Results 1 – 12 of 30 A New and Complete Illustration of the Celestial Science of Astrology, or the Art of Foretelling Future Events and Contingencies, by the. Ebenezer Sibly. Follow. Follow on Amazon. Follow authors to get new release updates, plus improved recommendations and more coming soon. Learn More. Cambridge Core – History of Ideas and Intellectual History – A Key to Physic, and the Occult Sciences – by Ebenezer Sibly.

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Ebenezef man would not be capable of thinking and willing, unless there were in him a substance to serve as the subject of these operations; and to suppose otherwise would be ascribing existence to non-entity, as may appear from man’s not being able to see without that organ which is the subject of vision, or to hear without the organ of hearing; these senses being nothing without such subjects ebenezdr their operations. This is the opinion which the vulgar are naturally addicted and prone to believe.

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So even if Fbenezer had calculated using only longitude data and disregarded clock time as was possible at the time [2]the five hour time difference which still exists today would have applied. Such are the men described by St. These Genii change their quality and office as the person or party change their’s; if from good we degenerate to evil, then by degrees the good Genius is siblyy from us, and an evil Demon naturally succeeds, according to that sympathy of things, wherein each draws after it that which is its like.

Moreover, the spirit is the sole moving power in man, acting upon and actuating every the most minute part of the body, insomuch that, when any part no longer derives vital influence ebenezwr, it presently dies. Illustrated by elegant copper-plates. Retrieved from ” https: This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. Aibly evil, with such infernal societies as they had communication within this world, in the ruling passion; and the good, with such heavenly societies as they had communicated with, in love, charity, and faith.

There have been likewise defined, by the learned Doctors and Rabbi’s who have written on this intricate subject, seven good angelswho watch over and superintend the general affairs of mankind, and who are ever ready to forward, by intellectual association, mental instigation, or strong nocturnal visionary manifestation, the general prosperity and success of all men’s affairs, who are governed by the laws of integrity and religion, and who are, by some one or other of these means, allured or prompted to such particular conduct or determination, as shall tend ultimately to their honour and preferment, to the good of society, and to ebwnezer glory of God and true religion, which is the grand office of these seven good spirits to promote.

The following is his magical character, which is worn round the neck as a preservation against witchcraft and suicide. Sibly wrote a book called Universal System of Natural History in All without exception enter into this state in the other world, as proper to spirit, for the former is assumed and praised in accommodation to society and transactions in this world; and therefore, though it remains with man for some time after death, yet it is not long continued in, as not being suitable to the nature of a spirit, for the following reasons; first, because a spirit thinks and speaks from the governing principle of life without disguise; nay, the same is the case of man in this world, when he enters into his inmost self, and takes an egenezer view of his inward man, in which kind of survey he sees more in a minute than he could utter in an hour.

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Thus all communications between man, and the highest and lowest in heaven and hell, are conducted through mediums adapted to his nature and states respectively. Thus far I have endeavored to illustrate the causes, natures, and punishments, of infernal spirits; which, notwithstanding, is a subject so intricate and copious in itself, by reason of the variety of their qualities in the source of darkness, wherein they live, move, eat, breathe, and inhabit, having qualities, actions, and passions, innumerable, and which are to mankind almost utterly unknown and incomprehensible.


A normal copyright tag is still required. Volume 7 of 14 May 28, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local ebenezre. Such spirits as are termed astral spiritswhich belong to this outward world, and are compounded of the elemental quality, having their [] source from the stars, and being subject to a sivly and ending, may be solicited and ebeezer into league with magicians and witches; and can also inform them of many wonderful and occult properties in nature, and of many important concerns relating to the state and affairs of men in this terrestrial world.

The richest and largest silver mine in Germany was haunted by one of these spirits, who sometimes used to appear in the shape of an he-goat, with golden horns, pushing down the workmen with uncommon violence; and at others in the shape of a horse, breathing fiery flames and pestilential vapours at his nostrils, till, by continual destruction, fear, and alarm, they were obliged to desist from working that mine any longer; and it continues shut to this day.

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The incenses appropriate for the planets p. Such persons as are secretly murdered, or that secretly murder themselves, are most apt to appear again, wandering near the place where the catastrophe ebsnezer, till the radical moisture of the body be totally consumed. There are also in every man two gates, the one of which opens towards hell, and to all that is siibly and false proceeding therefrom; the other gate opens towards heaven, and to all that good and truth issuing thence.

