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A42502 Pus-mantia the mag-astro-mancer, or, The magicall-astrologicall-diviner posed, and puzzled by John Gaule ...; Pys-mantia the mag-astro-mancer Gaule, John, 1604?-1687. 1652 (1652) Wing G377; ESTC R3643 314,873 418

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be_v the_o cause_n of_o fate_n for_o so_o they_o must_v needs_o be_v superior_a to_o it_o if_o under_o they_o how_o then_o be_v the_o star_n themselves_o subject_a to_o fate_n for_o so_o they_o must_v needs_o be_v inferior_a how_o then_o shall_v the_o star_n dispose_v of_o other_o fate_n that_o be_v not_o able_a to_o dispose_v of_o their_o own_o be_v it_o for_o creature_n terrestrial_a or_o celestial_a to_o perform_v that_o to_o other_o which_o they_o be_v not_o able_a to_o preserve_v to_o themselves_o ought_v not_o therefore_o such_o a_o disposition_n to_o be_v refer_v sole_o to_o he_o that_o have_v the_o ordination_n and_o gubernation_n of_o all_o thing_n both_o in_o heaven_n and_o earth_n simple_o free_o eternal_o and_o immutable_o in_o himself_o 21._o how_o can_v the_o fatal_a series_n of_o cause_n be_v from_o the_o star_n when_o as_o the_o star_n themselves_o be_v not_o cause_n as_o in_o humane_a and_o arbitrary_a action_n not_o cause_n where_o they_o may_v be_v sign_n as_o of_o thing_n already_o do_v and_o past_a yea_o god_n himself_o may_v signify_v many_o thing_n whereof_o he_o be_v not_o the_o cause_n as_o in_o evil_a and_o sinful_a action_n nay_o have_v not_o the_o fatidicall_a vaticinator_n themselves_o make_v many_o fatal_a sign_n which_o can_v never_o be_v cause_n nor_o yet_o once_o come_v into_o any_o series_n or_o necessary_a connexion_n as_o in_o their_o aruspicy_n and_o angury_n from_o the_o entrails_n of_o beast_n flight_n and_o noise_n of_o bird_n etc._n etc._n as_o also_o from_o lot_n dream_n prodigy_n casualty_n yea_o and_o physiognomy_n etc._n etc._n 22._o how_o can_v the_o star_n be_v the_o first_o in_o the_o fatal_a series_n of_o second_o cause_n when_o as_o of_o all_o creature_n the_o spiritual_a intellectual_a or_o rational_a be_v the_o supreme_a and_o the_o corporeal_a animate_v or_o inanimate_a their_o inferior_n now_o the_o star_n be_v both_o corporeal_a and_o inanimate_a spirit_n and_o soul_n as_o they_o have_v more_o similitude_n to_o so_o they_o participate_v more_o virtue_n of_o divine_a providence_n than_o all_o other_o creature_n for_o they_o be_v both_o the_o cognoscitive_a and_o the_o operative_a instrument_n of_o providence_n which_o the_o other_o be_v not_o for_o these_o be_v but_o the_o executive_a only_o may_v either_o be_v direct_v or_o divert_v by_o the_o iutellectuall_a and_o ordinative_a as_o act_v of_o themselves_o with_o liberty_n deliberation_n discretion_n observation_n of_o right_a rule_n application_n of_o fit_a mean_n and_o intention_n to_o a_o due_a end_n and_o therefore_o be_v the_o more_o eminent_a minister_n of_o providence_n than_o all_o thing_n else_o in_o heaven_n or_o earth_n 23._o whether_o any_o such_o cut_n as_o fatation_n may_v be_v proper_o say_v to_o be_v in_o or_o from_o the_o star_n for_o fatation_n import_v a_o primordiall_a law_n or_o decree_n not_o a_o influence_n only_o or_o effect_v what_o sacrilege_n be_v it_o then_o to_o ascribe_v that_o to_o the_o instrument_n which_o be_v only_o peculiar_a to_o the_o principal_a agent_n since_o it_o be_v for_o instrument_n especial_o the_o inanimate_a not_o to_o ordain_v but_o execute_v only_o yea_o it_o be_v a_o question_n whether_o there_o be_v any_o fatation_n even_o in_o fate_n itself_o it_o be_v accept_v and_o discern_v not_o for_o a_o seminal_a disposition_n but_o for_o a_o ultimate_a execution_n and_o that_o inherent_a in_o the_o movable_a or_o mutable_a subject_n wherefore_o see_v fatation_n be_v neither_o in_o the_o star_n nor_o in_o fate_n itself_o whether_o can_v any_o thing_n be_v say_v to_o be_v fatal_a with_o respect_n to_o the_o star_n for_o the_o star_n be_v but_o second_o cause_n and_o with_o respect_n to_o all_o such_o some_o thing_n may_v be_v say_v to_o be_v natural_a some_o thing_n arbitrary_a some_o thing_n indifferent_a some_o thing_n contingent_a some_o thing_n uncertain_a some_o thing_n casual_a but_o few_o or_o none_o fatal_a 24_o whether_o it_o be_v in_o the_o power_n and_o validity_n of_o the_o celestial_a body_n to_o impose_v a_o fatal_a necessity_n either_o upon_o humane_a action_n or_o yet_o upon_o natural_a thing_n for_o if_o the_o star_n be_v any_o such_o cause_n then_o must_v they_o cause_v principal_o of_o themselves_o intentional_o