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Usage examples for cabbala

  1. John counted seventeen, but when he came to the fatal number he found that his will to move was still paralyzed, and he went on to forty- nine- the next fatal number in his private cabbala – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  2. As commentaries, too, on these, the philosophy of the Hebrews must be inquired into, their Mishna, their Gemara, Cabbala Jezirah, Sonar, Cosri, and their Talmud, must be examined and understood, in order to do them full justice. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  3. There is a kind of Cabbala Alphabetica which the investigators of the numerals in words would do well to take up; it is the formation of sentences which contain all the letters of the alphabet, and each only once. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  4. A learned rabbi, widely celebrated for his profound knowledge of the Cabbala complained that he had dared to preach Christ to him. – Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ by Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
  5. Then informed ourselves where we might have some creame, and they guided us to one Goody Best's, a little out of the towne towards London road, and thither we went with the coach, and find it a mighty clean, plain house, and had a dish of very good creame to our liking, and so away presently very merry, and fell to reading of the several Advices to a Painter, which made us good sport, and indeed are very witty, and Creed did also repeat to me some of the substance of letters of old Burleigh in Queen Elizabeth's time, which he hath of late read in the printed Cabbala which is a very fine style at this day and fit to be imitated. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  6. Here I am, reading hard at the Cabbala or Philo- who is stupider still- and what more would you have? – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  7. At nine he was the author of a work on Cabbala – The Haskalah Movement in Russia by Jacob S. Raisin
  8. Like Spinoza, he exhibited the effects of the Cabbala and of rabbinic speculation, with which he had been familiar from childhood. – The Haskalah Movement in Russia by Jacob S. Raisin
  9. She had read portions of the Talmud, and remarked one day in conversation that Spinoza had really got something from the Cabbala – George Eliot by Mathilde Blind
  10. After he had long revolved this hypothesis in his mind, at last he met with a Rabbi well skilled in the Talmud, the Cabbala and the allegorical books of the Jews. – The Grounds of Christianity Examined by Comparing The New Testament with the Old by George Bethune English
  11. The correspondents to whom his letters were addressed were not persons specially interested in religion or chemistry or the cabbala and, of all men, Goethe was least likely to be obsessed by any set of ideas to the exclusion of all others. – The Youth of Goethe by Peter Hume Brown
  12. Thence with Mr. Moore to the Wardrobe, and there sat while my Lord was private with Mr. Townsend about his accounts an hour or two, we reading of a merry book against the Presbyters called Cabbala extraordinary witty. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  13. Very characteristic of his age is the declaration that there is no natural science which makes us so certain of the Divinity of Christ as Magic and the Cabbala – Christian Mysticism by William Ralph Inge