neither three originant principles nor three transient phases, but three eternal inherencies in one Divine Mind.
Essays and Reviews: The Education of the World, Bunsen's Biblical Researches, On the Study of the Evidences of Christianity; Seances Historiques de Gen��ve; On the Mosaic Cosmogony; Tendencies of Religious Thought in England, 1688-1750; On the Interpretation of Scripture.
I am that only one who is self-originant, 'causa sui', whose will must be contemplated as antecedent in idea to or deeper than his own co-eternal being.