direct_o immutable_o now_o how_o can_v they_o be_v principal_a cause_n when_o providence_n be_v above_o they_o how_o of_o themselves_o when_o they_o work_v not_o upon_o humane_a action_n but_o by_o accident_n how_o intentional_o since_o they_o want_v a_o mind_n or_o soul_n how_o direct_o when_o they_o operate_v upon_o humane_a action_n but_o indirect_o how_o immutable_o when_o their_o ordination_n or_o disposition_n may_v be_v impedit_v again_o be_v they_o thus_o act_v then_o shall_v there_o be_v no_o contingent_n or_o accident_n no_o liberty_n or_o free_a action_n nor_o prevention_n of_o any_o event_n or_o issue_n no_o particular_a cause_n shall_v be_v defective_a nor_o distance_n of_o place_n nor_o indisposition_n of_o the_o mean_a no_o neglect_n of_o the_o mean_n no_o endeavour_n to_o the_o contrary_a or_o opposition_n shall_v be_v available_a nay_o not_o only_o the_o understanding_n but_o the_o will_n shall_v be_v tie_v to_o corporal_a organ_n and_o matter_n yea_o and_o the_o star_n shall_v not_o only_o be_v of_o sufficient_a but_o of_o infinite_a power_n 25._o how_o do_v the_o celestial_a body_n work_v so_o fatal_o upon_o these_o inferior_n when_o as_o they_o here_o operate_v not_o upon_o a_o necessity_n as_o to_o the_o produce_v of_o the_o effect_n for_o albeit_o their_o impression_n be_v natural_a yet_o be_v they_o not_o receive_v but_o according_a to_o the_o manner_n of_o the_o receiver_n which_o be_v fluxible_a and_o not_o have_v themselves_o still_o after_o the_o same_o way_n because_o of_o the_o matter_n that_o be_v in_o a_o potentiality_n to_o many_o yea_o and_o to_o contrary_a form_n the_o matter_n also_o be_v movable_a and_o corruptable_a and_o may_v easy_o defect_n of_o itself_o may_v be_v intrinsical_o indispose_v and_o extrinsecal_o impedit_v and_o the_o star_n themselves_o be_v but_o indefinite_a and_o remote_a cause_n to_o which_o the_o effect_n can_v never_o follow_v determinate_o and_o necessary_o unless_o the_o middle_a cause_n be_v necessary_a and_o then_o they_o follow_v they_o and_o not_o the_o other_o but_o in_o the_o foresay_a series_n the_o middle_a cause_n be_v most_o of_o they_o contingent_a and_o from_o many_o contingent_a cause_n can_v come_v no_o effect_n of_o necessity_n because_o any_o one_o of_o they_o and_o all_o of_o they_o together_o may_v be_v defective_a and_o not_o attain_v unto_o their_o end_n 26._o see_v the_o heavenly_a body_n act_v not_o upon_o these_o inferior_n but_o by_o their_o light_n and_o motion_n and_o so_o communicate_v nothing_o to_o the_o matter_n they_o work_v upon_o but_o light_n motion_n and_o heat_n now_o why_o may_v not_o all_o these_o flow_n from_o all_o the_o star_n in_o general_n and_o why_o then_o shall_v such_o and_o such_o fatal_a inclination_n be_v attribute_v to_o such_o or_o such_o position_n or_o conjunction_n and_o if_o there_o be_v any_o particular_a virtue_n of_o the_o light_n and_o motion_n of_o some_o star_n contrary_a to_o the_o virtue_n of_o the_o light_n and_o motion_n of_o other_o star_n how_o be_v that_o demonstrate_v and_o how_o come_v it_o to_o pass_v that_o they_o shall_v be_v operative_a and_o effectual_a one_o way_n in_o their_o simple_a nature_n or_o quality_n and_o yet_o another_o way_n in_o their_o relative_a aspect_n and_o position_n be_v a_o imaginary_a relation_n or_o respect_n of_o more_o validity_n than_o a_o real_a substance_n or_o propriety_n 27._o they_o seem_v to_o define_v fate_n more_o acurate_o that_o make_v it_o to_o be_v the_o series_n or_o connext_v order_n of_o natural_a cause_n now_o till_o they_o can_v direct_o and_o successive_o deduce_v those_o natural_a cause_n down_o from_o the_o star_n to_o those_o fatal_a event_n what_o
use_v not_o in_o their_o preternatural_a abuse_n in_o their_o work_n as_o obedient_a creature_n not_o by_o their_o word_n as_o if_o they_o be_v intelligent_a creature_n by_o clear_a and_o dilucide_fw-la manifestation_n not_o by_o obscure_a and_o aequivocall_a prediction_n by_o miracle_n and_o prodigy_n from_o the_o wise_a and_o powerful_a god_n not_o by_o oracle_n and_o prestigiousnesse_n from_o blind_a vain_a and_o prodigious_a man_n by_o the_o ministry_n of_o divine_n prophet_n and_o apostle_n not_o by_o the_o magistry_n of_o diviner_n speculator_n circulator_n prognosticator_n calculator_n etc._n etc._n by_o their_o proper_a nature_n number_n quality_n quantity_n efficacy_n not_o by_o their_o planetarian_a and_o genethliacal_a numbring_n figuring_n erecting_n theme_n scheme_n table_n and_o fable_n etc._n etc._n by_o admonish_v the_o heart_n and_o conscience_n not_o by_o