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Page 4 - Now, Sir, whether there was any design of burning the city, or any employed to that purpose, I must deal ingenuously with you ; that, since the fire, I have taken much pains in the search thereof, but cannot, or could not, give myself any the least satisfaction therein. I conclude that it was the finger of God only ; but what instruments he used thereunto I am ignorant.
Page 330 - Conjunction. — Two planets being in the same longitude. If they be exactly in the same degree and minute, it is a partile conjunction, and very powerful ; if within the half of the sum of their two orbs, it is a platic conjunction, and less powerful.
Page xvi - In this year, for very great considerations, the council of state gave me in money fifty pounds and a pension of one hundred pounds per annum, which for two years I received, but no more: upon some discontents I after would not or did require it.
Page ii - If a proposition of any nature be made to any individual, about the result of which he is anxious, and therefore uncertain whether to accede to it or not, let him but note the hour and minute when it was first made, and erect a figure of the heavens, as herein taught, and his doubts will be instantly resolved. He may thus, in five minutes, learn infallibly whether the affair will succeed or not ; and, consequently, whether it is prudent to adopt the offer made or not.
Page xiii - At eleven years old he was sent to Ashby de la Zouch, to be instructed by one Mr. John Brindley. Here he says he learned the following authors, viz...
Page 3 - God had given me, to make enquiry by the art I studied, what might from that time happen unto the Parliament and nation in general. At last, having satisfied myself as well as I could, and perfected my judgment therein, I thought it most convenient to signify my intentions and conceptions thereof, in Forms, Shapes, Types, Hieroglyphicks, &c.
Page 1 - The blood of the just, which has been spilt in London, requires it to be burned with fire in sixty-six. He states that he made this prediction by " Astronomical Affections." In 1651 Lilly was again had before the Parliament, on account of his predictions, and was thirteen days in the custody of the Serjeant-at-Arms. But the prediction which gave offence, viz. that the "Parliament stood upon a tottering foundation, and that the commonalty and soldiery would join together against them," was amply fulfilled...
Page 3 - Having found, Sir, that the city of London should be sadly afflicted with a great plague, and not long after with an exorbitant fire, I framed these two hieroglyphics as represented in the book, which in effect have proved very true.' ' Did you foresee the year ?' said one. ' I did not,' said I, ' or was desirous: of that I made no scrutiny.
Page 6 - Doe not, then, for shame deface thy nature, or make thyself unworthy of such gifts, or deprive thyself of that great power, glory, and blessednesse, God hath allotted thee, by casting from thee his favour for possession of a few imperfect pleasures. Having considered thy God, and what thyself art, during thy being God's servant, now receive instruction how in thy practice I would have thee carry thyself. As thou daily conversest with the heavens, so instruct and form thy mind according to the image...