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A59200 The sixth book of Practical physick Of occult or hidden diseases; in nine parts Part I. Of diseases from occult qualities in general. Part. II. Of occult, malignant, and venemous diseases arising from the internal fault of the humors. Part III. Of occult diseases from water, air, and infections, and of infectious diseases. Part IV. Of the venereal pox. Part V. Of outward poysons in general Part VI. Of poysons from minerals and metals. Part. VII. Of poysons from plants. Part VIII. Of poysons that come from living creatures. Part IX. Of diseases by witchcraft, incantation, and charmes. By Daniel Sennertus, N Culpeper, and Abdiah Cole, Doctors of Physick Sennert, Daniel, 1572-1637.; Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654.; Cole, Abdiah, ca. 1610-ca. 1670. 1662 (1662) Wing S2541A; ESTC R221050 55,611 126

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hour_n and_o espy_v a_o ghost_n like_o a_o woman_n go_v into_o a_o study_n and_o hide_v herself_o in_o a_o corner_n at_o which_o she_o be_v much_o fright_v and_o tremble_v and_o begin_v to_o be_v sleepy_a as_o former_o which_o by_o reason_n of_o her_o pain_n she_o resist_v and_o lo_o a_o ill-favoured_a old_a woman_n very_o terrible_a with_o her_o wrinkle_a face_n stand_v by_o her_o bed_n side_n have_v a_o thick_a cudgel_n with_o which_o she_o smite_v she_o violent_o upon_o the_o leg_n and_o be_v very_o angry_a she_o repeat_v these_o word_n give_v i_o my_o needle_n give_v i_o my_o needle_n at_o which_o she_o cry_v out_o aloud_o and_o the_o old_a woman_n vanish_v and_o from_o that_o night_n till_o saturday_n after_o which_o be_v the_o 15_o of_o november●he_n ●he_z do_v not_o suffer_v any_o thing_n but_o then_o about_o
never_o afflict_v without_o god_n consent_n and_o permission_n 2._o the_o gospel_n show_v that_o he_o can_v not_o enter_v into_o the_o swine_n or_o hurt_v they_o without_o god_n permission_n nor_o do_v a_o hair_n fall_v from_o the_o head_n without_o god_n will_n and_o permission_n therefore_o the_o devil_n promise_v to_o do_v what_o th●_n witch_n command_v he_o they_o can_v have_v their_o desire_n except_o god_n permit_v 28._o and_o bodinus_fw-la write_v there_o be_v not_o two_o in_o a_o hundred_o that_o witchcraft_n can_v hurt_v and_o it_o be_v know_v to_o be_v true_a from_o the_o voluntary_a confession_n of_o witch_n chap._n 6._o of_o the_o sign_n of_o disease_n from_o witchcraft_n it_o be_v very_o hard_a to_o know_v these_o disease_n and_o we_o must_v be_v very_o industrious_a to_o discover_v they_o this_o be_v because_o the_o devil_n do_v so_o wary_o get_v into_o natural_a cause_n that_o it_o be_v not_o easy_o discern_v what_o come_v from_o natural_a cause_n and_o what_o from_o the_o devil_n fernelius_n give_v a_o example_n of_o this_o in_o a_o young_a knight_n which_o have_v a_o shake_n and_o convulsion_n by_o fit_n which_o by_o divers_a remedy_n give_v for_o some_o month_n can_v not_o be_v remove_v but_o in_o the_o three_o month_n the_o author_n of_o the_o disease_n be_v know_v by_o voice_n and_o unusual_a word_n and_o sentence_n greek_a and_o latin_a which_o be_v the_o devil_n 16._o and_o more_o plain_o when_o he_o discover_v the_o secret_n of_o those_o that_o stand_v by_o and_o of_o the_o physician_n scoff_v at_o they_o for_o their_o vain_a medicine_n by_o which_o they_o have_v almost_o kill_v the_o party_n the_o first_o sign_n