The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft. Wherein is Affirmed that there are Many Sorts of Deceivers and Impostors, and Divers persons under a passive Delusion of Melancholy and Fancy. But that there is a corporeal league made betwixt the Devil and the Witch, or that he sucks on the witches body, has carnal copulation, or that witches are turned into cats, dogs, raise tempests, or the like, is utterly denied and disproved. Wherein also is handled, the existence of angels and spirits, the truth of apparitions, the nature of astral and sydereal spirits, the force of charms, philters: and with other abstruse matters. John Webster.
The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft. Wherein is Affirmed that there are Many Sorts of Deceivers and Impostors, and Divers persons under a passive Delusion of Melancholy and Fancy. But that there is a corporeal league made betwixt the Devil and the Witch, or that he sucks on the witches body, has carnal copulation, or that witches are turned into cats, dogs, raise tempests, or the like, is utterly denied and disproved. Wherein also is handled, the existence of angels and spirits, the truth of apparitions, the nature of astral and sydereal spirits, the force of charms, philters: and with other abstruse matters.
The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft. Wherein is Affirmed that there are Many Sorts of Deceivers and Impostors, and Divers persons under a passive Delusion of Melancholy and Fancy. But that there is a corporeal league made betwixt the Devil and the Witch, or that he sucks on the witches body, has carnal copulation, or that witches are turned into cats, dogs, raise tempests, or the like, is utterly denied and disproved. Wherein also is handled, the existence of angels and spirits, the truth of apparitions, the nature of astral and sydereal spirits, the force of charms, philters: and with other abstruse matters.
The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft. Wherein is Affirmed that there are Many Sorts of Deceivers and Impostors, and Divers persons under a passive Delusion of Melancholy and Fancy. But that there is a corporeal league made betwixt the Devil and the Witch, or that he sucks on the witches body, has carnal copulation, or that witches are turned into cats, dogs, raise tempests, or the like, is utterly denied and disproved. Wherein also is handled, the existence of angels and spirits, the truth of apparitions, the nature of astral and sydereal spirits, the force of charms, philters: and with other abstruse matters.
The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft. Wherein is Affirmed that there are Many Sorts of Deceivers and Impostors, and Divers persons under a passive Delusion of Melancholy and Fancy. But that there is a corporeal league made betwixt the Devil and the Witch, or that he sucks on the witches body, has carnal copulation, or that witches are turned into cats, dogs, raise tempests, or the like, is utterly denied and disproved. Wherein also is handled, the existence of angels and spirits, the truth of apparitions, the nature of astral and sydereal spirits, the force of charms, philters: and with other abstruse matters.

The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft. Wherein is Affirmed that there are Many Sorts of Deceivers and Impostors, and Divers persons under a passive Delusion of Melancholy and Fancy. But that there is a corporeal league made betwixt the Devil and the Witch, or that he sucks on the witches body, has carnal copulation, or that witches are turned into cats, dogs, raise tempests, or the like, is utterly denied and disproved. Wherein also is handled, the existence of angels and spirits, the truth of apparitions, the nature of astral and sydereal spirits, the force of charms, philters: and with other abstruse matters.

London: J. M., 1677. First Edition. Folio, bound in full contemporary speckled sheepskin, ruled in blind and date on spine, old repair to head cap, front joint starting, 11 1/8 x 7 1/8 in., 5 raised bands, pages clean, signatures very good, 346 pages, with RARE initial imprimatur leaf, tiny bookseller sticker rear paste down. John Webster was a preacher who studied metallurgy, medicine, admired astrology, alchemy, Rosicrucianism and mysticism. good. Item #5557914

Webster discusses the merits of witchcraft stating the more extravagant acts to be questionable certainly not a pact with the devil while natural magick to be more closely related to reality. He states that for charms to work was a case of suggestion and belief. He said for frogs to get into the stomach was a case of eating an apple with frog eggs. He believed Fludd & Agrippa were the great educated men who knew natural magick.

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