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Antitype  n.  That of which the type is the pattern or representation; that which is represented by the type or symbol.

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"Antitype" Quotes from Famous Books

... unthinkable. He was not averse to indulging a belief in affinity; and that this girl was his was not a disagreeable idea; but his belief by no means embraced a second, to the effect that the soul of one's antitype is as an open book to the other. Could her mind be affected? But no. She was a very unusual girl, possibly an eccentric one; but he flattered himself that he knew a lunatic when he saw one. There was left ...
— What Dreams May Come • Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton

... gewgaws idly dress'd, An image, cast in baby mould, He held, and seem'd o'erjoy'd to hold On this he fix'd his eyes; to this, Bowing, he gave the loyal kiss, 1840 And, for rebellion fully ripe, Seem'd to desire the antitype. What if to that Pretender's foes His greatness, nay, his life, he owes; Shall common obligations bind, And shake his constancy of mind? Scorning such weak and petty chains, Faithful to James[275] he still remains, ...
— Poetical Works • Charles Churchill

... altogether is parallel to that of the Israelites, as an antitype to its type, it is natural to think that so great a gift as Holy Communion would not be without its appropriate figures and symbols in the Old Testament. All that our Saviour has done is again and again shadowed out ...
— Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VII (of 8) • John Henry Newman

Words linked to "Antitype" :   mental representation, kind, form, sort, antitypic, internal representation, variety, representation, type

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