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  • n. Plural form of grimoire.


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  • That I own one of the world's largest collections of occult references, including a clutch of rare and ancient grimoires, ought to suggest I'd have been prepared for the shock.

    Abomination at the Shilkie

  • You had dealt in the past with the collector Graydon Thule, and you knew that Thule had a particular passion for grimoires.

    The Whisperers

  • But it was questing after that echo of significance that filled my bookshelves with grimoires and Howard reprints, diverted my academic path from the career certainty of the hard sciences, to the nebulous future offered by Medieval History.

    Broadsword! Jethro Tull, Dungeons and Dragons, and the bits we missed...

  • Papers and notebooks, grimoires and files: they were just more puzzles.

    Vicious Grace

  • Disinfo ally Roy Christopher storms the reality studio with the grimoires you must read in Summer 2008.

    Roy Christopher: 2008 Summer Reading List | Disinformation

  • She says she carries the 103,000 grimoires with her, that she has magical abilities, and evil magic users are after her.

    Anime Preview: Fall 2008 First Impressions – Batch 2 « Undercover

  • But no Earthmaster would ever have defied Nature the way he had, in his pride and over-confidence, to warp and twist Nature herself with the most blasphemous spell in all of the grimoires of the medieval magicians of ancient France.

    red dust

  • All of the previous magicians who've published grimoires have done it for an esoteric elite, and it's mainly been done in fairly opaque language that would only be comprehensible to people with already a fair amount of arcane knowledge.

    Legendary Comics Writer Alan Moore on Superheroes, The League, and Making Magic

  • And sure, I've found some books on topics that interest me to put on my shelves, and yes, story research can lead you down strange pathways - there is, for example, a history of grimoires that I'll be looking at soon.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Owen Davies's top 10 grimoires @ via Enter the Octopus

    Afternoon Update


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