The Sixth Gate
The Third Gate
The Second Gate
The First Gate
The Eleventh Gate
The Eighth Gate
The Fifth Gate
The Fourth Gate
Therefore one day it will come to pass, that the mouth of those vipers will be stopped and the triple crown will be brought to nought
Natural magic defined—of man—his creation—divine image—and of the spiritual and magical virtue of the soul.
Unguents convey the virtues of things natural to our spirits, and multiply, transform, transfigure, and transmute it accordingly
Showing how, and by what power, Magical Suspensions receive virtue, and are efficacious in natural magic
It is necessary to speak of the antipathies of natural things, where any thing shuns its contrary, and drives it, as it were, out of its presence.
Of the occult virtues of things which are inherent in them only in their life-time, and such as remain in them even after death.
Of the wonders of natural magic, displayed in a variety of sympathetic and occult operations throughout the families of animals, plants, metals, and stones, treated of miscellaneously.
Introducing a volume containing the ancient and modern practice of the cabalistic art, natural and celestial magic
Of the art of fascination, binding, sorceries, magical confections, lights, candles, lamps, etc. etc., being the conclusion of the natural magic.
Of the mixtures of natural things one with another, and the producing of monstrous animals, by the application of natural magic.
It is a common opinion of magicians, that stones inherit great virtues, which they receive through the spheres and activity of the celestial influences
The instrument of enchanters is a pure, living, breathing spirit of the blood, whereby we bind, or attract, those things which we desire or delight in
Must toiling Man for ever meet disgrace, and eat his hard earn’d bread with heated face, and all his acts in dull Oblivion lay
Have I given the message?—O Allah, be my witness.
Every one shall have his portion from the side to which he belongs.
Expression, for me, does not reside in passions glowing in a human face or manifested by violent movement. The entire arrangement of my picture is expressive.
Just a word, and the word a movement.
Raffaello continued to divert himself beyond measure with the pleasures of love; whence it happened that, having on one occasion indulged in more than his usual excess, he returned to his house in a violent fever.
Beginning with the oldest and most important, I shall speak first of Agnolo called Bronzino, a Florentine painter truly most rare and worthy of all praise.
The boy not only equalled his master, but ... brought back to life the true art of painting
Elementarism is the purest, and...the most direct means of expression of the human spirit