Sentence Examples


  • He's a real fan of sci-fi occult, whatever that is.
  • Its fundamental idea consists in that which Vico, in his peculiar terminology, styles "poetical wisdom" (sapienza poetica) and "occult wisdom" (sapienza riposta), and in the historical process by which the one is merged in the other.
  • From this, by the aid of civilization, reason and philosophy, there is gradually developed the civil, occult wisdom.
  • Nearly all the rest, more especially the transition from poetical to occult wisdom, was derived from Rome.
  • The old Cartesians, Jean Jacques Dortous de Mairan (1678-1771) and especially Fontenelle, with his Theorie des tourbillons (1752), struggled in vain to refute Newton by styling attraction an occult quality.

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