James I, King of Great Britain. Dæmonologie.
Edinburgh: Robert Walde-grave, 1597. Ed. G.B. Harrison. London: John Lane, 1924.

is frailer then man is, so is it easier to be intrapped
in these grosse snares of the Deuill, as was ouer
well proued to be true, by the Serpents deceiuing
of Eua at the beginning, which makes him the
homelier* with that sexe sensine.*
   PHI. Returne now where ye left.
   EPI. To some others at these times hee tea-
cheth, how to make Pictures of waxe or clay: That
by the rosting thereof, the persones that they beare
the name of, may be continuallie melted or dryed
awaie by continuall sicknesse. To some hee giues
such stones or poulders,* as will helpe to cure or
cast on diseases: And to some he teacheth kindes
of vncouthe* poysons, which Mediciners vnder-
standes not (for he is farre cunningner then man in
the knowledge of all the occult proprieties of na-
ture) not that anie of these meanes which hee tea-
cheth them (except the poysons which are compo-
sed of thinges naturall) can of them selues helpe
any thing to these turnes, that they are employed
in, but onelie being Gods Ape, as well in that, as in
all other thinges. Even as God by his Sacramentes
which are earthlie of themselues workes a heaven-
lie effect, though no waies by any cooperation in
them: And as CHRIST by clay & spettle wrought
together, opened the eies of the blynd man,* suppose
there was no vertue in that which he outwardlie
applyed, so the Deuill will haue his out-warde-
meanes to be shewes as it were of his doing, which
hath no part of cooperation in his turnes with
him, how farre that euer the ignorantes be abused