than_o be_v of_o disease_n from_o the_o devil_n when_o practise_v physician_n doubt_v of_o the_o sign_n and_o can_v satisfy_v themselves_o and_o all_o thing_n be_v give_v in_o vain_a and_o to_o no_o purpose_n another_o sign_n be_v because_o ordinary_a disease_n come_v by_o degree_n and_o have_v their_o time_n and_o season_n and_o 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think_v to_o discover_v witchcraft_n one_o think_v i_o suppose_v prove_v witchcraft_n when_o marry_v people_n former_o love_v very_o well_o hate_v one_o another_o without_o any_o evident_a cause_n there_o be_v many_o history_n to_o confirm_v this_o from_o whence_o we_o may_v gather_v this_o prognostic_n that_o all_o disease_n from_o witchcraft_n be_v long_o and_o uncurable_a but_o by_o the_o great_a mercy_n of_o god_n chap._n 7._o of_o preservation_n against_o witchcraft_n i_o can_v say_v nothing_o to_o this_o certain_o nor_o can_v heathenish_a medicine_n please_v i_o that_o be_v use_v against_o it_o as_o that_o of_o rhamnus_n who_o branch_n in_o the_o window_n or_o door_n they_o say_v defend_v from_o witchcraft_n 104._o nor_o do_v lion_n foot_n take_v away_o the_o force_n o●_n love-potion_n nor_o a_o horse-shoe_n nail_v to_o a_o threshold_n nor_o a_o thousand_o other_o thing_n which_o be_v use_v against_o witchcraft_n for_o how_o can_v these_o be_v natural_a drive_v away_o disease_n which_o be_v cause_v by_o the_o devil_n who_o be_v without_o a_o body_n and_o have_v no_o organ_n of_o sense_n and_o therefore_o can_v neither_o be_v touch_v with_o natural_a body_n nor_o can_v be_v either_o please_v or_o disturb_v thereby_o although_o we_o will_v not_o deny_v that_o god_n who_o be_v above_o all_o nature_n can_v give_v power_n to_o natural_a thing_n to_o work_v upon_o incorporeal_a nor_o be_v it_o lawful_a for_o a_o christian_a by_o any_o mean_n to_o go_v to_o any_o witch_n and_o pray_v she_o or_o persuade_v she_o that_o she_o hurt_v not_o or_o that_o she_o shall_v take_v away_o any_o mischief_n do_v for_o so_o he_o shall_v pray_v to_o the_o devil_n who_o do_v the_o mischief_n and_o not_o the_o witch_n as_o i_o show_v at_o large_a it_o remain_v therefore_o that_o we_o only_o turn_v to_o almighty_a god_n hearty_o and_o implore_v the_o good_a angel_n his_o minister_n to_o defend_v we_o from_o those_o evil_n which_o the_o devil_n beset_v we_o with_o both_o sleep_a and_o wake_v chap._n 8._o of_o the_o cure_n of_o disease_n make_v by_o witchcraft_n and_o first_o of_o the_o magical_a cure_n albeit_o witch_n promise_v to_o cure_v such_o disease_n by_o word_n character_n enchantment_n and_o adjuration_n yet_o these_o and_o the_o like_a have_v no_o force_n as_o we_o show_v against_o paracelsus_n and_o other_o which_o we_o shall_v not_o far_o declare_v dissen_v and_o since_o it_o be_v certain_a that_o the_o devil_n chief_o cause_v these_o evil_n it_o be_v wicked_a and_o unbeseeming_a a_o christian_n to_o desire_v any_o thing_n from_o he_o who_o be_v the_o implacable_a enemy_n of_o mankind_n concern_v this_o there_o be_v two_o question_n first_o whether_o it_o be_v lawful_a upon_o suspicion_n of_o witchcraft_n to_o ask_v or_o compel_v witch_n to_o remove_v witchcraft_n and_o disease_n which_o they_o or_o other_o have_v cause_v o●_n this_o there_o be_v divers_a opinion_n and_o they_o desire_v to_o resolve_v it_o by_o divers_a distinction_n which_o well_o 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