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Definition of Tropologically
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tropologically
Literary usage of Tropologically
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Mediaeval Mind: A History of the Development of Thought and Emotion in by Henry Osborn Taylor (1919)
"... considers its matter historically, allegorically, and tropologically. History is the narrative of facts, and follows the primary meaning of words; ..."
2. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1883)
"It indicates—1. Historically and literally, a city. 2. tropologically or ... tropologically it indicates " sorrow," as in Psalm Isv. 1 Aug.,De alii. ..."
3. Pathological Aspects of Religions by Josiah Morse (1906)
"Water, for example, may, tropologically, stand for sorrow, or wisdom, or heresies, or prosperity; allegorically, it may refer to baptism, nations, or grace; ..."
4. Erasmus in Praise of Folly: With Portrait, Life of Erasmus, and His Epistle by Desiderius Erasmus (1922)
"... or some other fabulous history, and this they descant upon allegorically, tropologically, and analogically ; and so they draw to a conclusion of their ..."
5. The Praise of Folly by Desiderius Erasmus, John Wilson (1913)
"And here they bring in some foolish insipid Fable out of Speculum Historiale or Gesta Romanorum, and Expound it Allegorically, tropologically, ..."
6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... be interpreted in three ways, historically, tropologically and spiritually; and he related this threefold division to the doctrine of the Trinity. ..."
7. The Normans in European History by Charles Homer Haskins (1915)
"... and the Proverbs of Solomon, and had "discoursed allegorically or tropologically in many treatises upon obscure problems of the Prophets. ..."