Phantasmata: or, Illusions and fanaticisms of Protean forms, productive of great evils

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T. C. Newby, 1857 - Hallucinations and illusions
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Page 265 - There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch, or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.
Page 477 - Come, you blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in: I was naked and you clothed Me: I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came to Me.
Page 255 - But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost : in whom the God of this world hath blinded the minds of them that believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.
Page 255 - Now the parable is this : The seed is the word of God. Those by the way side are they that hear ; then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved.
Page 23 - We are born with faculties and powers capable almost of anything, such at least as would carry us farther than can easily be imagined : but it is only the exercise of those powers which gives us ability and skill in anything, and leads us towards perfection.
Page 23 - The third sort is of those who readily and sincerely follow reason, but for want of having that which one may call large, sound, roundabout sense, have not a full view of all that relates to the question, and may be of moment to decide it.
Page 24 - ... they canton out to themselves a little Goshen in the intellectual world, where light shines, and as they conclude, day blesses them ; but the rest of that vast expansum they give up to night and darkness, and so avoid coming near it.
Page 265 - When thou art come into the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not learn to do after the abominations of those nations. There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire...
Page 499 - Nothing in nature could better represent the jerks, than for one to goad another alternately on every side with a piece of red-hot iron. The exercise commonly began in the head, which would fly backwards and forwards, and from side to side, with a quick jolt, which the person would naturally labor to suppress, but in vain.
Page v - Will are kept, as it were, in libera custodia to their objects of verum et bonum, the Fancy is free from all engagements: it digs without spade, sails without ship, flies without wings, builds without charges, fights without bloodshed: in a moment striding from the centre to the circumference of the world; by a kind of omnipotency creating and annihilating things in an instant; and things divorced in Nature are married in Fancy as in a lawless place.

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