If Peter Faneuil made not broad his phylactery, he made broad that mantle of charity, which covereth a multitude of sins.
Another 'phylactery' consisted of a tiny bag of hoddentin, holding a small quartz crystal and four feathers of eagle-down.
"Entertainment for Pilgrims" ought to be bound round it as a sort of phylactery.
Philemo once asked Rabbi (the Holy), "If a man has two heads, on which is he to put the phylactery?"
I do not know how Kirstie became convinced that, whoever or whatever the enemy might be, Mr. Johnstone was the phylactery.
This phylactery, itself "medicine," may be employed to enwrap other "medicine" and thus augment its own potentiality.
There is no phylactery against the poor opinion of one's grandchildren.
Herein he has sense enough to know that only in kabrit (sulphur) is the phylactery which destroys the phylloxera.
The first phylactery which it was my good fortune to be allowed to examine was one worn by Ta-ul-tzu-je, of the Kaytzentin gens.
late 14c., "small leathern box containing four Old Testament texts," from Old French filatiere (12c.) and directly from Medieval Latin philaterium, from Late Latin phylacterium "reliquary," from Greek phylacterion "safeguard, amulet," noun use of neuter of adjective phylakterios "serving as a protection," from phylakter "watcher, guard," from phylassein "to guard or ward off," from phylax (genitive phylakos) "guard," of unknown origin. Sometimes worn on the forehead, based on a literal reading of scripture:
Ye shall bind them [my words] for a sign upon your hands, and they shall be for frontlets between your eyes. [Deut. xi:18]