The Supernatural Philosopher: Or, The Mysteries of Magick, in All Its Branches, Clearly Unfolded ... All Exemplified in the History of the Life and Surprizing Adventures of Mr. Duncan Campbell ... Collected and Compiled from the Most Approved Authorities. Wherein is Inserted, that Most Celebrated Tract Written by Dr. Wallis, The Method of Teaching Deaf and Dumb Persons to Read, Write, and Understand a Language

E. Curll, 1728 - 353 páginas

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Página 261 - So that if any one will examine himself concerning his notion of pure substance in general, he will find he has no other idea of it at all, but only a supposition of he knows not what support of such qualities which are capable of producing simple ideas in us ; which qualities are commonly called accidents.
Página 24 - He told me with all naked freedom, and a flood of tears, that his friends were unkind and unjust to him, neither to believe nor pity him ; and that if any man (making a bow to me) would but go with him to the place, he might be convinced that the thing was real, &c.
Página 25 - I could not recall the name of the person ; but without more thoughtfulness, I did suppose it was some woman who lived thereabout, and had frequent occasion that way. Nor did I imagine anything to the contrary, before she began to meet me constantly morning and evening, and always in the same field...
Página 176 - ... of judgment, without this faculty, are more capable to judge of the design of a vision, than a novice that is a seer.
Página 244 - Campbell these three months, and cannot find him out. Now, hearing you are a dumb man too, I thought you might correspond, and be able to tell me something ; for I think myself highly obliged to make his fortune, as he has mine.
Página 261 - Hence, when we talk or think of any particular sort of corporeal substances, as horse, stone, &c., though the idea we have of either of them be but the complication or collection of those several simple ideas of sensible qualities which we used to find united in the thing called horse or stone; yet because we cannot conceive how they should subsist alone, nor one in another, we suppose them existing in, and supported by, some common subject; which support we denote by the name...
Página xi - This knot I knit, To know the thing I know not yet, That I may see The man that shall my husband be: How he goes, and what he wears, And what he does all days and years.
Página 195 - Middleton (since lord) went into the Highlands of Scotland to endeavour to make a party for King Charles I. An old gentleman, that was second-sighted, came and told him that his endeavour was good, but he would be unsuccessful; and, moreover, that they would put the king to death; and that several other attempts would be made, but all in vain; but that his son would come in, but not reign in a long time ; but would at last be restored.
Página 96 - Ralph in their return over the water, that when he mentioned those particulars that were to gain him credit, the duke's colour changed, and he swore he could come to that knowledge only by the devil; for that those particulars were known only to himself and to one person more, who he was sure would never speak of them.
Página 199 - ... seen above the middle, death is not to be expected for the space of a year, and perhaps some months longer; and as it is frequently seen to ascend higher towards the head, death is concluded to be at hand within a few days, if not hours, as daily experience confirms.

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