Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester, Volumen6

Chetham Society., 1845

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Página xl - I do love these ancient ruins. We never tread upon them but we set Our foot upon some reverend history; And, questionless, here in this open court, Which now lies naked to the injuries Of stormy weather, some men lie...
Página xxxvi - Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.
Página xxxviii - 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...
Página 12 - The ditch is made, and our nails the spade, With pictures full, of wax and of wool ; Their livers I stick, with needles quick ; There lacks but the blood, to make up the flood. Quickly, dame, then bring your part in, Spur, spur upon little...
Página 6 - What is the name, where, and by what art learn'd ? What spells, what charms, or invocations, May the thing call'd Familiar be purchased ? 1 am shunn'd And hated like a sickness : made a scorn To all degrees and sexes.
Página xxxvi - For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts, ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth. Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the truth : men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith. But they shall proceed no further: for their folly shall be manifest unto all men, as theirs also was.
Página xxxvi - These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about of winds; trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots; 13 Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.
Página xxxvii - Semi-Metals, and many other things pertaining to Mineral Knowledge. As also, The handling and shewing of their Vegetability, and the discussion of the most difficult Questions belonging to Mystical Chymistry, as of the Philosophers Gold, their Mercury, the Liquor Alkahest, Aurum potabile, and such like.
Página 15 - DOWNHAM, in the County of Lancaster, Esq., for part of the year 1617, and part of the year following. Interspersed with Notes from the life of his contemporary John Bruen, of Bruen, Stapelford, in the County of Chester, Esq.

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