Title: The astrologer of the nineteenth century
Year: 1825 (1820s)
Authors: Raphael, pseud., 1795-1832 Anglicus, Merlinus, junior, Gent
Subjects: Astrology Occultism
Publisher: London : Knight & Lacey
Contributing Library: Yale University, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library
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o intricate and diversified in itself, that toattempt an ample demonstration of the matter would require deeperspeculation than the subject deserves, or than we are masters of, par-ticularly as the inhabitants of these spiritual kingdoms are never inone regular stay, continuance; or property, but, from one hour toanother, are continually floating and changing. Like the swiftness ofthe winds, or the gliding along of running waters, which pass awayas a thought, and are no more remembered ; so, also, it is with thedevils and infernal spirits, in that lachrymable state of darkness, wheretheir existence is a continual anguish and torment, shifting from thepangs of one sorrow to the bitterness of another, to all eternity ! The most remarkable instance of necromancy in former times isthat related by Weaver, in his Funeral Monuments. * It is not accounted sinful to invoke spirits, unless a coinpaet be formed withthem. Vide p. 112, the ghost of Marshal Saxe raised by Schrepfer. & uxmnxmr*.
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Cd#t/fr£ ^At//f/ of c , l(<?<//(-MH , /(ffJff// f/h ^ .///<JV / Oc – da/t, Zif //<•/ . LONDON.Published ljvWTIliam OaxltoivVBri^it 05,Patcritf>ster Row. MAGIC CEREMONIES, &C. 229 He there records that Edward Kelly, a magician, with one PaulWaring (who acted in the capacity of companion and associate in allhis conjurations), went together to the church-yard of Walton-le-dale,in the county of Lancaster, where they had information of a personbeing recently interred, who was supposed to have hidden or burieda considerable sum of money, and to have died without disclosing toany person where it was deposited. He proceeds to state, that theyentered the church-yard exactly at twelve oclock at night; and, hav-ing had the grave pointed out to them the preceding day, they exor-cised the spirit of the deceased, by magical spells and incantations, tillit appeared before them ; and not only satisfied,their wicked desiresand inquiries, but delivered
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