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  • noun Plural form of gnosis.


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  • Not even her feignt reflection, Nuvoluccia, could they toke their gnoses off for their minds with intrepifide fate and bungless curiasity, were conclaved with Heliogobbleus and Commodus and Enobarbarus and whatever the coordinal dickens they did as their damprauch of papyrs and buchstubs said.

    Finnegans Wake 2006

  • “From the states of the limbs, lights ascend forth to the qalb, just as from the gnoses (ma'arif) of the qalb, lights descend to the limbs.

    Ibn Kammuna Langermann, Tzvi 2007


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