contignation


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contignation

A framework, as of beams.
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Both thus agree that in any republic, "the crossest spirits here do take their part, / Fast'ning the contignation which they [only seem to] thwart.
The threefold interpretation of the text has a threefold application (foundations, el morte, the Father; buttresses, in morte, the Holy Spirit; contignations, per mortem, Christ), and, as we shall see, this ninefold pattern of the sermon's opening is repeated, in a yet grander form, at the sermon's close.