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  • While preforming this ritual, it is necessary to incorporate the use of holy water, incense, chanting, otherwise known as Incantation, and Christian symbols such as the cross.

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  • Testimony, a Prayer, a Hallelujah, an Incantation, which is directed by Eve Ensler.

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  • For it must either be by vertue of some naturall science, or by Incantation, that is, vertue of words.

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  • Byron presented a poetic version of this curse at least twice, once as "A Sketch from Private Life," and again as an "Incantation" or "Chorus in an unfinished Witch Drama" that later found its way into Manfred.

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  • Sumerian magical compositions of this early period, of which we have not yet recovered many quite obvious examples, it is possible that the prefix "Incantation" was not so invariable as in the later magical literature.

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  • We have already noted that the first two words are there to be read, either as the prefix "Incantation" followed by the name "Enlil", or as the two divine names "Anu (and) Enlil".

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  • In magical compositions of the later period intended for recitation, the sign for "Incantation" is usually prefixed.

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  • "Incantation," cries an abandoned lover in Virgil,

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  • A note to the "Incantation" (_Manfred_, act i.sc. 1, lines 192-261), which was begun in July and published together with the _Prisoner of

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 4

  • So, instead, for this Poetry Friday I turn to my friend the Snowy Owl (snapped in a Scottish Wildlife park) and Czeslaw Milosz's "Incantation" for some wisdom, some reason, and some peace.

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