enforce_v the_o will_n and_o reason_n of_o man_n by_o orderly_o produce_v their_o effect_n from_o natural_a cause_n not_o by_o confuse_o ominate_n of_o future_a contingency_n from_o arbitrary_a action_n in_o a_o word_n all_o creature_n in_o heaven_n and_o earth_n be_v declaration_n of_o god_n glory_n in_o themselves_o yet_o be_v they_o not_o so_o to_o we_o but_o as_o we_o be_v enlighten_v and_o sanctify_v so_o to_o apprehend_v and_o use_v they_o isa_n 34._o 4._o the_o heaven_n shall_v be_v roll_v together_o as_o a_o scroul_n what_o kind_n of_o scroul_n or_o book_n be_v the_o heaven_n say_v to_o be_v be_v they_o a_o very_a book_n because_o of_o the_o comparison_n why_o then_o be_v they_o not_o also_o as_o real_o a_o curtain_n psal_n 144._o 2._o isa_n 40._o 22._o a_o garment_n psal_n 101._o 26._o and_o smoak_n isa_n 51._o 6._o and_o why_o more_o real_o a_o book_n than_o a_o leaf_n a_o fig_n or_o a_o tree_n since_o all_o be_v use_v here_o in_o a_o joint_a comparison_n and_o what_o kind_n of_o book_n will_v they_o have_v they_o to_o be_v a_o book_n wherein_o be_v write_v all_o the_o contingent_a event_n that_o have_v be_v be_v or_o shall_v be_v in_o the_o world_n from_o the_o beginning_n to_o the_o end_n of_o it_o and_o so_o write_v in_o letter_n and_o legible_a character_n that_o a_o man_n may_v fore-spell_n and_o fore-read_a they_o and_o all_o man_n fate_n and_o fortune_n in_o they_o now_o in_o what_o kind_n of_o character_n or_o language_n be_v all_o this_o to_o be_v read_v in_o hebrew_n chaldee_n arabic_a syriack_n egyptian_a greek_a or_o latin_a etc._n etc._n and_o how_o be_v these_o celestial_a or_o sidereal_a letter_n to_o be_v read_v backward_o or_o forward_o from_o the_o right_a hand_n or_o the_o left_a from_o the_o east_n west_n north_n or_o south_n if_o all_o this_o magic-astrologicall_a read_n be_v no_o more_o as_o it_o appear_v by_o the_o character_n but_o draw_v a_o line_n or_o a_o circle_n or_o a_o square_a or_o a_o triangle_n from_o one_o star_n to_o another_o what_o hinder_v but_o that_o the_o character_n of_o any_o language_n may_v be_v imagine_v or_o fancy_v to_o any_o purpose_n as_o they_o please_v nay_o be_v it_o not_o as_o easy_a and_o arbitrary_a to_o imagine_v letter_n among_o the_o star_n as_o for_o child_n and_o fool_n to_o fancy_v face_n and_o figure_n in_o the_o cloud_n but_o to_o bring_v this_o their_o arrogate_a text_n a_o little_a near_o to_o their_o refutation_n do_v we_o not_o well_o and_o apt_o translate_v it_o a_o scroul_n in_o as_o much_o as_o the_o ancient_a book_n be_v like_a to_o extend_a skin_n or_o parchment_n and_o then_o may_v not_o the_o comparison_n well_o be_v from_o the_o matter_n not_o from_o the_o form_n of_o their_o shrivel_n like_o a_o skin_n or_o parchment_n before_o the_o fire_n how_o ever_o be_v not_o this_o scroul_n or_o book_n here_o say_v to_o be_v complicate_v or_o roll_v up_o or_o together_o what_o be_v here_o then_o for_o the_o magical_a or_o astrological_a lecturer_n to_o peep_v or_o poor_a upon_o whereby_o to_o spell_v or_o spy_v man_n fate_n or_o fortune_n moreover_o be_v not_o the_o heaven_n here_o compare_v or_o describe_v as_o passive_a and_o not_o as_o active_a and_o what_o magician_n will_v account_v of_o they_o so_o in_o his_o way_n of_o lection_n or_o astrologer_n in_o his_o way_n of_o configuration_n furthermore_o if_o they_o will_v add_v to_o this_o that_o place_n revel_v 6._o 14._o then_o let_v they_o see_v and_o say_v whether_o that_o be_v to_o be_v understand_v of_o the_o material_a or_o of_o the_o mystical_a star_n and_o heaven_n last_o be_v not_o the_o prophecy_n here_o a_o judgement_n now_o though_o we_o may_v grant_v their_o judicious_a vaticination_n to_o be_v ground_v upon_o such_o a_o thing_n yet_o one_o will_v think_v they_o shall_v not_o seek_v to_o ground_v they_o upon_o such_o a_o place_n gen._n 44._o 5._o wot_v you_o not_o that_o such_o a_o man_n as_o i_o can_v certain_o divine_a whether_o joseph_n be_v such_o a_o divine_a as_o he_o seem_v nay_o the_o second_o question_n be_v whether_o he_o seem_v to_o be_v such_o if_o he_o now_o pretend_v to_o augurise_v divination_n or_o soothsay_v for_o the_o dissemble_n or_o conceal_v of_o himself_o from_o his_o brethren_n this_o be_v not_o to_o be_v approve_v in_o he_o much_o less_o can_v it_o countenance_v the_o pretender_n hereunto_o who_o will_v dissemble_v with_o all_o the_o world_n so_o long_o as_o they_o can_v possible_o conceal_v their_o juggle_n and_o prestigious_a unposture_n yet_o he_o say_v not_o i_o can_v divine_v but_o such_o a_o man_n as_o i_o he_o can_v divine_v wherein_o