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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 13–24.
Published: 01 September 2009
... implausible. One supposed originator of the cure on the European continent,Theophras­ tus von Hohenheim, called Paracelsus (1493-47-1541), inspired m any advances in medicine that we uphold tod ay including the idea that disease can originate from outside the body. On one o f his many travels, Paracelsus...
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English Language Notes (2004) 42 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 December 2004
... the longer moist way. Lacking true tears, D onne s speaker insists upon the faster. A more likely source is Paracelsus, whom Donne sometimes praises, sometimes blames.20 It seems to me that O h my blacke Soule! is an example of D onne s denigration of Paracelsus quick fix, which avoided the white...
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English Language Notes (2000) 38 (2): 43–47.
Published: 01 December 2000
... believed that the fall occurred in Eden and thatjesus redeem ed all m an­ kind by dying on the cross. Influenced by readingjakob Böhme and Paracelsus, Blake believed that the fall occurred before m aterial creation and consisted of a loss of the vision o f eter­ nity. He believed th at this loss was caused...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2009
... essays in this cluster. Sheri L. McCord's analysis of a purported early modern cure for wounds, a "weapon-salve" that anoints not the wound itself but rather the weapon that caused it, pursues this peculiar remedy's history and its literary avatars from Paracelsus through the late seventeenth century. W...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of Catholicism, Presbyterianism, and even Anglicanism, he drew on his readings in the “dark authors” (Paracelsus, Michael Maier, Robert Fludd, Sendivogius, John Heydon, Thomas Vaughan, and various alchemists). But his most serious targets were the “illuminated” brains of radical Dissenters and Scottish...