Definition of Externals
1. Noun. (plural of external) ¹
2. Noun. outward features or appearances ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Externals
1. external [n] - See also: external
Lexicographical Neighbors of Externals
Literary usage of Externals
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Four Leading Doctrines of the New Church, Signified by the New Jerusalem by Emanuel Swedenborg (1892)
"It is there shewn, in treating on that chapter of Exodus, that by the curtains and vails were represented the externals of heaven and the church, ..."
2. Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review (1859)
"IT is the object of this Article to trace and illustrate the mingling- of the divine and the human in some of the externals of Christianity. ..."
3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"... Christians are superior to all things, particularly externals and precepts in connection therewith. In accordance with this view he considers that an 5. ..."
4. Angelic Wisdom Concerning the Divine Providence by Emanuel Swedenborg, George Woolworth Colton (1918)
"In externals man is led and taught by the Lord in all appearance as if by himself.— This takes place in man's externals, but not in internals. ..."
5. The Young Husband: Or, Duties of Man in the Marriage Relation by William Andrus Alcott (1846)
"Externals, furniture, &c. Example of saving female labor. ... General importance of externals. THE next question for the husband to decide, ..."
6. A History of English Dramatic Literature to the Death of Queen Anne by Adolphus William Ward (1899)
"To describe the externals of the Elisabethan stage is no part of my task; and it must suffice to note only one or two circumstances directly bearing upon ..."
7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... State in the externals of religion. The increase in the number of citations for heresy under Henry VII was probably due more to the renewed activity of ..."
8. Adventures in Criticism by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1896)
"Externals I SUPPOSE I am no more favoured than most N°»- is, people who write stories in receiving from unknown correspondents a constant flow of antj ..."