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Lotus

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The Egyptians pictured God sitting on a lote-tree, above the watery mud. Jamblichus says the leaves and fruit of the lote-tree being round represent “the motion of intellect;” its towering up through mud symbolises the eminency of divine intellect over matter; and the Deity sitting on the lote-tree implies His intellectual sovereignty. (Myster. Egypt., sec. 7, cap. ii. p. 151.)

Lotus. Mahomet says that a lote-tree stands in the seventh heaven, on the right hand of the throne of God.

Dryʹopē of Œchaʹlia was one day carrying her infant son, when she plucked a lotus flower for his amusement, and was instantaneously transformed into a lotus.

Lotis, daughter of Neptune, fleeing from Priaʹpus, was metamorphosed into a lotus.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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