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  • noun Archaic spelling of sphere.

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Examples

  • Capin, teh tractore beem weell breayke teh fragyle glazz sphear eff da gravatayshunal pullin canna bee calibrated an implayminted verri carefulli!

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  • To place it in the Empyreal, or beyond the tenth sphear, is to forget the world’s destruction; for, when this sensible world shall be destroyed, all shall then be here as it is now there, an Empyreal Heaven, a quasi vacuity; when to ask where Heaven is, is to demand where the Presence of GOD is, or where we have the glory of that happy vision.

    Paras 36-70

  • Still, the SCO serves more as a forum to discuss multilateral issues of trade and security than a fully-developed counterpart of NATO, which has expanded its sphear of operation way beyond the North Atlantic region.

    Asia Times Online

  • I grant that two bodies placed beyond the tenth sphear, or in a vacuity, according to Aristotle’s Philosophy, could not behold each other, because there wants a body or Medium to hand and transport the visible rays of the object unto the sense; but when there shall be a general defect of either Medium to convey, or light to prepare and dispose that Medium, and yet a perfect vision, we must suspend the rules of our Philosophy, and make all good by a more absolute piece of opticks.

    Paras 36-70

  • To place it in the Empyreal, or beyond the tenth sphear, is to forget the world’s destruction; for, when this sensible world shall be destroyed, all shall then be here as it is now there, an

    Religio Medici

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