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  • n. Alternative form of necromancer.


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  • Ansaldo, hearing that his mistress was come to him, marvelled sore and letting call the nigromancer, said to him, 'I will have thee see what a treasure thy skill hath gotten me.'

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

  • 'You are a nigromancer' he whispered, fear rising.

    Last Sword Of Power

  • 'Because I would be afraid to have such a thing perpetually in my custody -- it is not a book for a woman to own, but you are possibly the last mighty nigromancer left in the world and it is fitting that you should have it.

    The Weird of the White Wolf

  • But the peculiar distinction showed by the earl to Warner confirmed the reports circulated by Bungey, -- "that he was, indeed, a fearful nigromancer, who had much helped the earl in his emprise."

    The Last of the Barons — Volume 11

  • Don't ye mind, neighbours, "he added rapidly, eager to change the conversation," how he made us leave off when we were just about burning Adam Warner, the old nigromancer, in his den yonder?

    The Last of the Barons — Complete

  • "Infamous nigromancer, hear that!" cried Bungey to Adam.

    The Last of the Barons — Complete

  • But, sith the friar is so noted and influential, and sith there is a strong fancy that the winds which have driven back Margaret obeyed his charm, the soldiers clamour out for him to attend us, and, on the very field itself, counteract the spells of the Lancastrian nigromancer.

    The Last of the Barons — Volume 12

  • The worthy Fray Antonio Agapida does not scruple to affirm that the pretended prophet of the city was an arch nigromancer, or Moorish magician, "of which there be countless many," says he, "in the filthy sect of Mahomet," and that he was leagued with the prince of the powers of the air to endeavor to work the confusion and defeat of the Christian army.

    Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada

  • "Thus," says the pious Fray Antonio Agapida, -- "thus are the predictions of false prophets sometimes permitted to be verified, but always to the confusion of those who trust in them; for the words of the Moorish nigromancer came to pass that the people of Malaga should eat of those heaps of bread, but they ate in humiliation and defeat and with sorrow and bitterness of heart."

    Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada

  • A certain great necromancer, or nigromancer, had once a pupil of considerable rank, who professed himself extremely desirous for once to have the gratification of believing himself an emperor.

    Lives of the Necromancers


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