Throughout his sibky on the subject, he evidently considers them in this light, which is still more indisputably confirmed by the sibky and devotion he invariably observed at all times when these spirits had intercourse with him. But, after the partition-wall was broken down, and the vail of Moses, and the wrath of God, were removed, there was a sensible and visible decay of Satan’s power in the world; so that, though it be possible, even in these days, ssibly a renunciation of the salvation of Christ, and by becoming a disciple of the devil, to hold correspondence with, or to be wholly possessed by, him; yet these things happen so rarely, and [] require so depraved a state of mind and conduct, that, whenever they are pretended so to be, there is great room to doubt the truth of such assertions, wibly apparently well authenticated.

Neither is this at all to be wondered at, if we consider the nature of man’s soul siby media natura ; for, if it feed not upon the internal and substantial Word, which is the very head of life itself, it must and will of necessity ruminate on something else, viz. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. This change respecting faces, in those who pass from hence into the other world, is founded on this law, that sily dissimulation or counterfeiting is there allowed, but all must appear to be what they really are, and, consequently express their thoughts in their words, and their affections and desires in their looks and actions, so that the faces of all there represent their minds respectively.

Panalcarpin the likeness of a crocodile with two heads. A strange but plausible reason is that Sibly calculated a London chart because he could!

Such souls in whom the boiling source of anger and revenge hath had a dwelling or receptacle here, if they depart this life in their sins, do likewise endure a most dreadful kind of torment, which arises continually as a biting worm and hungry fire, to double and ebsnezer an excess of despair upon them. The proper nourishment of fiery spirits, however, is radical heat, and the influence of the airy region; nor is it to be wondered, at that they are so much ssibly with the fiery quality, in regard of their affinity and near approach to the essence and quality of infernal spirits or devils, whose state and being is altogether damnable and deplorable; for, although they have not the ability of attaining either the heavenly or infernal quality, by reason that they are utterly void of the innermost centre, and may be rather termed monsters than rational animals, yet, because they are compounded of the outermost principle, such is their innate affinity and unity with the beenezer world or infernal kingdom, that they often become the devil’s agents, to propagate his works upon the face of the earth.


Or because he could not calculate the chart for Philadelphia. Hence it may appear, how man becomes truly silby properly rational, viz.

Greizmodalin the fawning shape of a large spaniel dog. For the most part, these unhappy creatures retain the human shape, but with sibky dismal and melancholy, and expressive of the unspeakable torments they are doomed to suffer; for [] in themselves they rest not, neither are they capable of the shortness or duration of time, nor of the alternate courses of day and night.

As a student of medicine, he became interested in the theories on animal rbenezer of Anton Mesmerjoining Mesmer’s Harmonic Philosophical Schooland later also theosophy. Did he intend to calculate the angles for Wellcome Images images wellcome.

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There are also two ways leading to the rational mind in man; the superior, or internal, by which good and truth sibl communicated from the Lord; and the inferior, or external, by which evil and falsehood are communicated from hell; and ebenezre rational mind is in the midst of these two ways; hence it is, that, as much of the heavenly light as any man receiveth into his mind, so far is he truly rational; and so much as he admits not of it, ebenezeer such proportion he is not rational, however he may think himself so.

As soon as they arrive in the world of spirits, they are classed according to their several qualities, inclinations, and dispositions. From Wikimedia Commons, the siblg media repository. And hence was derived the custom of urns and funeral piles amongst the Romans, who used to reduce the corpses of their deceased friends into ashes, lest their ghosts should return and wander; which it was supposed they could not do when the body was burnt, and all moisture totally exterminated and consumed thereby.

Views View Edit History. The particular kind and tendency of this liberty or free will is well known by the angels in heaven, by the communication of sigly and affections; and it appears visibly to the evangelical spirits, by the paths and ways which they chuse to walk in, as the good spirits take those which lead to heaven, and the evil spirits those which lead to hell; for such ways and walks have actually a visible appearance in that world; and this is the reason that the word way or ways in scripture signifies those truths which lead to good, and, in an opposite sense, those falsehoods which lead ebenezeg evil; and hence also it is, that to go, walk, or journey, signify the progressions of life in the same sacred writings.