Tears: Figurative
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Psalm 80:5
You feed them with the bread of tears; and give them tears to drink in great measure.
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The Use of the Symbolic Style by Poets and Philosophers.
... keraisi) is meant "ploughs;" and by the warp (stemosi), the furrows; and the woof
(mitos) is a figurative expression for the seed; and that the tears of Zeus ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter viii the use of the.htm

Difficulties and Objections
... light on numerous other passages which, if we ignore their figurative character
and ... up with Christ's lament over Jerusalem in Matthew 23:37, His tears over the ...
/.../pink/the sovereignty of god/chapter eleven difficulties and objections.htm

Letter Xlvi. Paula and Eustochium to Marcella.
... tones of thunder: "Your house is left unto you desolate." With tears He has ... punished;
if the temple was overthrown, it was that its figurative sacrifices might ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/letter xlvi paula and eustochium.htm

But if no Authority for Lying Can be Alleged...
... lie which is received to have been done or said in a figurative sense, or ... because
Peter's correction rather than his simulation, even as his tears rather than ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/on lying/section 9 but if no.htm

Stillness in Storm
... Nothing tears us to pieces like foreboding care. ... that come from setting our hopes
and hearts on aught which can change; and its figurative representation of ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/stillness in storm.htm

Proceeding Immediately after to Mix up and Compare with one ...
... who, according to him, shed fountains of warm water for tears, the following ... to have
actually taken place, and to be indicative of a figurative meaning existing ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter lvi proceeding immediately after.htm

Whether There Can be any Suitable Cause for the Sacraments of the ...
... The figurative reason of these things was that those who are to be consecrated to ...
all purified by the waters of Baptism, and by the waters of tears, in their ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether there can be any 2.htm

Angelic Comforters.
... us too many positive statements on the subject to permit a figurative interpretation ...
made death itself yield its prey"He who had first shed His tears and then ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/macduff/memories of bethany/xxii angelic comforters.htm

A Paradox of Selling and Buying
... of remorse which is quite different from the sense of mistake, tears to tatters
the ... But whatever figurative elements may enter into it, its core is the ethical ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/a paradox of selling and.htm

Letter Xlv. To a Lapsed Monk.
... in pouring out confession to God, and made your beard wet with channels of tears. ...
seems no reason why "Jerusalem" may not be taken in a figurative sense for ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/letter xlv to a lapsed.htm



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