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1906 edition. Excerpt: ...of the Logos: " But what it is in truth,
as conceived of in itself, and as spoken of to thee,6--it is the
marking-off or delimitation of all things, the firm necessity of
those 1 Be Monarch., ii. 5; M. ii. 225, P. 823 (Ri. iv. 302). 2
Gen. i. 26. 3 Leg. Alleg., iii. 31; M. i. 106, 107, P. 79 (Ri. i.
152, 153). 4 Sc. the essence. 6 Sc. elements. Quis Rer. Biv. Her.,
27; M. i. 492, P. 500 (Ri. iii. 32). 6 John, to whom the Master is
speaking. things that are fixed and were unsettled, the Harmony of
Wisdom." i But to return to the concept of the Logos as symbolised
by the idea of a City; speaking of the six " cities of refuge,"
Philo allegorises them as follows: " Is not, then, the most ancient
and most secure and best Mother-city, and not merely City, the
Divine Season Logos), to which it is of the greatest service to
flee first? " The other five, as though they were colonies from it,
are the Powers of the Speaker of this Word Logos), of which the
chief is the Creative Potency, according to which He who creates by
Eeason or Word, fashioned the cosmos. The second is the Sovereign
Potency, according to which He who created, ruleth that which is
brought into existence. The third is the Merciful Potency, by means
of which the Artist hath compassion and hath mercy on His own work.
The fourth is the Legislative Providence, by means of which He doth
forbid the things that may not be...." 2 Philo then regards these "
cities " as symbolising the refuges to which the various kinds of
erring souls should flee to find comfort. If the Divine Pteason,
and the Creative and Sovereign (Kingly) Powers are too far off for
the comprehension of the sinner's ignorance, then he should flee to
other goals at a shorter distance, the "cities" of the...
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