he_o discover_v the_o pravity_n not_o of_o his_o person_n but_o of_o those_o in_o place_n it_o being_n great_a like_a with_o the_o egyptian_n as_o with_o the_o persian_n the_o great_a man_n the_o great_a magician_n the_o great_a personage_n the_o great_a planetarians_n and_o why_o shall_v he_o say_v wot_v you_o not_o if_o this_o very_a thing_n be_v not_o too_o notorious_a who_o can_v imagine_v that_o joseph_n will_v vain_o boast_v himself_o in_o such_o a_o superstitious_a faculty_n that_o have_v so_o modest_o deny_v himself_o in_o a_o true_a divine_a gift_n chap._n 4._o vers_fw-la 16._o and_o therefore_o why_o may_v we_o not_o accept_v the_o word_n in_o a_o good_a sense_n not_o for_o a_o superstitious_a and_o sorcerous_a but_o for_o a_o prudent_a and_o politic_a conjectation_n it_o be_v so_o take_v chap._n 30._o vers_fw-la 27._o and_o 1_o king_n 20._o 33._o and_o why_o not_o so_o here_o rather_o than_o there_o admit_v the_o same_o word_n from_o his_o own_o mouth_n be_v take_v in_o a_o ill_a sense_n vers_fw-la 5._o yet_o be_v there_o not_o a_o difference_n betwixt_o the_o person_n speak_v of_o a_o heathenish_a prince_n and_o a_o holy_a patriarch_n likewise_o in_o the_o act_n and_o usage_n of_o divination_n and_o a_o allegation_n as_o also_o in_o the_o thing_n itself_o and_o the_o manner_n of_o it_o a_o superstitious_a and_o sorcerous_a divine_v in_o or_o by_o a_o cup_n and_o a_o prudent_a policy_n in_o make_v trial_n or_o sift_v and_o search_v to_o find_v out_o a_o cup_n lose_v or_o miss_v man_n of_o conscience_n take_v joseph_n practice_n and_o example_n here_o at_o the_o best_a think_v it_o not_o ordinary_o imitable_a what_o conscience_n then_o be_v those_o man_n of_o that_o will_v make_v it_o worse_o than_o it_o be_v and_o yet_o make_v it_o imitable_a too_o dan._n 4._o 9_o o_o belteshazzar_n master_n of_o the_o magician_n etc._n etc._n whether_o daniel_n be_v a_o master_n in_o magic_n and_o astrology_n be_v a_o name_n or_o appellation_n heathenish_o and_o superstitious_o impose_v any_o argument_n of_o a_o thing_n the_o king_n here_o call_v daniel_n belteshazzar_n after_o the_o name_n of_o his_o god_n vers_fw-la 8._o be_v he_o therefore_o a_o god_n so_o the_o king_n here_o call_v he_o a_o magician_n be_v he_o therefore_o so_o but_o do_v he_o call_v he_o simple_o a_o magician_n nay_o but_o the_o master_n of_o the_o magician_n because_o he_o have_v commit_v to_o he_o a_o civil_a power_n over_o they_o as_o chap._n 2._o 48._o and_o 5._o 11._o how_o do_v that_o prove_v that_o he_o be_v one_o of_o the_o same_o religious_a profession_n do_v not_o the_o king_n and_o the_o queen_n chap._n 15._o 11_o 12._o proclaim_v he_o to_o be_v of_o a_o more_o excellent_a spirit_n than_o all_o the_o other_o magician_n astrologer_n chaldean_n and_o soothsayer_n and_o chap._n 1._o 17._o be_v not_o that_o the_o special_a gift_n of_o god_n and_o such_o a_o gift_n as_o he_o himself_o distinguish_v and_o oppose_v to_o all_o the_o skill_n and_o power_n of_o wiseman_n magician_n astrologer_n and_o soothsayer_n whatsoever_o chap._n 2._o 27_o 28._o nay_o and_o the_o king_n himself_o so_o experience_v and_o account_v of_o it_o chap._n 1._o 20._o after_o all_o this_o prefer_n and_o distinguish_v who_o can_v now_o be_v so_o senseless_a as_o to_o compare_v and_o conjoin_v they_o say_v that_o he_o
to_o false_a end_n deut._n 13._o 1_o 2_o 3._o mat._n 24._o 24._o 2_o th●s_n 2._o 9_o 10._o 11._o if_o magic_a or_o astrology_n be_v in_o accurate_a speak_v a_o science_n as_o they_o contend_v then_o let_v they_o see_v with_o the_o schoolman_n how_o the_o same_o thing_n can_v be_v at_o once_o the_o object_n of_o science_n and_o of_o faith_n and_o if_o they_o agree_v with_o some_o of_o they_o to_o say_v that_o the_o clear_a part_n may_v be_v of_o science_n and_o the_o obscurer_n of_o faith_n then_o as_o the_o clear_a part_n must_v both_o be_v true_a and_o reveal_v by_o god_n so_o the_o obscure_a must_v be_v answerable_a to_o the_o first_o and_o not_o repugnant_a to_o the_o last_o but_o how_o prove_v they_o that_o 12._o whether_o a_o thing_n contingent_a can_v be_v the_o object_n of_o faith_n save_v only_o so_o far_o forth_o as_o something_o necessary_a be_v include_v and_o suppose_v in_o it_o for_o a_o thing_n mere_o contingent_a be_v indifferent_a to_o either_o part_n and_o not_o only_o so_o but_o uncertain_a to_o both_o it_o may_v be_v and_o it_o may_v not_o be_v and_o what_o faith_n can_v there_o be_v indeed_o a_o hypothesis_n of_o the_o divine_a ordination_n may_v make_v it_o to_o be_v necessary_a immutable_a inevitable_a and_o in_o that_o