In terms, divine force (LH:5) refers to the mythical or metaphorical "force" of a god or goddess, e.g. the ankh of Hathor (Egypt, 2500BC), the "is of Aphrodite" (Greece, 700BC), or the vis of Venus (Rome, 200BC).
The following are related quotes:
- “Painting contains a ‘divine force’ which not only makes absent men present, as friendship is said to do but moreover makes the ‘dead’ seem almost alive.”
- Divine force or power (subsection) – Wikipedia.