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The third and laſt Book of Magick,
or Occult Philoſophy; written by


Henry Cornelius Agrippa.



Book III.


CHAP. I.

Of the neceſſity, power, and profit of Religion.

NOw it is time to turn our pen to higher matters, and to that part of Magick which teacheth us to know and perfeƈtly underſtand the rules of Religion, and how we ought to obtain the truth by Divine Religion, and how rightly to prepare our mind and ſpirit, by which only we can comprehend the truth; for it is a common opinion of the Magicians, that unleſs the mind and ſpirit be in good caſe, the body cannot be in good health: But

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