relation_n only_o it_o pertain_v to_o faith_n and_o therefore_o that_o remain_v to_o be_v prove_v ere_o it_o ought_v to_o be_v believe_v 13._o contingent_n especial_o singular_a contingent_n be_v direct_o know_v to_o the_o sense_n and_o but_o indirect_o to_o the_o understanding_n but_o how_o fall_v they_o under_o faith_n 14._o be_v not_o this_o faith_n order_n in_o apprehend_v and_o assent_v to_o the_o truth_n of_o thing_n future_a and_o fortuitous_a 1_o to_o believe_v that_o it_o be_v god_n sole_a property_n to_o know_v all_o thing_n simple_o in_o himself_o whether_o past_a present_a or_o to_o come_v 2._o that_o the_o bless_a angel_n which_o always_o behold_v his_o face_n notwithstanding_o have_v not_o a_o perfect_a prescience_n even_o of_o natural_a thing_n whether_o in_o the_o heaven_n or_o in_o the_o earth_n much_o less_o of_o singular_a accident_n and_o effect_n but_o so_o as_o god_n be_v please_v at_o the_o instant_n to_o reveal_v it_o to_o they_o 3_o that_o the_o revevelation_n of_o thing_n future_a to_o the_o prophet_n and_o man_n of_o god_n be_v extraordinary_a temporary_a singular_a 4._o though_o the_o devil_n by_o their_o experimental_a sagacity_n and_o busy_a curiosity_n may_v presume_v to_o guess_v at_o many_o thing_n altogether_o hide_v to_o we_o yet_o they_o be_v for_o the_o most_o part_n deceive_v as_o well_o as_o deceive_v in_o their_o presage_a or_o predictory_n suggestion_n because_o god_n many_o time_n do_v many_o thing_n beside_o the_o ordinary_a way_n of_o his_o providence_n and_o contrary_a to_o the_o common_a order_n of_o nature_n and_o much_o more_o dispose_n thing_n contrary_o in_o his_o special_a conversion_n of_o man_n to_o grace_n neither_o yet_o do_v he_o permit_v the_o devil_n a_o power_n over_o man_n free-will_n to_o act_v necessary_o or_o produce_v effect_n according_a to_o the_o devil_n prediction_n 6._o that_o god_n have_v teach_v man_n to_o look_v after_o thing_n future_a no_o otherwise_o than_o temporal_o by_o a_o solid_a providence_n and_o eternal_o though_o a_o sound_a faith_n 7._o that_o the_o creature_n in_o heaven_n or_o earth_n may_v be_v sign_n either_o natural_a or_o prodigious_a and_o so_o token_n either_o of_o his_o mercy_n or_o judgement_n which_o although_o they_o may_v be_v particular_o intend_v yet_o be_v not_o to_o be_v beforehand_o but_o universal_o apprehend_v 8._o that_o no_o such_o art_n be_v of_o god_n institution_n which_o teach_v man_n to_o pry_v into_o his_o secret_n and_o to_o pronounce_v upon_o they_o otherwise_o than_o he_o have_v reveal_v in_o his_o word_n 15._o how_o can_v a_o faith_n in_o astrological_a prediction_n be_v true_a and_o right_a when_o as_o by_o how_o much_o they_o be_v propound_v or_o attend_v with_o more_o peremptoriness_n or_o confidence_n by_o so_o much_o they_o be_v the_o more_o superstitious_a and_o unlawful_a for_o a_o indifferent_a opinion_n and_o a_o moderate_a suspicion_n in_o these_o thing_n be_v nothing_o so_o inordinate_a as_o a_o anxious_a fear_n or_o vehement_o affect_v expectation_n 16._o with_o what_o faith_n or_o conscience_n can_v we_o believe_v their_o astrological_a prediction_n in_o as_o much_o as_o god_n have_v resume_v the_o foreknowledge_n and_o foreshowing_a of_o thing_n future_a to_o himself_o and_o have_v discharge_v angel_n devil_n and_o man_n from_o all_o such_o curiosity_n and_o presumption_n and_o have_v express_o forbid_v we_o so_o often_o both_o the_o consult_v with_o and_o assent_v to_o they_o levit._n 26._o 31._o isa_n 41._o 22_o 23._o jer._n 27._o 9_o dan._n 2._o 27_o 28._o prov._n 27._o 1._o eccles_n 8._o 7._o mat._n 24._o 23_o 24._o act._n 1._o 7._o 17._o how_o can_v we_o be_v persuade_v that_o divine_a magician_n or_o astrologian_n be_v either_o profitable_a to_o the_o church_n or_o tolerable_a in_o a_o christian_a commonwealth_n in_o that_o god_n himself_o have_v not_o only_o give_v the_o express_a law_n or_o precept_n for_o their_o non_fw-fr admission_n but_o make_v it_o a_o peculiar_a promise_n to_o his_o church_n for_o their_o utter_a exclusion_n even_o in_o all_o the_o kind_n of_o they_o numb_a 23._o 23._o deut._n 18._o 10._o 2_o king_n 23._o 24_o ezek_n 1●_n 24._o mich._n 5._o 12._o yea_o and_o have_v make_v that_o to_o be_v the_o mark_n of_o separation_n and_o note_n of_o distinction_n betwixt_o his_o own_o people_n and_o other_o nation_n deut._n 18._o 14._o jer._n 10._o 2._o isa_n 2._o 6._o 18._o shall_v we_o once_o but_o admit_v of_o astrological_a prediction_n to_o come_v into_o our_o creed_n will_v they_o not_o infinite_o prejudice_v the_o prophecy_n and_o promise_n of_o the_o