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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
 
Swedenborg
 
  A spirit may be known from only a single thought.  1
  Ability to discern that what is true is true, and that what is false is false, is the characteristic of intelligence.  2
  In heaven the angels are advancing continually to the spring-time of their youth, so that the oldest angel appears the youngest.  3
  It is never permitted to any one in heaven to stand behind another and look at the back of his head: for then the influx which is from the Lord is disturbed.  4
  The best of angels do not live in community, but by themselves.  5
  The more angels the more room.  6
 
 
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