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A35565 A treatise concerning enthusiasme, as it is an effect of nature, but is mistaken by many for either divine inspiration, or diabolical possession by Meric Casaubon ... Casaubon, Meric, 1599-1671. 1655 (1655) Wing C812; ESTC R14401 168,057 256

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〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d it_o a_o demum_fw-la evenire_fw-la dicit_fw-la etc._n etc._n to_o who_o behold_v for_o his_o quotation_n i_o think_v it_o probable_a that_o he_o may_v have_v it_o out_o of_o some_o library_n in_o manuscript_n as_o there_o be_v many_o such_o book_n of_o ancient_n as_o yet_o not_o publish_v only_o so_o to_o be_v find_v but_o when_o i_o consider_v what_o a_o diligent_a ransacker_n of_o all_o such_o book_n meursius_n have_v be_v and_o that_o in_o his_o catalogue_n of_o theophrastus_n his_o work_n collect_v out_o of_o divers_a author_n he_o make_v no_o mention_n of_o it_o as_o yet_o extant_a any_o where_n it_o make_v i_o doubtful_a neither_o can_v i_o yet_o say_v that_o i_o be_o out_o of_o all_o doubt_n or_o hope_v however_o upon_o further_a search_n find_v that_o what_o scaliger_n do_v there_o allege_v as_o out_o of_o theophrastus_n be_v no_o other_o than_o what_o be_v produce_v by_o athenaeus_n i_o think_v it_o more_o probable_a that_o scaliger_n also_o have_v it_o out_o of_o 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sect_n 30.1_o have_v a_o long_a discourse_n of_o the_o several_a effect_n of_o the_o atra_fw-la bilis_fw-la according_a to_o its_o different_a 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d or_o temperature_n that_o be_v as_o it_o be_v mix_v either_o with_o heat_n or_o cold_a among_o other_o thing_n he_o have_v these_o word_n 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d etc._n etc._n that_o be_v they_o to_o who_o this_o melancholic_a temperament_n be_v natural_a it_o present_o show_v itself_o in_o the_o variety_n of_o their_o nature_n and_o disposition_n according_a to_o the_o diversity_n of_o the_o temperament_n or_o mixture_n they_o that_o have_v superfluity_n of_o it_o and_o cold_a they_o be_v natural_o sluggish_a and_o stupid_a but_o they_o that_o abound_v with_o it_o join_v with_o heat_n they_o be_v wildish_a good_a nature_a or_o witty_a prone_a to_o love_v quick_o move_v to_o passion_n and_o concupiscence_n and_o some_o also_o very_o talkative_a or_o discursive_a and_o some_o again_o because_o of_o the_o nearness_n of_o this_o heat_n to_o the_o seat_n of_o reason_n be_v liable_a to_o distemper_n of_o madness_n and_o enthusiasticknesse_n hence_o also_o be_v proceed_v the_o sibyl_n and_o the_o bacchick_n and_o all_o that_o be_v true_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d so_n call_v and_o account_v that_o be_v divine_o possess_v and_o inspire_v when_v it_o do_v not_o happen_v through_o sickness_n but_o by_o natural_a temper_n aristotle_n do_v seem_v to_o contradict_v himself_o in_o those_o last_o word_n in_o that_o have_v make_v enthusiasticknesse_n a_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d that_o be_v a_o distemper_n or_o sickness_n he_o do_v afterward_o affirm_v that_o the_o true_a 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d must_v be_v so_o by_o their_o natural_a temper_n which_o perchance_o make_v budeus_n to_o leave_v out_o those_o last_o word_n in_o the_o greek_a 698._o where_o he_o cite_v they_o in_o his_o annotation_n upon_o the_o pandect_n but_o it_o must_v be_v remember_v which_o be_v note_v before_o that_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d or_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d be_v sometime_o take_v for_o a_o bodily_a disease_n and_o so_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d and_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d common_o confound_v be_v distinct_a aristotle_n purpose_n be_v to_o say_v that_o both_o the_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d through_o disease_n and_o the_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d natural_o proceed_v from_o this_o kind_n of_o mixture_n of_o the_o atra_fw-la bilis_fw-la but_o again_o