word_n will_v they_o not_o seduce_v we_o from_o destiny_n to_o predestination_n by_o the_o star_n and_o from_o natural_a inclination_n to_o propension_n to_o grace_n as_o depend_v upon_o constellation_n will_v they_o not_o persuade_v we_o that_o the_o miracle_n of_o christ_n his_o mystery_n and_o ordinance_n have_v all_o of_o they_o a_o reference_n to_o the_o star_n and_o the_o infusion_n of_o the_o spirit_n to_o respect_v the_o influx_n of_o the_o planet_n will_v they_o not_o make_v our_o will_n servile_a while_o their_o decree_n be_v teach_v to_o enforce_v a_o necessitation_n to_o good_a or_o evil_a and_o then_o what_o praise_n what_o punishment_n either_o for_o one_o or_o other_o yea_o how_o careless_a shall_v we_o be_v in_o the_o one_o and_o how_o excuse_v in_o the_o other_o nay_o will_v they_o not_o make_v we_o believe_v our_o very_a soul_n to_o be_v mortal_a because_o thus_o act_v by_o material_n and_o make_v passive_a under_o they_o and_o so_o what_o shall_v conscience_n of_o religion_n be_v think_v but_o a_o mere_a imagination_n or_o hope_v of_o slavation_n eternal_a but_o a_o vain_a dream_n 19_o whether_o it_o be_v lawful_a for_o a_o christian_a man_n to_o study_v for_o the_o attainment_n of_o that_o which_o his_o faith_n dare_v not_o pray_v for_o and_o how_o can_v he_o there_o pray_v with_o faith_n where_o he_o have_v not_o a_o promise_n and_o if_o it_o be_v a_o tempt_a of_o god_n to_o invoke_v or_o desire_v the_o revelation_n of_o future_a accident_n what_o be_v it_o then_o to_o seek_v to_o wrest_v the_o same_o from_o he_o by_o a_o conjure_n at_o least_o by_o a_o over-inquisitive_a art_n and_o overdare_a practice_n thereupon_o 20._o whether_o god_n may_v not_o work_v by_o a_o special_a grace_n of_o illumination_n and_o sanctification_n even_o in_o the_o form_n of_o nature_n as_o in_o john_n the_o baptist_n and_o then_o what_o have_v the_o qualitative_a influx_n of_o the_o planet_n or_o their_o dominion_n there_o to_o do_v but_o ordinary_o whether_o the_o form_n of_o the_o new_a creature_n be_v not_o always_o wrought_v by_o special_a inspiration_n and_o immediate_a infusion_n how_o shall_v it_o then_o be_v believe_v that_o a_o man_n religion_n or_o religious_a quality_n may_v be_v genethliacal_o prognosticate_v from_o the_o star_n and_o their_o influential_a constellation_n 21._o be_v the_o observation_n of_o the_o sarre_n because_o of_o their_o force_n or_o their_o force_n because_o of_o their_o observation_n be_v man_n faith_n because_o of_o their_o virtue_n or_o their_o virtue_n because_o of_o man_n faith_n for_o it_o have_v ancient_o be_v doubt_v whether_o any_o such_o power_n as_o be_v ascribe_v to_o they_o or_o any_o such_o effect_n as_o be_v pretend_v from_o they_o will_v ever_o have_v follow_v but_o for_o man_n superstitious_a observation_n affectation_n persuasion_n and_o expectation_n 22._o for_o what_o cause_n be_v magician_n and_o astrologer_n so_o earnest_a to_o require_v faith_n as_o principal_a both_o in_o the_o agent_n and_o patient_n be_v it_o not_o to_o help_v out_o
beside_o the_o scripture_n but_o beside_o all_o that_o god_n have_v be_v please_v to_o reveal_v 5_o in_o desert_v of_o god_n know_v way_n to_o invent_v or_o prescribe_v their_o own_o way_n for_o the_o cognition_n acquisition_n or_o effection_n of_o any_o thing_n 6._o in_o tempt_v the_o devil_n to_o tempt_v god_n 7._o in_o consult_v diabolical_o yea_o and_o compact_n with_o the_o devil_n either_o explicit_o or_o implicit_o 8._o interrogate_a angel_n devil_n daemon_n spirit_n genius_n soul_n dead_a man_n planet_n prodigy_n sacrifice_n carcase_n entrayl_v beast_n bird_n fish_n serpent_n idol_n image_n figure_n character_n etc._n etc._n and_o so_o make_v they_o their_o tutor_n and_o instructer_n as_o concern_v these_o thing_n to_o which_o they_o themselves_o be_v never_o institute_v by_o god_n 9_o in_o assimilate_v and_o compare_v man_n to_o god_n so_o main_o for_o such_o thing_n as_o belong_v to_o no_o part_n of_o the_o image_n and_o similitude_n of_o god_n in_o man_n or_o else_o have_v but_o the_o least_o and_o most_o imperfect_a footstep_n thereof_o 10._o in_o pretend_v those_o art_n and_o act_n to_o manifest_v and_o make_v know_v god_n yea_o and_o in_o peculiar_a manner_n to_o conduce_v and_o direct_v to_o he_o which_o in_o truth_n serve_v but_o to_o obscure_v he_o alien_a he_o and_o utter_o seduce_v from_o he_o 11._o in_o pretend_v to_o religion_n devotion_n conscience_n even_o in_o matter_n of_o more_o impiety_n and_o profaneness_n 12._o in_o be_v irreverent_a in_o the_o exercise_n of_o a_o true_a and_o