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Three Books of Occult Philoſophy, or of
Magick; Written by that Famous Man


Henry Cornelius Agrippa, Knight,


And Doctor of both Laws, Counſellor to
ſars Sacred Majeſty, and Judge of the
Prerogative Court.



Book I.


CHAP. I.

How Magicians Collect vertues from the three-fold World, is declared in theſe three Books.

SEeing there is a three fold World, Elementary, Celeſtiall, and Intellectual, and every inferior is governed by its ſuperior, and receiveth the influence of the vertues thereof, ſo that the very original, and chief Worker of all doth by Angels, the Heavens, Stars, Elements, Animals, Plants, Metals, and Stones convey from himſelf the vertues of his Omnipotency upon us, for whoſe

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