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Omnipresence

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Omniprésence. n.s. [omnis and præsens, Lat.] Ubiquity; unbounded presence.

              He also went
Invisible, yet staid, such privilege
Hath omnipresence.
Milton's Par. Lost, b. vii.

Adam, thou know'st his omnipresence fills
Land, sea, and air.
Milton's Par. Lost, b. ix.

The soul is evolved and present to every part: and if my soul can have its effectual energy upon my body with ease, with how much more facility can a being of immense existence and omnipresence, of infinite wisdom and power, govern a great but finite universe? Hale.

Sources: Hale, Matthew (49) · Milton, John (449)

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