from The Century Dictionary.
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- noun A vaporous substance; a gas.
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Of this I am sufficiently convinced by the potency of the virtues of pneumatical bodies (which otherwise would be floating in empty space like fine dust) and by many other proofs.
Epicurus, that it is constituted of four qualities, of a fiery quality, of an aerial quality, a pneumatical, and of a fourth quality which hath no name, but it contains the virtue of the sense.
But, on the other hand, in fully adopting the old scholastic creationism, he supposes a special creation of the _soul_, a separation of body and soul, which in this form is very contestable, and might better have been replaced by a separation of natural and rational or of physico-psychical and pneumatical parts of his being.
The lower story, the psychical, was created or furnished by the Demiurge, or sub-divine creator of the natural system, while the top-story, or pneumatical self, was a
In his thought, a deep cleavage runs through the human race and divides it into two sharply-sundered classes, "psychical men" and "pneumatical men" -- men who live according to nature, and men who live by the life of the Spirit.
They looked, in fact, if it be not irreverent to say it, rather like so many bundles of pneumatical rags than respectable domestic ghosts.
Valentine announced the distinction between a psychical and pneumatical Christianity.
"Name of Truth" appears in the formula of pneumatical baptism, 561-l.
The air-pump, invented by Otto Guerick, a German, facilitated pneumatical experiments.
a fiery, an aeriform, a pneumatical, and a nameless one, which latter is said to cause sensations: — κρᾶμα ἐκ τεττάρων, ἐκ ποιοῦ