In the preceding paragraph, agreeably to this truth, we had allegorically narrated the transfiguration of Fear into holy Awe.
So the city was begun, and the elect, allegorically, let into it.
They understand that by "belly" is to be allegorically understood pride.
Equally useless is it to consider Moses in the beginning of his history as speaking mystically or allegorically.
You could interpret your creed literally, or symbolically, or allegorically, or pragmatically.
In speaking of the Garden, he says, Moses allegorically referred to the womb, if we are to believe the Word.
The story has of course been allegorically explained, but it bears numerous marks of local and historic origin.
Even if it be not taken literally, but allegorically, it is thoroughly antagonistic to the teachings of Evolution.
The following passages will show how prophecy, already fulfilled, has been fulfilled literally and not allegorically.
Calmon and the statues, allegorically useful, are in like manner independent of the main dramatic action.