E·ma·nu·el [ih-man-yoo-uhl; Swedish e-mah-noo-uhl], /ɪˈmæn yu əl; Swedish ɛˈmɑ nu əl/, Emanuel Swedberg, 1688–1772, Swedish scientist, philosopher, and mystic.
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Swedenborg frequently narrated the wonders of other worlds, and particularly those of the infernal regions.The Mysteries of All Nations | James Grant
This statement of Swedenborg's spread through the town, and occasioned consternation and wonder.
A bust of Swedenborg over a massively carved bookcase, filled with volumes of royal exterior, attracted Emily's eye.The Incendiary | W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
At the same time he was led by the reading of Balzac to the discovery of Swedenborg.Plays--First Series | August Strindberg
What Swedenborg calls 'selfhood,' the proprium, is not in him.The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II | Elizabeth Barrett Browning
British Dictionary definitions for Swedenborg
Emanuel (eˈmanuel). original surname Svedberg. 1688–1772, Swedish scientist and theologian, whose mystical ideas became the basis of a religious movement
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