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Inward Light

noun
Origin of Inward Light
1700-1710
First recorded in 1700-10
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  • Inward Light must have been granted, for he heard no complaints in later years.

    Howards End E. M. Forster
  • That was the first gleam of Inward Light; and after that it grew.

    Robin Tremayne Emily Sarah Holt
  • The soul is inclined to good when it follows the Inward Light.

  • Every man should be true to himself—true to the Inward Light.

  • They have an Inward Light which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.

    Revisiting the Earth James Langdon Hill
  • The Quaker's doctrine of the Inward Light, his quietism, contemplation, and advanced ideas were quite incomprehensible to them.

    The Quaker Colonies Sydney G. Fisher
  • As Wrexler looked up at the portrait, an Inward Light illumined his countenance.

    The Lost Door Dorothy Quick
  • And now the hut is once more in sight, and for one brief instant an Inward Light flickers up in Stoutenburg's dulled eyes.

    The Laughing Cavalier Baroness Orczy
  • Their leaves fairly become luminous, as if they glowed with Inward Light.

    Under the Maples John Burroughs
  • It depends mainly upon principles which are discovered by an Inward Light.

    Christianity and Greek Philosophy Benjamin Franklin Cocker

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