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  • adjective polygamous

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  • It is well known that polygamical love is divided among several, and divided love is not conjugial love, which cannot be divided from one of the sex; hence the former love is lascivious, and polygamy is lasciviousness.

    The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love

  • The reason why by polygamical marriages among Christians the marriage of the Lord and the church is profaned, is, because there is a correspondence between that divine marriage and the marriages of Christians; concerning which, see above, n. 83-102; which correspondence entirely perishes, if one wife is joined to another; and when it perishes, the married man is no longer a

    The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love

  • We have said, that the above Christian conjugial principle perishes by polygamical adultery: we thereby mean, that with the Christian polygamist it is closed and intercepted; but still it is capable of being revived in his posterity, as is the case with the likeness of a grandfather or a great-grandfather returning in a grandson or a great-grandson.

    The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love

  • I have been informed that polygamical love and the love of the sex, also the lust of deflowering and the lust of variety, have induced the minds (_animos_) of some to desire repeated marriages; and that the minds of some have also been induced thereto by a fear of the law and of the loss of reputation, in case they commit whoredom: besides several other circumstances which promote external inclinations to matrimony.

    The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love

  • The reason why only one mistress is to be kept, is, because if more than one be kept, a polygamical principle gains influence, which induces in a man a merely natural state, and thrusts him down into a sensual state, so much so that he cannot be elevated into a spiritual state, in which conjugial love must be; see n.

    The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love

  • The spiritual (sense) contained therein is this, that by polygamical marriage in the Christian world, the marriage of the Lord and the Church is profaned; in like manner the marriage of good and truth; and still more the Word, and with the Word the church; and the profanation of those things is spiritual adultery.

    The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love

  • As he said this, a man entered into the women's apartment and opened the two doors; whence there issued a libidinous effluvium, which had a stench like mire; this arose from polygamical love, which is connubial, and at the same time adulterous; so I rose and shut the doors.

    The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love

  • From these considerations it follows, that a man who does not learn from others that the Lord has come into the world, and that he is God, and has only acquired some knowledge respecting religion and the laws of his country, is not in fault if he thinks no more of conjugial love than of the love of the sex, and if he believes polygamical love to be the only conjugial love.

    The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love

  • From these considerations it is plainly seen what is the quality of the fire of jealousy into which polygamical conjugial love enkindles itself, -- that it is into anger and revenge; into anger with the meek, and into revenge with the fierce.

    The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love

  • Now since chastity, purity, and sanctity exist only in love truly conjugial, it follows, that it neither does nor can exist in polygamical love.

    The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love

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