The Occult Sciences: The Philosophy of Magic, Prodigies, and Apparent Miracles, Volume 2

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Harper & Brothers, 1847 - Occultism - 647 pages
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Page 57 - ... take up any dead man, woman, or child out of his, her, or their grave, or any other place where the dead body resteth, or the skin, bone, or any other part of any dead person...
Page 56 - It may please your grace to understand that witches and sorcerers within these few last years are marvellously increased within your grace's realm. Your grace's subjects pine away, even unto the death ; their colour fadeth, their flesh rotteth, their speech is benumbed, their senses are bereft. I pray God they never practise further than upon the subject.
Page 222 - Syrian seas, when the night is so dark as to conceal from view the stars which might direct their course, according to the position of the four cardinal points, take a basin full of water, which they shelter from...
Page 48 - One sort of such as are said to bee witches, are women which be commonly old, lame, bleare-eied, pale, fowle, and full of wrinkles...
Page 81 - THE Virtuosi have been daily with me since I writ to your honor last, and have given me large and full testimonials,1 and God has been pleased to do wonderful things in their sight, so that they are my hearty and good friends, and have stopt the mouths of the Court, where the sober party are now most of them believers and my champions.

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