Quotation by George Gifford

A witch is one who worketh by the Devil or by some curious art either healing or revealing things secret, or foretelling things to come which the Devil hath devised to ensnare men's souls withal unto damnation. The conjurer, the enchanter, the sorcerer, the diviner, and whatever other sort there is encompassed within this circle.
George Gifford (16th century), British clergyman. A Discourse Concerning the Subtle Practices of Devils by Witches and Sorcerers (1587).
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