Witch, Warlock and Magician

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Chatto & Windus, 1889 - Počet stran: 428
This book contains historical sketches of magic and witchcraft in England and Scotland.

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Strana 102 - (quoth she) ' bury you or no?' ' Oh Trunco,' for so he called her, 'thou wilt bury me, but thou wilt much repent it.' 'Yea, but how long first?' 'I shall die,' said he, 'ere Thursday night.
Strana 406 - The displaying of supposed Witchcraft wherein is affirmed that there are many sorts of Deceivers and Impostors, and divers persons under a passive delusion of Melancholy and Fancy. But that there is a corporeal league made betwixt the Devil and the Witch...
Strana 33 - England, bethought himselfe how he might keepe it hereafter from the like conquests, and so make himselfe famous hereafter to all posterities. This (after great study) hee found could be no way so well done as one ; which was to make a head of brasse, and if he could make this head to speake (and heare it when it speakes) then might hee be able to wall all England about with brasse.
Strana 205 - To deny the possibility, nay, actual existence, of witchcraft and sorcery, is at once flatly to contradict the revealed word of God, in various passages both, of the Old and New Testament...
Strana 172 - s but the twinkling of a star Between a man of peace and war, A thief and justice, fool and knave, A huffing officer and a slave...
Strana 25 - I'll have A whore, shall piss them out next day. Mam. Ha ! why ? Do you think I fable with you ? I assure you, He that has once the flower of the sun, The perfect ruby, which we call elixir, Not only can do that, but, by its virtue, Can confer honour, love, respect, long life ; Give safety, valour, yea, and victory, To whom he will. In eight and twenty days, I'll make an old man of fourscore, a child.
Strana 324 - The fearful abounding at this time in this country of these detestable slaves of the devil, the witches' or enchanters, hath moved me (beloved reader) to dispatch in post, this following treatise of mine...
Strana 165 - Sir Robert Brooke spoke to this purpose : — " ' Mr. Lilly, this Committee thought fit to summon you to appear before them this day, to know, if you can say anything as to the cause of the late fire, or whether there might be any design therein.
Strana 40 - Bacon. Now, masters of our academic state, That rule in Oxford, viceroys in your place, Whose heads contain maps of the liberal arts, Spending your time in depth of learned skill, Why flock you thus to Bacon's secret cell, A friar newly stall'd in Brazen-nose? Say what's your mind, that I may make reply. Burd. Bacon, we hear that...
Strana 400 - A Candle in the Dark, or a Treatise concerning the Nature of Witches and Witchcraft; being Advice to Judges, Sheriffs, Justices of the Peace, and Grand Jurymen, what to do before they passe sentence on such as are arraigned for their lives as Witches.

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