Daemonologie

Daemonologie The fearefull aboundinge at this time in this countrie of these detestable slaues of the Deuill the Witches or enchaunters hath moved me beloued reader to dispatch in post this following treatise

  • Title: Daemonologie
  • Author: James VI & I
  • ISBN: 9781517097059
  • Page: 373
  • Format: Paperback
  • The fearefull aboundinge at this time in this countrie, of these detestable slaues of the Deuill, the Witches or enchaunters, hath moved me beloued reader to dispatch in post, this following treatise of mine, not in any wise as I protest to serue for a shew of my learning ingine, but onely mooued of conscience to preasse thereby, so farre as I can, to resolue tThe fearefull aboundinge at this time in this countrie, of these detestable slaues of the Deuill, the Witches or enchaunters, hath moved me beloued reader to dispatch in post, this following treatise of mine, not in any wise as I protest to serue for a shew of my learning ingine, but onely mooued of conscience to preasse thereby, so farre as I can, to resolue the doubting harts of many both that such assaultes of Sathan are most certainly practized, that the instrumentes thereof, merits most severly to be punished against the damnable opinions of two principally in our age, wherof the one called SCOT an Englishman, is not ashamed in publike print to deny, that ther can be such a thing as Witch craft and so mainteines the old error of the Sadducees, in denying of spirits The other called VVIERVS, a German Phisition, sets out a publick apologie for al these craftes folkes, whereby, procuring for their impunitie, he plainely bewrayes himselfe to haue bene one of that profession And for to make this treatise the pleasaunt and facill, I haue put it in forme of a Dialogue, which I haue diuided into three bookes The first speaking of Magie in general, and Necromancie in special The second of Sorcerie and Witchcraft and the thirde, conteines a discourse of all these kindes of spirits, Spectres that appeares trobles persones together with a conclusion of the whol work.

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