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Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim

Famous quote from Agrippa's "De Occulta Philosophia":
'Magic is a faculty of wonderful virtue, full of most high mysteries, containing the most profound contemplation of most secret things, together with the nature, power, quality, substance and virtues thereof, as also the knowledge of whole Nature, and it doth instruct us concerning the differing and agreement of things amongst themselves, whence it produceth its wonderful effects, by uniting the virtues of things through the application of them one to the other.'

De Occulta Philosophia

by Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa

Chapter 9
Of the vertues of things Naturall, depending immediatly upon Elements.

Chapter 11
How Occult Vertues are infused into the severall kinds of things by Idea's, through the help of the Soul of the World, and rayes of the Stars: and what things abound most with this Vertue.

Chapter 14
Of the Spirit of the World, what it is, and how by way of medium it unites occult Vertues to their subjects.

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