A History of the Ridiculous Extravagancies of Monsieur Oufle

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J. Morphew, 1711 - 303 pagina's
 

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Pagina 206 - For what man knoweth the things of a man, fave the Spirit of man which is in him ? even fo the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God. v. 12. Now •we have received, not the fpirit of the world, but the Spirit which is of God , that we might know the thing« that are freely given to us of God.
Pagina 231 - ... the Hand of Glory would cease to take effect, and thieves could not make use of it, if the threshold of the door of the house, and other places by which they might enter, were anointed with an unguent composed of the gall of a black cat, the fat of a white hen, and the blood of a screech-owl; which mixture must necessarily be prepared during the dog-days.
Pagina 99 - To expel Phantoms and rid people of folly, take the precious stone Chrysolite, set it in gold, and let them wear it about 'em.
Pagina 175 - Hrfio/l, lives nine times as long as a Man; a Stag four times as long as a Crow ; a Raven thrice as long as a Stag...
Pagina 70 - Rambouillet set off for Flanders, where the war was then being carried on ; and de Pre'cy, detained by a high fever, remained at Paris. Six weeks afterwards de Pre'cy, at six in the morning, heard the curtains of his bed drawn, and turning to see who it was, he perceived the Marquis de Rambouillet in his buff vest and boots; he sprung out of bed to embrace him to show his joy at his return, but Rambouillet, retreating a few steps, told him that these...
Pagina 107 - ... in the intestines. More than this, he establishes an analogy, not found elsewhere, between four of the principal organs and the four elements. Fire inhabits the heart, Water the liver, Earth the lungs, and Air the bladder. Belot does not agree with him, and gives the following relations : " The Sun, the head ; the Moon, the right arm ; Venus, the left arm ; Jupiter, the stomach ; Mars, the testicles ; Mercury, the right foot ; Saturn, the left foot.
Pagina 254 - Tee a very beautiful Vine, charg'd with as many large Bunches of Grapes as there were Perfons at the Table.
Pagina 98 - An of making frightful Spectres appear, by a Man's Head, by Putrefaction turn'd into Flies, and then into...
Pagina 219 - Dci-iJ. it to be ; he thought it a very proper Habitation for the Devil. He had the...

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