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    Enchantment of Spirit

    Hi there,

    What does the expression "enchantment of spirit" mean?

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    Re: Enchantment of Spirit

    What's the context? Without more context, it suggests to me that something emotional inside you, your spirit, is thrilled or captivated by something.

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    Re: Enchantment of Spirit

    I hope the following helps.

    "I will have all luxuries, all joys, all enchantments of the spirit, all contentments of the body that man holds dear."

    It's taken from Twain's "Five Boons of Life."

    Can you change spirit with heart. Do you think "enchantment of heart" would give the same meaning (feeling)?

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    Re: Enchantment of Spirit

    I think so- the spirit is the non-intellectual side of our being- the emotional, the aspirational.

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    Re: Enchantment of Spirit

    Thank you,
    I am more comfortable with that now.
    The problem is there is a big distinction in English between Spirit (aka soul), heart, and mind.
    Exchanging spirit with heart can fix many problems in translation

    Yours

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    Re: Enchantment of Spirit

    Okey Dokey

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