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Alexandra Hill

provided more accessible ways of acquiring practical knowledge, from husbandry and hunting to healing and brewing. 119 Lost examples include A booke of Engins for the destruction of vermyne Crowes and sparrowes, with the governement of Oxen, kyen, Calves, horse, shepes, hoges, mowles, and dogges (1583

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Djelal Kadir

contingency and to a vocation of healer for over four decades as a medical doctor and specialist in pediatrics. Like the happenstance genealogical history he embodied, his poetic corpus is the paradigm of contingency, a poiesis that contests historical necessity or inevitability in formal structure and in its

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Inge Lanslots and An Van Hecke

thousands of human souls attached to her”, River of Angels —Part two 63), which makes her hard to label. A police officer, for instance, refers to her as “a ‘witch’, an ‘Indian hag’ and a ‘Mexican healer.’” ( River of Angels —Part two 77) Morales further describes how Indians, in general, are treated as

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Joop W. Koopmans

), pp. 45–58, at pp. 48–58. 50 See, e.g., Tijdinghe uyt verscheyde quartieren , 23 April 1639; Oprechte Haerlemsche Courant , 6 May 1683. 51 See, e.g., Ordinaris middel-weeckse Courante , 26 July 1667; Amsterdamse Courant , 3 November 1699. Dick Kranen retrieved advertisements of healers and quacks

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Carter Vaughn Findley

several moments, the Scheïkh , passes through the hall, visits the patients one after the other, breathes on their wounds, salivates into them, recites prayers and promises prompt healing. One insists that twenty-four hours later one hardly sees any scars or wounds. [2, 304:] An opinion common among the

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Carter Vaughn Findley

the grains or tears are the size of a green pea combine a very aromatic flavor with an agreeable odor. It is believed that they strengthen the gums, and heal ills of the teeth and stomach, and even stop hemorrhages; many doctors also add them to unguents, to plasters ( emplâtres ) and other compounds

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zum 2. Jahrzehnt des 17. Jh.s mehrere Auflagen. Heal, A.: The English Writing-Masters and their Copy Books 1570–1800. Cambridge 1931....

T. Frenz

1709 / 1714) mit über 60 (teils stark verzierten) Tafeln. Ferner verfaßte er u. a. «Penna volans, after the English, French & Dutch way . . .» (London 1710). Heal, Sir A.: The English Writing-Masters and...

Dick E.H. de Boer

example of an amulet, in which the spheres of religion, healing and magic meet. It is connected with the late-medieval veneration of Saint Pantaleon as one of the fourteen Nothelfer . In the following, I shall first give a short survey of the crossroads of saints and magic, then sketch the use of amulets

Dick E.H. de Boer

example of an amulet, in which the spheres of religion, healing and magic meet. It is connected with the late-medieval veneration of Saint Pantaleon as one of the fourteen Nothelfer . In the following, I shall first give a short survey of the crossroads of saints and magic, then sketch the use of amulets