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Title: Art magic; or, Mundane, sub-mundane and super-mundane spiritism. A treatise in three parts and twenty-three sections: descriptive of art magic, spiritism, the different orders of spirits in the universe known to be related to, or in communication with man; together with directions for invoking, controlling, and discharging spirits, and the uses and abuses, dangers and possibilities of magical art
Year: 1876 (1870s)
Authors: Britten, William, fl. 1876 Britten, Emma Hardinge, d. 1899, ed
Subjects: Spiritualism Magic
Publisher: New York, The author
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
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ng dis-tances from the source of the infiuence. Save and except the physical and direct effects producedupon the system by unguents, drugs, herbs, sounds, andvapors, all the force of Witchcraft lay in the Will, whichhy mere superstitious faith in the idle rites performed, be- 410 came projected with irresistible power upon the victimagainst whom it was directed. We have already intimated that mischievous Elementa-ries who have not yet risen into the spheres of good, areever ready to respond to the summons of natures similarto their own, yet higher in the scale of creation thanthemselves. We repeat that these beings are potent inthe particular realm to which they belong, and can helpwicked mortals in wicked purposes. Remember too theuniversal laws of sympathy that bind up all nature, ani-mate and inanimate, into one vast chain of interdependen-cies, and then cease to wonder why the lower creaturescan receive ban or blessing from their sovereign ruler man. MACBOcosMos. / Dragorishead.

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Dra-gons tail MICROCOSMOS. Mnn, the Microcosm of the Uttiverse, We have already dwelt at great length on the connectionbetween the planetary system and man. The profoundestdepths of occult philosophy derive their basis from thiscorrespondence. The Ancient Mysteries, the Ancient andModern Free Masons, the best philosophers of Greece andGermany, the Cabalists, and in a word, the Metaphysiciansof all ages, teach that man is the Microcosm of being, asGod, Angels, and the upper world, form the Macrocosm.The poorest of all literature, the penny almanack, cele- 411 brates this wonderful correspondence in its zodiacal signsmarked in their several relations to the human body. Asan illustration of this idea, take the following few lines ofRosicrucian doctrine explanatory of the sketch given onthe preceding page. The Rosicrnciau Cabala teaches that the three great worlds above, namely—theBnipyrfeum, ^therajum, aud Elementary regions have their copies iu the threepoints of the body of man ; tha

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