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In all these cases the primum mobile is the making of a livelihood.

They are called intelligences or angels; and the primum mobile as well as the heaven of fixed stars is held in motion by them.

This primum mobile (usually considered as the ninth sphere) causes the rotation of the eighth sphere, or sphra stellarum fixarum.

Next in order below the Empyrean is the heaven of crystal, or the sphere of the first movable (primum mobile).

The heaven, etc.: The Primum Mobile; but used here for the highest heaven.

I need not say that your correspondent is quite right in referring the words first moved to the primum mobile.

I mentally exclaimed; “I have found the primum mobile of the circulation of the blood.”

We know that parliamentary leaders imagine parliamentary tactics, and talk the primum mobile of mankind.

Here it clearly refers to the primum mobile; it often applies to the whole expanse of the heavens.

There remains that primum mobile of which all the mystics have spoken: energy, the power to create.

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