Definition of Spiritual jewel
1. Noun. A member of the Taoist Trinity; identified with Lao-tse.
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Literary usage of Spiritual jewel
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catechism of Thomas Becon ...: With Other Pieces Written by Him the in by Thomas Becon, John Ayre (1844)
"Neighbours, I will disease you no longer ; but as I have given you a spiritual jewel, joyful and comfortable for the soul, so will I in like manner, ..."
2. Venetia and Northern Italy: Being the Story of Venice, Lombardy & Emilia by Cecil Headlam (1908)
"Throughout her mediaeval existence the consecrating memory of Sant' Ambrogio, her patron and protector, set like a spiritual jewel in a hundred exquisite ..."
3. By-paths in Hebraic Bookland by Israel Abrahams, Jewish Publication Society of America (1920)
"... which Abraham disseminated among men; it was the spiritual jewel which ought to be treasured in the heart of every good man, of every true Israelite. ..."
4. Buddhist Birth Stories, Or, Jātaka Tales: Or Jātaka Tales. The Oldest by Thomas William Rhys Davids, Viggo Fausbøll (1880)
"... even so this impure body is like a jewel-plundering robber, if I set my affections thereon the precious spiritual jewel of the sublime path of holiness ..."
5. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1861)
"... (though I might, indeed, speculate on the topic,) but frankness, that spiritual jewel of purest ray, is to be noted but very little of the Roman fair, ..."