Usage examples for archetypal

  1. Or we might quote, as decisive, the judgment of Professor Owen, who holds that the earlier examples of each group of creatures severally departed less widely from archetypal generality than the later examples- were severally less unlike the fundamental form common to the group as a whole; and thus constituted a less heterogeneous group of creatures. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  2. We get it from a divine original, and the Archetypal Joker must have His fun. – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss
  3. If we think therefore of the archetypal eternal divine Man, the source and sustenance of the universe, and yet transcending the universe, we cannot do better than think of Him in terms of Jesus; Jesus is the fullest expression of that eternal divine Man on the field of human history. – The New Theology by R. J. Campbell
  4. He follows the divine archetypal pattern. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  5. This is a Generic Creation, creation according to genera or classes, like the " archetypal ideas" of Plato. – The Law and the Word by Thomas Troward
  6. He praises the passage or transition from nonentity to entity; there falls here also the shadow of that archetypal image of the bridge, which has given to the priest his archaic and mysterious name. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  7. Or, rather, she may condescend to hear, in her own heart, the voice of that Archetypal Man, who has been loving her, guiding her, heaping her with every perfection of body and of mind, inspiring her with all pure and noble longings, and only asks of her to listen to her own reason, her own philosophy, when they proclaim Him as the giver of them, and to impart them freely and humbly, as He has imparted them to her, to the poor, and the brutish, and the sinful, whom He loves as well as He loves her.... – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  8. Lankester's schematic mollusc differs from Huxley's archetypal mollusc only as a finished modern piece of mechanism, the final result of years of experiment, differs from the original invention. – Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work by P. Chalmers Mitchell
  9. They present forms which are synthetic and closely approach the other orders, and the evolutionist naturally looks upon them as furnishing an idea of what the archetypal forms of our present insects may have been. – Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects by C. V. Riley
  10. Is there some archetypal and arcanal secret in this the extreme, the supernal egoism of the human heart? – Hints for Lovers by Arnold Haultain
  11. It would not be difficult to re- state, in terms of our hypothesis, Plato's doctrine of an enduring archetypal world of ideas reflected in a world of transitory images and appearances. – Four-Dimensional Vistas by Claude Fayette Bragdon
  12. Behind them, for all their vagueness, lay an archetypal splendour, fraught with forgotten meanings. – Four Weird Tales by Algernon Blackwood
  13. His life seemed destined to reproduce that whole series of archetypal experiences, whose records make the Hebrew Scriptures the inspired mirror of human life. – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss
  14. The origin of man, of woman, of marriage, and of the human family, 1 Archetypal character of the fact that man is created a Race, 3 Sole creation of Adam in the maturity of thought and speech and the perfection of knowledge, as shown in the naming of creatures, 4 Subsequent building of woman from man, 5 The divine Image and Likeness in the individual man, 5 A further Image of the ever- blessed Trinity in the Race, 6 Indication of the Headship and the Passion of Christ in the original creation, 8 Beauty and splendour of the divine plan, 9 The part in the divine plan which belongs to man's free- will, 10 The divine treatment of man as a Race not broken by the Fall, 11 Adam after the Fall the head of the civil and the religious order, 12 Bearing of man's condition before the Fall upon his subsequent state, 13 Adam receives in a great promise a disclosure of the future, 14 He becomes the Teacher and likewise the Priest of his Race, 15 The rite of sacrifice, 15 Triple dignity of Adam in this first society, 16 Man breaks up this society by the misuse of his free- will, 17 Resumption of the unity of the Race and its reparation in Noah, 18 Condition of man, individual and collective, at this new beginning of the race; marriage and sacrifice, 19 Express establishment of civil government by divine authority, 20 Union of religion with civil government from the beginning, 21 Parallel between Adam and Noah, 22 2. The Divine and Human Society in the Dispersion. – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies
  15. The room was large and square, with two tall wide windows commanding a view of one of the dullest streets in new Paris- a street at the end of which workmen were still busy cutting away a hill, the removal whereof was necessary for the realisation of the Augustan idea of that archetypal city, which was to be left all marble. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  16. I heard this exponent of Christ the Crucified, Christ the Carpenter, Christ the Leader of Workingmen, the Agitator, the Disturber, Christ the Labor- organizer, Christ the Archetypal Socialist, Friend of the dwellers in the pits of Life, Consoler of earth's exploited, Who once with the lash scourged from the Temple the unclean graft- brood of usurers. – The Air Trust by George Allan England