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  • Which human crystal-gazer can claim such accuracy?

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  • It was indeed the English translation by John Dee, mathematical scholar, astrologist and traveller, chemist, crystal-gazer, and reputed summoner of spirits by White Magic, who enjoyed the patronage of Elizabeth and the Earl of Leicester, and who practiced alchemy in Bohemia under the patronage of Emperor Rudolph II.

    Neoplatonism

  • It was indeed the English translation by John Dee, mathematical scholar, astrologist and traveller, chemist, crystal-gazer, and reputed summoner of spirits by White Magic, who enjoyed the patronage of Elizabeth and the Earl of Leicester, and who practiced alchemy in Bohemia under the patronage of Emperor Rudolph II.

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  • In the trance, he would see some figures or wriring in the black spot before him, much as a crystal-gazer is suppossed in his glass ball.

    Godse was brought up as a girl

  • She described a visit to a crystal-gazer, or a medium of some kind, and she said the woman saw 'Charles' lying ill in bed, with a nurse beside him and a doctor.

    Juggernaut

  • "Please see me, Mrs. Stewart," petitioned Goring, wandering towards the crystal-gazer.

    The Invader A Novel

  • That of the crystal-gazer can be made of cambric, with the glazed side turned inward.

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  • She gave me a woeful glance; and I understood that, according to her poor little code, it would be more "respectable" to resume her journeyings with the fat crystal-gazer than to stay in the house with

    McClure's Magazine, Vol 31, No 2, June 1908

  • Why not, I thought, take an impressive name, set myself up as a crystal-gazer, and by prying into Hollywood's secrets, seek to solve the mystery of poor Denny's death?

    Charlie Chan Carries On

  • For three years she had carried the secret about with her until - and this moment was even more indiscreet - she poured it into the willing ears of Tarneverro the Great, a crystal-gazer - a charlatan, no doubt.

    The Black Camel

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