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  • verb Present participle of outbreathe.


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  • I sat in meditation two days and two nights, abstracting my mind; inbreathing and outbreathing in the required manner


  • And I believe in that day we shall find that life -- all life -- is, in some actual, marvelous way, the outbreathing of God's own being.

    Quiet Talks on Power

  • It possesses the power to attract and to repel; a microcosm, it has its outbreathing and inbreathing, as has the Macrocosm; like Brahmâ, it creates its bodies and destroys them, although in the vast majority of mankind it exercises this power more or less unconsciously and under the irresistible impulsion of the force of evolution -- the divine Will.

    Reincarnation A Study in Human Evolution

  • Symbolically, we may say with the Hindus that the Universe begins and ends with two opposite movements: an emanation from Brahmâ, it is born when the breast of God sends forth the heavenly outbreathing, it dies, reabsorbed, when the universal inbreathing takes place.

    Reincarnation A Study in Human Evolution

  • At first she fought the impulse, reserve, pride, shyness locking her down, till at last her nerves gave her such torment that her fingers knitted into each other and on the outbreathing of a desperate sigh she spoke.

    The Branding Iron

  • Trinity; for here there takes place a perpetual new birth in new knowledge new contentment and new outbreathing; in a new embrace with new torrents of

    The Adornment of the Spritual Marriage

  • And the aureole outbreathing, gold and silver wings

    The Robing of the King

  • This they repeat over and over again, mumbling low, and frequently exhaling the breath to assist the departure of the anito -- just as, they say, one blows away the dust; but the exhalation is an open-mouthed outbreathing, and not a forceful blowing.

    The Bontoc Igorot

  • The outward, visible, temporal world, he declares, is "a spiration, or outbreathing, or egress" of an eternal spiritual World and this inner, spiritual World "couches within" our visible world and is its ground and mother, and the outward world is from husk to core a parable or figure of the inward and eternal World.

    Spiritual Reformers in the 16th & 17th Centuries

  • Angelical, or Paradisaical World; (2) the dark world, the origin of fire; and (3) the external, visible world as an outbreathing or expression of the internal and spiritual worlds.

    Spiritual Reformers in the 16th & 17th Centuries


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