if_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d may_v some_o say_v so_o real_o how_o natural_o except_o we_o shall_v say_v that_o aristotle_n intend_v to_o assign_v a_o double_a cause_n the_o one_o natural_a in_o prepare_v the_o body_n without_o which_o preparation_n nothing_o will_v be_v do_v the_o other_o supernatural_a the_o formal_a and_o immediate_a cause_n of_o the_o operation_n and_o if_o this_o be_v his_o meaning_n than_o he_o be_v much_o wrong_v by_o they_o who_o lie_v to_o his_o charge_n as_o though_o he_o make_v melancholy_a the_o only_a cause_n whereas_o themselves_o also_o allow_v of_o some_o previous_a preparation_n and_o disposition_n in_o such_o case_n as_o necessary_a i_o have_v hear_v some_o learned_a man_n make_v a_o question_n whether_o those_o problem_n be_v true_o aristotle_n because_o they_o have_v observe_v some_o thing_n in_o they_o not_o worthy_a they_o think_v so_o grave_a and_o solid_a a_o philosopher_n i_o have_v think_v so_o myself_o sometime_o i_o must_v confess_v and_o it_o be_v not_o impossible_a but_o that_o something_o may_v be_v foist_v in_o here_o and_o there_o that_o be_v of_o another_o stamp_n but_o for_o the_o generality_n of_o the_o book_n there_o be_v authority_n enough_o from_o ancient_a author_n by_o who_o it_o be_v often_o quote_v and_o for_o this_o part_n and_o parcel_n of_o it_o we_o be_v now_o upon_o there_o be_v too_o much_o of_o aristotle_n stile_n and_o genius_n in_o it_o to_o leave_v it_o doubtful_a and_o questionable_a and_o beside_o that_o we_o have_v cicero_n testimony_n in_o his_o first_o of_o divination_n aristoteles_n quidem_fw-la eos_fw-la etiam_fw-la qui_fw-la valetudinis_fw-la vitio_fw-la furerent_fw-la &_o melancholici_fw-la dicerentur_fw-la censebat_fw-la habere_fw-la aliquid_fw-la in_o animus_fw-la praesagiens_fw-la atque_fw-la divinum_fw-la except_o aristotle_n shall_v treat_v of_o it_o somewhere_o else_o too_o as_o i_o think_v he_o do_v though_o this_o be_v the_o place_n most_o take_v notice_n of_o for_o my_o part_n i_o confess_v that_o i_o ascribe_v much_o to_o this_o discourse_n of_o the_o philosopher_n concern_v the_o effect_n of_o atra_fw-la bilis_fw-la i_o wish_v some_o few_o line_n have_v be_v leave_v out_o that_o the_o whole_a may_v have_v be_v read_v or_o interpret_v in_o offensive_o however_o because_o i_o will_v not_o be_v overlong_a upon_o this_o subject_n i_o shall_v content_v myself_o with_o what_o have_v be_v say_v upon_o it_o hasten_v to_o the_o consideration_n of_o another_o opinion_n of_o the_o same_o aristotle_n which_o few_o take_v notice_n of_o that_o have_v write_v of_o this_o subject_n concern_v the_o cause_n of_o divination_n upon_o which_o i_o purpose_v to_o ground_v my_o conclusion_n but_o first_o of_o all_o to_o make_v it_o the_o more_o intelligible_a to_o all_o man_n i_o must_v begin_v with_o some_o general_a ground_n first_o that_o there_o be_v nothing_o without_o a_o cause_n but_o god_n second_o that_o some_o thing_n be_v by_o god_n immediate_a will_n without_o any_o subordination_n of_o secondary_a mean_n and_o some_o thing_n though_o by_o the_o will_n of_o god_n yet_o through_o mean_n which_o he_o have_v appoint_v know_v to_o we_o under_o the_o name_n and_o notion_n of_o natural_a cause_n three_o of_o thing_n that_o happen_v by_o natural_a cause_n some_o thing_n happen_v according_a to_o the_o ordinary_a course_n of_o nature_n have_v their_o limit_a time_n and_o season_n etc._n etc._n other_o thing_n extraordinary_o as_o to_o the_o ordinary_a course_n of_o nature_n though_o not_o less_o natural_o four_o nothing_o that_o happen_v according_a to_o the_o ordinary_a course_n of_o nature_n whereof_o the_o cause_n be_v know_v though_o it_o be_v foretell_v long_o before_o come_v within_o the_o compass_n of_o true_a divination_n for_o example_n a_o astrologer_n can_v foretell_v what_o eclipse_n of_o either_o sun_n or_o moon_n will_v be_v a_o hundred_o or_o two_o hundred_o year_n hence_o at_o what_o day_n of_o the_o month_n and_o what_o hour_n of_o the_o day_n they_o will_v happen_v i_o know_v what_o can_v be_v say_v against_o it_o that_o some_o have_v be_v deceive_v in_o the_o hour_n as_o in_o the_o eclipse_n that_o happen_v 1605._o