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Macrocosm   Listen

Everything that exists anywhere.  Synonyms: cosmos, creation, existence, universe, world.  "The biggest tree in existence"

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"Macrocosm" Quotes from Famous Books

... [Sidenote: Paracelsus, 1493-1541] as arrant a quack as ever lived, but one who did something to break up the strangle-hold of tradition. He worked out his system a priori from a fantastic postulate of the parallelism between man and the universe, the microcosm and the macrocosm. He held that the Bible gave valuable prescriptions, as in the treatment of ...
— The Age of the Reformation • Preserved Smith

... things gyrate like marionettes; in fact, the anthropocentric era of Draper, which, strange to say, lives by the side of the telescope and the microscope. As man is of recent origin, and may end at an early epoch of the macrocosm, so before his birth all things revolved round nothing, and may continue to do so ...
— The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi • Richard F. Burton

... in the literature of theosophy, and naturally so, for it is a succinct statement of a fundamental and far-reaching truth. The scientist recognizes it now and then and here and there, but the occultist trusts it always and utterly. To him the microcosm and the macrocosm are one and the same in essence, and the forth-going impulse which calls a universe into being and the indrawing impulse which extinguishes it again, each lasting millions of years, are echoed and repeated in the inflow and outflow of the breath through the nostrils, in nutrition and ...
— The Beautiful Necessity • Claude Fayette Bragdon

Words linked to "Macrocosm" :   natural order, extragalactic nebula, heavenly body, galaxy, natural object, celestial body, nature, extraterrestrial object, estraterrestrial body, closed universe

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