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horologe (plural horologes)
- (obsolete): A clock or watch.
- 1597: He'll watch the horologe a double set, If drink rock not his cradle. — Shakespeare, Othello, ii 3
- 1843, Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 3, ch. II, Gospel of Mammonism
- A SOUL is not like wind (spiritus, or breath) contained within a capsule; the ALMIGHTY MAKER is not like a Clockmaker that once, in old immemorial ages, having made his Horologe of a Universe, sits ever since and sees it go! Not at all. Hence comes Atheism; come, as we say, many other isms […]