april_n 3._o about_o which_o some_o very_a able_a artist_n be_v note_v to_o have_v mistake_v and_o the_o reason_n be_v give_v by_o astronomer_n how_o such_o a_o mistake_n may_v happen_v however_o it_o be_v very_o seldom_o that_o such_o a_o chance_n do_v happen_v and_o when_o it_o do_v it_o be_v but_o a_o mistake_n of_o the_o hour_n not_o of_o the_o day_n in_o such_o prediction_n though_o wonderful_a to_o ignorant_a people_n and_o to_o some_o that_o make_v a_o trade_n of_o cheat_a people_n that_o be_v ignorant_a there_o be_v nothing_o supernatural_a nothing_o that_o real_o can_v be_v account_v divination_n five_o that_o many_o thing_n happen_v according_a to_o the_o constant_a course_n of_o nature_n the_o cause_n whereof_o be_v not_o know_v for_o example_n the_o flux_n and_o reflux_n of_o the_o sea_n the_o inundation_n of_o the_o river_n nilus_n and_o the_o like_a six_o that_o many_o natural_a thing_n before_o they_o come_v to_o that_o pass_n as_o to_o be_v general_o know_v or_o visible_a have_v some_o kind_n of_o obscure_a beginning_n by_o which_o they_o be_v know_v by_o some_o long_o before_o or_o thus_o that_o many_o natural_a thing_n by_o some_o natural_a forego_v sign_n may_v be_v know_v feel_v or_o discern_v by_o those_o man_n or_o creature_n that_o have_v a_o natural_a disposition_n or_o sympathy_n whether_o constant_a or_o temporary_a to_o those_o thing_n or_o their_o sign_n though_o unto_o other_o that_o have_v not_o they_o be_v altogether_o unknown_a so_o for_o example_n many_o dumb_a creature_n be_v sensible_a of_o future_a change_n and_o alteration_n of_o air_n of_o imminent_a storm_n and_o tempest_n they_o foresee_v they_o not_o by_o any_o ratiocination_n or_o consideration_n of_o the_o cause_n but_o feel_v some_o effect_n of_o the_o agitation_n of_o cause_n and_o forego_v symptom_n which_o in_o very_a truth_n be_v part_n of_o the_o be_v of_o the_o thing_n themselves_o not_o yet_o so_o discernible_a as_o afterward_o and_o not_o dumb_a creature_n only_o but_o man_n also_o by_o the_o natural_a temper_n of_o their_o head_n or_o by_o some_o accidental_a distemper_n in_o some_o member_n can_v foretell_v some_o time_n a_o long_a time_n before_o such_o alteration_n and_o tempest_n frost_n or_o snow_n wet_a or_o dry_a weather_n and_o the_o
name_n from_o which_o also_o they_o take_v their_o name_n of_o messaliani_n and_o euchitae_n what_o that_o be_v s._n augustine_n tell_v we_o in_o these_o word_n messaliani_n enchitae_n ab_fw-la orando_fw-la sic_fw-la appellati_fw-la etc._n etc._n 57_o that_o be_v the_o messalian_o or_o euchites_n so_o call_v from_o pray_v wherein_o they_o be_v so_o assiduous_a that_o it_o seem_v incredible_a unto_o most_o that_o hear_v of_o it_o for_o whereas_o our_o saviour_n have_v say_v that_o we_o must_v always_o pray_v and_o not_o faint_a and_o his_o apostle_n pray_v without_o cease_v which_o right_o understand_v import_v that_o our_o set_a time_n of_o prayer_n shall_v be_v neglect_v upon_o no_o day_n these_o man_n do_v it_o so_o overmuch_o that_o for_o their_o very_a excess_n herein_o they_o be_v reckon_v among_o the_o heretic_n other_o thing_n be_v say_v of_o they_o etc._n etc._n the_o same_o be_v more_o full_o relate_v by_o theodoret_n in_o his_o ecclesiastical_a history_n where_o we_o read_v how_o flavianus_n bishop_n of_o antiochia_n desirous_a to_o know_v the_o certainty_n of_o those_o thing_n that_o be_v speak_v of_o they_o find_v a_o way_n to_o insinuate_v himself_o into_o the_o good_a opinion_n of_o one_o of_o the_o chief_a for_o year_n and_o authority_n who_o inform_v he_o to_o this_o effect_n that_o all_o man_n bring_v with_o they_o into_o the_o world_n a_o evil_a spirit_n by_o which_o they_o be_v possess_v until_o by_o earnest_a prayer_n the_o only_a mean_n effectual_a and_o available_a for_o such_o a_o purpose_n the_o evil_a be_v drive_v away_o the_o good_a spirit_n of_o god_n do_v take_v possession_n of_o their_o soul_n who_o also_o will_v testify_v his_o presence_n unto_o they_o by_o certain_a visible_a sign_n and_o evidence_n after_o which_o they_o need_v no_o more_o no_o sacrament_n no_o sermon_n no_o scripture_n to_o make_v they_o perfect_a that_o they_o can_v also_o see_v the_o