Definition of Gladnesses
1. gladness [n] - See also: gladness
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gladnesses
Literary usage of Gladnesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Conjugial Love and Its Chaste Delights: Also, Adulterous Love and Its Sinful by Emanuel Swedenborg (1871)
"That they are the gladnesses of love, is well known, for the mind is exhilarated at the sight of them; and because love is in them, those favors are dearer ..."
2. Arcana cœlestia: or Heavenly mysteries contained in the sacred Scriptures by Emanuel Swedenborg (1864)
"Hence it is that dances are mentioned in the "Word, and thereby are signified the gladnesses of the affections of truth or faith derived from good or ..."
3. Arcana cœlestia: or Heavenly mysteries contained in the sacred Scriptures by Emanuel Swedenborg (1863)
"... because the nature of the interior gladness and beauty, which are represented, is not at all known by those who are only in the gladnesses of the love ..."
4. The Practical Nature of the Doctrines and Alleged Revelations Contained in by Augustus Clissold (1839)
"... beauty which are represented, is not at all known by those who are only in the gladnesses of the love of the world, and in the delights of self-love. ..."
5. Gems of Heavenly Wisdom from the Writings of Swedenborg by Emanuel Swedenborg, J. Stuart Bogg (1887)
"That these spiritual gladnesses and felicities may be understood, an idea may be conceived of ... Spiritual gladnesses are the forms of celestial things, ..."