essence englannista suomeksi
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- CHARITY is a virtue of the heart, and not of the hands, ſays an old writer. Gifts and alms are the expreſſions, not the eſſence of this virtue.
(quote-book)|chapter=Oliver Cromwel and Walter Noble|title=(w)|volume=I|edition=2nd|location=London|publisher=(w)|year_published=1826|page=105|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=oi8LAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA105&lpg=PA105|passage=They laws are at present, both in form and essence, the greatest curse that society labours under&8239;; the scorn of the wicked, the consternation of the good, the refuge of those who violate, and the ruin of those who appeal to them.
(quote-book)|chapter=IX|title=Addison|location=London|publisher=Macmillan and Co.|page=182|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=JIc9AAAAYAAJ&pg=PA182&lpg=PA182|passage=The essence of Addison’s humour is irony.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)
A being; especially, a purely spiritual being.
(quote-book)|chapter=The Adventure of the German Student|title=The Works of Washington Irving|edition=new|volume=VII|location=New York|publisher=G. P. Putnam & Company|year_published=1853|page=55|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=7_ZDAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA55|passage=He (w) had been indulging in fanciful speculations on spiritual essences, until, like Swedenborg|Swedenborg, he had an ideal world of his own around him.
An extract or concentrate obtained from a plant or other matter used for flavouring.
(quote-book)|chapter=(w)|title=(w)|location=London|publisher=G. Kearsley|year_published=1783|page=36|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=cywhAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA36&lpg=PA36|passage=Our humbler province is to tend the Fair, / Not a leſs pleaſing, tho’ leſs glorious care ; / To ſave the powder from too rude a gale, / Nor let th’ impriſon’d eſſences exhale(..)