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Page 138 - combines to prove, that Mercutio, in " Romeo and Juliet," was scientifically correct when he said: True, I talk of dreams, Which are the children of an idle brain, Begot of nothing but vain fantasy. Nightmare, with all its horrors, is but a variety of dream. The causes for its
Page 65 - Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion ? " The Magi, who came from the East following the star of Christ, were astrologers. From some passages it seems probable that Daniel, who accepted the office of Chief of the Magi, studied the heavens and astrological books. Only when the astrologers contradicted the direct revelation of God's word were they specially
Page 65 - Be not dismayed at the signs of heaven, for the heathen are dismayed at them"; or the similar injunction by Isaiah, "Let now the astrologers, the stargazers, the monthly prognosticators, stand up, and save thee.
Page 39 - And there came unto him great multitudes having with them the lame, blind, dumb, maimed, and many others, and they cast them down at his feet; and he healed them; insomuch that the multitude wondered, when they saw the dumb speaking, the maimed whole, and the lame walking, and the blind seeing.
Page 39 - maimed, and many others, and they cast them down at his feet; and he healed them; insomuch that the multitude wondered, when they saw the dumb speaking, the maimed whole, and the lame walking, and the blind seeing.
Page 121 - Lay of the Last Minstrel," says: The stag-hounds, weary with the chase, Lay stretched upon the rushy floor, And urged in dreams the forest race From Teviot-stone to Eskdale Moor. Tennyson also speaks of dogs that hunt in dreams. Darwin, in the " Descent of Man,
Page 67 - Comets, importing change of times and states, Brandish your crystal tresses in the sky. When Romeo and Juliet are married the prayer is : So smile the heavens upon this holy act, That after hours with sorrow chide us not. In one of the most frequently quoted passages of Shakspere the astrological reference is generally omitted : In my stars I am above thee : ... some are born
Page 221 - divination," one that practiseth augury, or an "enchanter," or a "sorcerer," or a "charmer," or a "consulter with a familiar spirit," or a "wizard," or a "necromancer." In the forty-seventh chapter of Isaiah, the Israelites are taunted with the multitude of their enchantments and