microcosmography

microcosmography

the figurative description of man as a miniature universe.
See also: Mankind
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Character" as microcosmography aids readerly noting of Providentially determined cosmography.
22) See, for example, John Earle, Microcosmography, ed.
John Earle's Microcosmography (1628) was even more blunt about the lot of the younger brother.