superstitious_a in_o that_o of_o a_o false_a religion_n 13._o in_o assert_v a_o true_a and_o due_a religion_n or_o adoration_n as_o well_o among_o jew_n and_o pagan_n as_o among_o christian_a professor_n 14._o in_o act_v without_o faith_n or_o out_o of_o a_o presumption_n by_o place_v faith_n upon_o a_o wrong_a object_n or_o to_o a_o wrong_a end_n 15._o in_o have_v a_o faith_n in_o such_o thing_n as_o god_n have_v neither_o propose_v nor_o reveal_v 16._o in_o trust_v to_o and_o be_v more_o affect_v with_o humane_a prediction_n and_o presage_n than_o divine_a promise_n and_o providence_n 17._o in_o waver_v in_o a_o truth_n and_o doubt_v of_o a_o thing_n most_o certain_a and_o yet_o be_v peremptory_a in_o a_o falsehood_n and_o make_v themselves_o most_o certain_a in_o thing_n very_o doubtful_a 18._o in_o presume_v to_o have_v such_o a_o knowledge_n extraordinary_o infuse_v which_o be_v ordinary_o acquisite_a 19_o in_o place_v the_o deep_a knowledge_n and_o boast_v the_o high_a learning_n to_o be_v in_o the_o low_a and_o mean_a matter_n 20._o in_o neglect_v the_o acquisition_n of_o the_o great_a truth_n and_o gift_n through_o a_o studious_a inquisition_n after_o a_o less_o 21._o in_o pry_v or_o dive_v into_o profound_a sublime_a abstruse_a occult_a speculation_n without_o due_a application_n or_o true_a relation_n unto_o life_n practice_n state_n call_v manner_n virtue_n conscience_n religion_n the_o gospel_n or_o god_n himself_o 22._o in_o seek_v only_o that_o they_o may_v know_v to_o know_v or_o else_o for_o pride_n ambition_n vain_a glory_n faction_n contention_n policy_n covetousness_n or_o other_o sinister_a end_n 23._o in_o not_o refer_v the_o knowledge_n of_o the_o creature_n to_o their_o due_a and_o necessary_a end_n 24._o in_o refer_v the_o information_n of_o the_o intellect_n chief_o to_o the_o indulge_v and_o promote_a of_o the_o sense_n 25._o in_o be_v busy_o inquisitive_a after_o thing_n improper_a and_o impertinent_a and_o such_o as_o direct_o concern_v not_o god_n glory_n their_o own_o sanctification_n and_o the_o edification_n of_o other_o 26._o in_o make_v profession_n of_o such_o art_n and_o artifices_fw-la as_o be_v neither_o necessary_a nor_o useful_a either_o to_o church_n or_o commonwealth_n 27._o in_o make_v it_o their_o main_a study_n to_o know_v those_o thing_n whereof_o a_o man_n may_v be_v innocent_o ignorant_a and_o can_v hardly_o be_v profitable_o instruct_v 28._o in_o attribute_v much_o or_o all_o to_o those_o kind_n of_o science_n discipline_n art_n occupation_n which_o good_a man_n be_v little_o acquaint_v with_o and_o in_o which_o they_o that_o be_v most_o verse_v and_o occupy_v be_v not_o good_a 29._o in_o arrogate_a to_o themselves_o a_o knowledge_n above_o their_o proper_a ingeny_n capacity_n faculty_n education_n office_n and_o so_o easy_o put_v truth_n for_o error_n and_o error_n for_o truth_n inset_a up_o and_o admire_v their_o own_o invention_n and_o fancy_n for_o the_o secret_a gift_n and_o peculiar_a inspiration_n of_o god_n spirit_n 31._o in_o proclaim_v themselves_o for_o admit_v unto_o god_n counsel_n ere_o they_o can_v endeavour_v themselves_o to_o be_v enter_v into_o his_o court_n 32._o in_o set_v after_o the_o book_n of_o the_o scripture_n to_o the_o book_n of_o nature_n and_o of_o the_o heaven_n 32._o in_o think_v to_o imitate_v god_n and_o nature_n in_o those_o thing_n for_o which_o they_o have_v neither_o precept_n nor_o liberty_n 34._o in_o pretend_v a_o search_n and_o examination_n of_o nature_n where_o nature_n have_v real_o neither_o be_v cause_n effect_n sign_n mean_n nor_o end_n 35._o in_o elevate_a and_o extol_v nature_n as_o a_o sovereign_a deity_n or_o else_o in_o press_v and_o torture_v she_o as_o a_o servile_a slave_n 36._o in_o abuse_v the_o creature_n to_o such_o end_n and_o use_n as_o god_n never_o ordain_v they_o their_o own_o nature_n never_o incline_v they_o neither_o be_v a_o power_n extraordinary_a work_n or_o consent_v to_o apply_v they_o 37._o in_o ask_v or_o require_v a_o singular_a sign_n without_o any_o singular_a inspiration_n or_o instinct_n or_o any_o just_a cause_n reason_n or_o necessity_n 38._o in_o set_v up_o their_o own_o sign_n and_o make_v they_o to_o signify_v according_a to_o their_o own_o imagination_n 39_o in_o attempt_v to_o prove_v approve_v purge_v clear_a ratify_v conform_v find_v and_o find_v out_o by_o inordinate_a and_o undue_a exploration_n and_o trial_n 40._o in_o labour_v long_o and_o much_o to_o make_v a_o experiment_n of_o those_o thing_n who_o utmost_a use_n and_o profit_n end_v in_o the_o experiment_n 41._o