holy_a trinity_n visible_o and_o foretell_v thing_n to_o come_v this_o be_v the_o sum_n of_o the_o account_n give_v to_o flavianus_n by_o old_a adelphius_n a_o grand_a veterane_n professor_n of_o that_o sect._n that_o the_o same_o do_v apply_v themselves_o as_o to_o prayer_n so_o to_o revelation_n from_o whence_o also_o they_o get_v the_o name_n of_o enthusiast_n be_v the_o observation_n not_o of_o theodoret_n only_o but_o of_o all_o that_o write_v of_o they_o although_o i_o will_v not_o take_v upon_o i_o to_o determine_v whether_o all_o or_o how_o many_o in_o progress_n of_o time_n of_o these_o enthusiast_n become_v real_o possess_v by_o the_o devil_n and_o in_o case_n it_o be_v suppose_v that_o all_o or_o most_o in_o progress_n of_o time_n be_v yet_o then_o to_o determine_v the_o moment_n of_o time_n or_o particular_a manner_n be_v as_o much_o beyond_o my_o ability_n as_o it_o be_v beside_o my_o task_n we_o may_v nevertheless_o safe_o and_o probable_o enough_o conclude_v that_o there_o be_v not_o much_o in_o either_o of_o those_o relation_n that_o do_v evince_v more_o then_o may_v well_o be_v refer_v to_o natural_a enthusiasm_n for_o first_o of_o all_o i_o will_v suppose_v which_o i_o think_v will_v easy_o be_v grant_v that_o every_o young_a novice_n after_o he_o have_v once_o enter_v his_o name_n into_o that_o family_n or_o sect_n be_v prepare_v partly_o by_o strange_a relation_n of_o devil_n and_o angel_n and_o partly_o by_o the_o wild_a and_o stern_a countenance_n of_o his_o instructor_n and_o all_o their_o ghastly_a crew_n and_o partly_o by_o some_o other_o mystical_a way_n practise_v at_o this_o day_n among_o the_o jesuit_n in_o some_o place_n prepare_v i_o say_v for_o some_o time_n before_o he_o betake_v himself_o to_o those_o exercise_n that_o be_v to_o be_v the_o mean_n of_o his_o transformation_n this_o very_a preparation_n if_o we_o reflect_v upon_o natural_a cause_n and_o consideration_n be_v enough_o to_o crack_v the_o brain_n of_o they_o that_o be_v not_o extraordinarilie_o sound_v but_o afterward_o when_o full_o persuade_v that_o the_o devil_n be_v in_o they_o which_o must_v be_v drive_v out_o by_o earnest_n assiduous_a pray_v and_o that_o the_o expelling_a of_o a_o evil_a will_v be_v the_o bring_n in_o of_o a_o bless_a spirit_n who_o will_v manifest_v himself_o by_o heavenly_a soul-ravishing_a vision_n and_o revelation_n what_o may_v not_o this_o belief_n this_o expectation_n this_o intention_n of_o the_o mind_n and_o obstinate_a assiduity_n of_o endeavour_n upon_o the_o most_o sound_a and_o sober_a and_o if_o once_o ecstaticall_a that_o be_v out_o of_o their_o right_a wit_n they_o need_v no_o other_o enchantment_n for_o vision_n and_o revelation_n it_o be_v very_o likely_a except_o there_o be_v somewhat_o in_o their_o natural_a temper_n that_o hinder_v that_o they_o will_v offer_v themselves_o in_o course_n of_o nature_n i_o appeal_v if_o any_o make_v a_o question_n to_o those_o many_o instance_n that_o have_v be_v treat_v of_o in_o the_o chapter_n of_o philosophical_a enthusiasm_n but_o if_o they_o 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〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d what_o kind_n of_o figure_n and_o how_o powerful_a homer_n and_o virgil_n their_o proper_a praise_n and_o incomparable_a excellency_n opus_fw-la emblematicum_fw-la vermiculatum_fw-la etc._n etc._n the_o excellency_n of_o that_o art_n and_o how_o imitate_v in_o the_o collocation_n of_o word_n diony_n halicarn_n and_o hadrianus_n the_o cardinal_n their_o testimony_n concern_v the_o ravish_a power_n of_o elegant_a elocution_n ancient_a orator_n their_o adscribe_v their_o extemporary_a speak_n upon_o emergent_a occasion_n to_o nescio_fw-la quis_fw-la deus_fw-la or_o immediate_a inspiration_n and_o quintilian_n judgement_n upon_o it_o ¶_o upon_o this_o occasion_n as_o very_o pertinent_a to_o enthusiasm_n in_o general_a though_o not_o to_o rhetorical_a enthusiasm_n particular_o a_o more_o general_a consideration_n of_o this_o aliquis_fw-la deus_fw-la or_o nescio_fw-la quis_fw-la deus_fw-la frequent_o allege_v by_o the_o ancient_n upon_o sudden_a occasion_n or_o 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