We love to laugh at Kim and Company because it distracts our souls from the horrific reality of their hermetic regime.
And Demme, by barely indicating the visual presence of the audience until the end, intensifies the closed-off, hermetic feeling.
The government of Colombia decided to loan the 28,000 square meter fixer-upper to a fraternity of hermetic Benedictine monks.
Certainly it is not so used ordinarily in the hermetic writings.
It amounted to a surgical replacement of one hermetic elite by another.
If the hermetic writings are to be dated later than the time of Paul, then the question of literary influence is reversed.
Detailed exposition of the hermetic writings will here be impossible.
With regard to the origin of the ideas in the hermetic writings, there is considerable difference of opinion.
At that time Paris was the centre of the hermetic science in France.
A Roman rabbi, named Ben Lucca, skilled in hermetic science, came to this city.
c.1600 (implied in hermetically), "completely sealed," also (1630s) "dealing with occult science or alchemy," from Latin hermeticus, from Greek Hermes, god of science and art, among other things, identified by Neoplatonists, mystics, and alchemists with the Egyptian god Thoth as Hermes Trismegistos "Thrice-Great Hermes," who supposedly invented the process of making a glass tube airtight (a process in alchemy) using a secret seal.
hermetic her·met·ic (hər-mět'ĭk) or her·met·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
Completely sealed, especially against the escape or entry of air.