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About Alchemy
"The science of alchemy I like very well, and indeed, 'tis the philosophy of the ancients. I like it not only for the profits it brings in melting metals, in decocting, preparing, extracting and distilling herbs, roots; I like it also for the sake of the...
Mystic Sciences >> Alchemy
Mythic Heroes of Celtic Ireland
The Celtic mythology of Ireland is best summarized as consisting of four broad cycles. This month's article deals with mythic Celtic mortals, figures who populate the stories in the second and third cycles below. Four Cycles of Irish Mythology Foundation...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
A History Of Dreaming - From Ancient Egypt To Modern Day
Dreams have been an important part of the human experince since time immemorial. Fragments of the earliest books come from Egypt, where dreams were considered to be the messages sent from the gods. The Egyptians divided their dreams into three categories: 1....
Parapsychology >> Dreams
Story of the Celts: The Celts of Ireland
The Celts of Ireland [ 33 ] The Celts arrived in Ireland by 350 B.C (some say earlier) and they thrive there to this day. A claim might be made that the Celtic Irish are among the world's oldest nationality groups. Despite periods when foreigners tried in...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Orr, Emma Restall: Joint Chief of the British Druid Order
Bobcat, Joint Chief of the British Druid Order, Priestess, author, poet and singer Emma Restall Orr has books to her credit including keystone works 'Principles of Druidry', 'Spirits of the Sacred Grove' & 'Ritual: A Guide To Life, Love And Inspiration', as...
Real Interviews >> Authors
Think for Yourself; Question Authority
The famous magician and occult writer Donald Michael Kraig commences his teachings by writing down the following characters on a blackboard: TFYQA, which means Think For Yourself; Question Authority. It is a sign of his greatness of mind and openness towards...
Religion & Philosophy >> Philosophy

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The Varieties of Wit - WW Norton & Company
wit more particularly as the spaniel which finds ideas, which are then varied or molded by the judgment ... an early analogue with Pope's famous one-couplet definition: True wit is nature .... where; so men are often called “wits” by courtesy.
3.3 Joseph Addison and the Aesthetics of Neoclassical Wit
and prov'd plain Fools at last; / Some neither can for Wits nor Criticks pass, / As ..... grees with Dryden's famous definition of true wit as “Propriety of Words and ...
the dangers of wit: re-examining cs lewis's study of a word - Masaryk ...
In his Study in Words, C. S. Lewis identifies three senses of wit - old sense, wit- ingenium ....
Was Robert Greene's “Upstart Crow” the actor Edward Alleyn?
Near the end of Greene's Groatsworth of Wit (September 1592)1, Robert. Greene ... O that I might entreat your rare wits to be employed in more profitable courses: ....
wit and wisdom - TASIS
was suggested that the wit and wisdom of this remarkable woman should be ..... dormitory, a big new Palestra, about how the famous old. “Bubble” was torn ...

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'No-one knows who I am'
Rosie O'Donnell doesn't think she's famous anymore. "No one ... She advises people to keep their wits about them.
Peyton Manning to retire after 18 seasons in the NFL
He'd finish with 55. Tight end Julius Thomas nonchalantly dropped the record-breaking memento after scoring the touchdown, unaware of the famous football's emotional or even economic value.
Billy Wilder Made Us Laugh With 'The Apartment,' 'Some Like It Hot'
Hallmarks of his films included their tight plot lines and remarkable dialogue, which often featured cynical characters with sharp wits.
Frank Zappa's Famous Studio Opens its Doors for First-Ever Art Exhibition
There will be no more showdowns matching skills with Tom Brady or wits with Bill Belichick — against whom he was just 6-11 but 3-2 in AFC championships.
Pedal Haus Brewery's Belgian Wit Is Authentically Brewed to Style
Based on the style of a traditional Belgian Wit, originally made famous by Peter Celis' Hoegaarden Brewery decades ago, the Pedal Haus Wit is wonderful, refreshing, and one of the most authentic Wits brewed to style this side of Brussels.

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Genius declared: Wilde tops the wit list | Books | The Guardian
Oct 15, 2007 According to a new collation of Britain's greatest wits, the wry observations of both Oscar Wilde and Liam Gallagher are among the cleverest of ...
Oscar Wilde quotations famous witty - Age of the Sage
Oscar Wilde witty quotations: famous and familiar quotations from Oscar Wilde paragon of witty ... Oscar Wilde wit and wisdom famous quotations and quotes.
Oscar Wilde voted greatest British wit - Telegraph
Oct 15, 2007 Great minds: Oscar Wilde, Jeremy Clarkson and Liam Gallagher have been voted into list of favourite wits. By Laura Clout. 11:00AM BST 15 Oct ...
Quotes About Wit (385 quotes) - Goodreads
385 quotes have been tagged as wit: Douglas Adams: 'I refuse to answer that ... “ Any woman who is sure of her own wits, is a match, at any time, for a man who ...
Best one-liners from Oscar Wilde, Spike Milligan, Brian Clough and ...
Aug 3, 2012 With the death this week of American writer Gore Vidal , the world lost one of its greatest wits. ... “Wit ought to be a glorious treat like caviar; never spread it about ...

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