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A Treatise Of Witchcraft

Auhtor: Alexander Roberts

Language: english

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Review by Bob Tobias, February 2006


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Excerpts from the Book 'A Treatise Of Witchcraft':

... face of the tyrant, that though she would, yet could not now disclose them. In remembrance whereof the Athenians caused a Lyon of Brasse to bee erected, ...
... by this witch, was Elizabeth Hancocke, then widdow, now wife of Iames Scot: the maner, occasion, and proceeding of whose dealing against her was thus. ...
... but grow from euill to worse. Thus euery light trifle (for what can be lesse then sweeping of a lttle dust awry?) can minister matter to set ...
... was committed to prison (accused for other wickednesses of the like kinde) at which time (so neere as he could conjecture) he then receiued some release ...
... in this matter. And Chrysostome often accuseth Midwiues for reseruing the same to Magicall vses. And Clemens[t] Alexandrinus giueth vs to vnderstand ...
... Sammonicus de pr[e,]ceptis medicinae cap. de Hemitritaeo depellenda. Ioh. Langius epistolarum medicinalium lib. 1 epist. 33. &34.] ...
... he was dead, Ierem. 15. 4. [Footnote k: Hironimus Oleaster in locum, &Iunius &Tremelius in eundem.] [Footnote l: Perkins ...
... God willeth those should bee put to death, who by Diabolical and vnlawfull Arts, do endeuour to helpe or harme others, whether in act they performe ...
... his distressed Souldiers text reads dstiressed -and altogether / incredible, as of Ericus text reads incredible (as of with no close ...
... of fact in this case committed and confessed, (least the Treatise should be too bare and naked) I haue added thereunto a few Propositions, agreeing ...
... an example thereof in the Canaanites, whom their Land spewed out. Thirdly, for that he requireth all who belong vnto him, to be pure, vndefiled ...
... [y]_Locusta, [z]_Martha, [aa]_Pamphilia, [bb]_Aruna, &c. And not to insist vpon particulars, there bee infinite numbers ouerflowing euen ...
... second Proposition. The second Proposition: [a]Who those be, and of what quality, that are thus ensnared of the Diuell, and ...
... haue receiued the marke and in what part of the body.] And for the most part, hee bringeth these his slaues and vassailes obliged to him ...
... that it not onely sufficed the thirst of his distressed Souldiers, but terrified the enemies in such sort, (supposing that God had sent helpe) as of ...
... with him, and maketh them fit instruments to the performance of all wicked exploits, and this is when God pleaseth (of which I shall haue occasion ...
... manner they were deliuered: or mistooke his meaning, which is commonly deliuered in[l] ambiguous tearmes, such as will admit a double construction: ...
... tender loue of God toward vs, who hath so branded this deceiuer, that hee may bee discerned euen of those who are but of meane capacity, and so consequently ...
... Wee are admonished alwayes to stand in a readines, and be armed for to fight, prepared to withstand the diuell, knowing that God doth oftentimes ...
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