Traherne

[ truh-hurn ]

noun
  1. Thomas, 1637?–74, English writer.

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How to use Traherne in a sentence

  • Thomas Traherne is a mystical writer of singular charm and originality.

    Mysticism in English Literature | Caroline F. E. Spurgeon
  • Traherne's account of the gradual dimming of this early radiance, and his enforced change of values is equally unusual.

    Mysticism in English Literature | Caroline F. E. Spurgeon
  • To Traherne the Soul is a sea which not only receives the rivers of God's bliss but 'all it doth receive returns again.'

    From a Cornish Window | Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • I am tempted, but will not be drawn to discuss how Traherne stands related to Vaughan on the one hand and Cowley on the other.

    From a Cornish Window | Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Yet Traherne is no quietist: a fervent, passionate lover, rather, of simple and holy things.

    From a Cornish Window | Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

British Dictionary definitions for Traherne

Traherne

/ (trəˈhɜːn) /


noun
  1. Thomas . 1637–74, English mystical prose writer and poet. His prose works include Centuries of Meditations, which was discovered in manuscript in 1896 and published in 1908

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