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St. Augustine
On Christian Doctrine

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figurative

   Book, Chapter
1 2, arg| In the interpretation of figurative expressions, knowledge of 2 2, arg| whether these be direct or figurative. Whilst exposing the folly 3 2, 6| Scripture which arise from its figurative language~ 4 2, 10| Signs are either proper or figurative. They are called proper 5 2, 10| by this name. Signs are figurative when the things themselves 6 2, 16| for the understanding of figurative expressions~ 7 2, 16| In the case of figurative signs, again, if ignorance 8 2, 16| commanded to wash, has a figurative significance, and undoubtedly 9 2, 16| investigated and explained, many figurative expressions in Scripture 10 2, 16| of things, too, renders figurative expressions obscure, as 11 2, 16| set down in Scripture in a figurative and mystical way. A candid 12 2, 16| convey instruction under a figurative guise, and ignorance of 13 3, arg| may be either direct or figurative. In the case of direct signs 14 3, arg| original tongue. In the case of figurative signs we need to guard against 15 3, arg| figuratively; 2. the interpreting figurative expressions literally. The 16 3, arg| expression is literal or figurative; the general rule being, 17 3, arg| which have been proved to be figurative; the general principle being, 18 3, 5| slavery which takes the figurative expressions of Scripture 19 3, 5| must beware of taking a figurative expression literally. For 20 3, 5| follows the letter takes figurative words as if they were proper, 21 3, 10| discern whether a phrase is figurative~ 22 3, 10| of speech as if it were figurative. In the first place, then, 23 3, 10| whether a phrase is literal or figurative. And the way is certainly 24 3, 10| doctrine, you may set down as figurative. Purity of life has reference 25 3, 10| think that the expression is figurative. Now Scripture enjoins nothing 26 3, 10| contrary to this must be figurative. Now Scripture asserts nothing 27 3, 11| expression properly called figurative. But in the saying addressed 28 3, 11| whole of the language is figurative, and to be referred to the 29 3, 12| as an example, are wholly figurative, and the hidden kernel of 30 3, 12| literal, but also in its figurative and prophetical sense, and 31 3, 15| 15. Rule for interpreting figurative expressions~ 32 3, 15| Accordingly, in regard to figurative expressions, a rule such 33 3, 15| is not to be considered figurative. ~ 34 3, 16| or benevolence, it is not figurative. If, however, it seems to 35 3, 16| prudence or benevolence, it is figurative. "Except ye eat the flesh 36 3, 16| that the expression is figurative; and, while it is possible 37 3, 16| life, but that He says in a figurative sense, "Let him lose his 38 3, 17| in the lower grades are figurative; for example, if he has 39 3, 17| unmarried, he tries to put a figurative interpretation on the passage 40 3, 24| whether it is literal or figurative. For when it is ascertained 41 3, 24| it is ascertained to be figurative, it is easy, by an application 42 3, 24| expression is literal or figurative by attending to the considerations 43 3, 25| And when it is shown to be figurative, the words in which it is 44 3, 29| be used in this or that figurative sense which we are unacquainted 45 3, 37| which is the peculiarity of figurative diction; and this kind of 46 3, 37| be understood we have a figurative expression, even though 47 3, 37| expressed, so in the case of figurative words, in which one thing 48 4, 7| more obscure, because more figurative, in their translation;)


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