The spread and influence of the Gnostic sects was notoriously wide.
Omnia subito is not its device, but that of the Gnostic heresy.
He who is conversant with all kinds of wisdom will be pre-eminently a Gnostic.
Similarly the g in gnostic, the e in eulogy, p in pneumonia, the h in chromatic.
M. Papus speaks of him as the founder and patriarch of the Gnostic Church.