I've seen the famous quote from Hermes Trismegistus:
"As above, so below. As within, so without. As the universe, so the soul."
Is without actually the opposite of within?
For example, these opposites make sense:
On the ground, I have seen the clouds above me.
On an airplane, I have seen the clouds below me.
But, these don't seem to work.
I struggle to contain the emotions within my heart.
I struggle to contain the emotions without my heart.
Is modern usage of without eclipsing the real meaning, or does this not make sense? In what context would it make sense? Examples and answers would be appreciated.