in_o still_o nothing_o but_o make_v experiment_n of_o what_o they_o have_v have_v already_o vain_a experiment_n enough_o 42._o in_o make_v experiment_n a_o proof_n where_o experiment_n serve_v for_o no_o use_n in_o waste_v or_o hazard_v the_o loss_n of_o time_n health_n substance_n credit_n conscience_n for_o the_o gain_v a_o experiment_n of_o that_o which_o be_v no_o way_n reparable_a or_o proportionable_a 44._o in_o expect_v answerable_a effect_n from_o unapt_a and_o unlikely_a cause_n 45._o in_o be_v slothful_a and_o impatient_a of_o god_n time_n and_o mean_n 46._o in_o presume_v to_o attain_v to_o the_o end_n without_o the_o use_n of_o ordinary_a and_o lawful_a mean_n 47._o in_o use_v inordinate_a and_o undue_a mean_n 48._o in_o look_v for_o extraordinary_a and_o miraculous_a satisfaction_n where_o the_o ordinary_a mean_n be_v sufficient_o afford_v 49._o in_o apply_v grave_n and_o serious_a mean_n to_o light_a trifle_a intent_n and_o purpose_n 50._o in_o admit_v and_o approve_v of_o such_o mean_n and_o way_n as_o they_o can_v but_o be_v convince_v must_v needs_o be_v of_o a_o diabolical_a introduction_n 51._o in_o act_v out_o of_o their_o proper_a and_o laudable_a calling_n 52_o in_o expose_v themselves_o to_o satan_n temptation_n 53._o in_o not_o avoid_v the_o occasion_n nay_o urge_v and_o expose_v to_o it_o and_o nevertheless_o presume_v to_o escape_v the_o danger_n temptation_n infection_n participation_n 54._o in_o be_v superstitious_o affect_v with_o vulgar_a and_o vain_a observation_n 55._o in_o attribute_v virtue_n and_o efficacy_n corporeal_a or_o spiritual_a to_o bare_a ceremony_n circumstance_n form_n figure_n word_n character_n ligation_n suspension_n circumgestation_n etc._n etc._n 56._o in_o imagine_v discourse_v practise_v against_o the_o light_n of_o nature_n sense_n reason_n conscience_n and_o the_o scripture_n 57_o in_o a_o impiety_n or_o at_o least_o temerity_n of_o invoke_v provoke_a vote_v devote_v imprecate_v deprecate_a execrate_v consecrate_v adjure_a conjure_a perjure_a etc._n etc._n 58._o in_o pry_v into_o what_o peradventure_o may_v befall_v other_o and_o never_o look_v into_o what_o may_v worthy_o happen_v unto_o themselves_o 59_o in_o make_v long_a discursation_n to_o learn_v strange_a tongue_n strange_a character_n strange_a doctrine_n strange_a manner_n strange_a habit_n and_o then_o return_v home_o to_o make_v long_o and_o strange_a discourse_n of_o they_o 60._o in_o publish_v study_n and_o work_n of_o a_o light_a subject_n unprofitable_a use_n and_o dangerous_a consequence_n and_o that_o especial_o in_o time_n of_o public_a calamity_n and_o judgement_n to_o take_v up_o man_n mind_n with_o vanity_n when_o they_o ought_v every_o day_n to_o meditate_v upon_o and_o expect_v their_o death_n now_o let_v they_o or_o any_o one_o else_o that_o can_v but_o read_v what_o have_v late_o be_v 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deny_v they_o that_o bring_v in_o star-divining_a do_v they_o not_o also_o bring_v in_o star-worshipping_a together_o with_o it_o 21._o whether_o the_o obscurity_n and_o baseness_n of_o original_a in_o magic_n and_o astrology_n argue_v not_o sufficient_o the_o vileness_n and_o abomination_n thereof_o as_o well_o touch_v the_o doctrine_n as_o the_o practice_n in_o as_o much_o as_o the_o heavenly_a and_o holy_a truth_n either_o of_o nature_n in_o her_o integrity_n or_o of_o the_o law_n in_o its_o morality_n or_o of_o the_o gospel_n in_o its_o spirituality_n be_v all_o of_o they_o of_o so_o eminent_a and_o evident_a original_n or_o descent_n chap._n vii_o 7._o from_o the_o law_n of_o nature_n 1._o whither_o there_o be_v by_o nature_n impress_v in_o the_o soul_n of_o man_n a_o faculty_n proper_a for_o the_o presage_a of_o thing_n future_a or_o a_o natural_a inclination_n tend_v to_o divination_n be_v not_o the_o prescience_n or_o praevision_n of_o future_a thing_n convertible_a to_o the_o nature_n and_o essence_n of_o god_n and_o therefore_o incompatible_a to_o the_o nature_n of_o any_o creature_n in_o heaven_n or_o earth_n can_n there_o be_v the_o species_n of_o thing_n future_a comprehend_v in_o or_o by_o a_o mind_n that_o be_v not_o divine_a and_o infinite_a since_o therefore_o the_o soul_n be_v not_o of_o such_o infinite_a virtue_n but_o that_o nature_n have_v limit_v she_o to_o her_o own_o law_n of_o apprehend_v thing_n either_o by_o special_a revelation_n common_a illumination_n of_o reason_n or_o sensible_a collection_n how_o then_o have_v the_o idea_n species_n or_o image_n of_o all_o thing_n especial_o thing_n future_a lodge_v in_o <