Remove the nail and erase the characters, not with the same hand as you used to make them, but with the other hand, else there will be danger to the operator.

 

TO STOP SOMEONE FROM SLEEPING AT NIGHT

This secret is designed to keep someone from sleeping at night and to make that person not rest at all until he speaks to you, even should he wish you a mortal evil and do it far from you.

The night during which you desire to perform this secret, be the last to go to sleep in the house. Before going to bed, prepare a fire in the hearth and watch especially for a stick of burning wood. Setting it against the fireplace, put the palm of your left hand on a spot on the fireplace that is dark and smoky, holding it there, alternately closed, then open, saying seven times the words:

Cinque furono li appicati, linque furono, li tana liata vi scongiro per Beelzebut che linque vi fate ache date a tormentar il cuore et la viscere [of N.] by my love. Amen

After having said these words seven times, thrust the stick deeply into the embers, and knock three times with your palm against the blackness of the fireplace. Cover your fire with ashes and go to sleep.

He or she, whom you have intended, will not be able to sleep. He or she will suffer until you have obtained satisfaction in your desires.

TO GIVE THE ILLUSION THAT ONE IS ACCOMPANIED BY MANY PERSONS

Take a handful of fine sand and conjure it thus:

Anachi Jehova, Hoelersa, Azarbel, rets caras sapor aye pora cacotamo lopidon ardagal margas poston eulia buget Kephar, solzeth Karne phaca ghedolos salesetata.

This sand, thus conjured, place in a box of ivory, mixing it with the skin of a serpent reduced to powder.

When you wish to realize the operation, take a pinch of powder and throw it into the air, again saying the conjuration. Then there will appear as many men as there are grains of sand. The operation must be made on the day and the hour when the Sun is in the sign of Virgo.

SO AS NOT TO BE WOUNDED BY ANY WEAPON

Say every morning:

I arise, in the name of Jesus Christ who was crucified for me. Jesus, I pray bless me; Jesus, I pray lead me; Jesus, I pray keep me well; Jesus, I pray direct and lead me well to eternal life. In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.

It is necessary to say this formula three times upon going to sleep and three times on awakening. On the blade of a sword one may write the words: Ibel, Ebel, Abel.

FATHER GIRARD’S SECRET LOVE CHARM10

Remain chaste for three days, before which swallow a nutmeg. The fourth day, fasting, say to God: le torum cultin, cultorum, bultin, bultotum. Come to me, my companion.

It is necessary to swallow the nutmeg while saying: Come to me, etc. This done, when you go to the toilet you will not be obstructed by the nutmeg.[5] This secret is good for your whole life without being obliged to repeat it. One must only say the three last words while breathing through the nose or while embracing any of those of whom you wish to be loved.

TO MAKE A GUN MISFIRE Say the following words:

Abla, Got, Bata, Bata, Bleu.

TO CURE PLEURISY

Write the following on a glass:

Dis, Biz, On, Dabulh, Cherih.

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AGAINST ANY FEVER

Three days in a row, swallow a piece of paper on which you have written:

Agla, Garnaze, Eglatus, Egla.

TO STOP A LOSS OF BLOOD

With the blood, write the word INRI on a piece of paper and then apply it to the forehead.

You may replace INRI with Consummatum est.

TO BE PROTECTED FROM A SWORD WOUND

Say:

Buoni jacum, I have done nothing to you.

TO BE SHELTERED FROM EVERY BAD ACTION

Recite five Our Fathers and five Ave Marias in honor of the five wounds of Our Lord. Then, say three times:

I take refuge in the gown of Our Lady; I am covered in the wounds of my God, of the four crowns of heaven: St. John Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, and St. Mark, that they may guard me; that neither man nor woman, nor lead, nor iron, nor steel, may hurt me, wound me, nor break me. To God, peace.

When the above has been said, it is necessary to murmur the following words: Est principio, est in principio, est in verbum, Deum et tu phantu. One will be safe for twenty-four hours.

TO EXTINGUISH AN INTERIOR FIRE

Say the following words:

Great burning fire, on behalf of the great Living God, I conjure you to lose your heat, as did Judas when he betrayed Our Lord on Holy Friday. In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.

Repeat the formula three times, indicating, at the end of the phrase, your wish in giving a kick or a blow.

TO HEAL A BURN

One uses the following formula:

Fire, lose your heat, like Judas lost his color, when he betrayed Our Lord in the Garden of Olives.

Say this three times over the burn while blowing over it each time.

AGAINST HEADACHE

Say: Millant, Vah, Vitalot.

Then, three times: Pater.

TO CURE DYSENTERY

I am in the Garden of Olives, I have met St. Elizabeth. She causes dysentery; the dysentery of N. [name the person intended] is stopped.

Say three Our Fathers and three Hail Marys, in honor of God and of St. John, kneeling before the sick person, making him lie down on his right side. Repeat three times for the sick person and three times for yourself. The sickness will be cured.

TO PREVENT SOMEONE FROM EATING AT TABLE

Under the table, plant a needle that has been used to enshroud a corpse and that entered into its flesh, then say:

Coridal, Nardac, Degon.

TO EXTINGUISH A FIRE

Say three times the following words, making over it the sign of the cross as indicated:

Anania + Anassia + Emisael + libera nos + Domine.

TO PREVENT AN ACT OF LOVE

For this practice, it is necessary to have a new penknife, then, on Saturday, with the point, write on the outside of the bedroom or wherever the persons sleep: Consummatum est. This done, break the point of the penknife on the door frame.

TO WIN AT GAMES

Pick a clover of four or five leaves, making over it the sign of the cross, then say:

Clover or Club, I pick you in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, by the virginity of the Holy Virgin, by the virginity of St. John the Baptist, by the virginity of St. John the Evangelist, that you serve to help me in every sort of game.

Say five Our Fathers and five Hail Marys, then continue: El, Agios, Ischyros, Athanatos.

TO STOP A SERPENT

Say to it, while throwing a bit of paper: Stop, beauty, here is a pawn.

TO PREVENT A DOG FROM BITING AND BARKING Say three times, looking at the dog:

Barbaric arch, the heart splits, the tail hangs, the key of St. Peter becomes your maw until tomorrow.

TO CURE SCALP DISEASE

Say:

St. Peter on the bridge of God is seated; Our Lady of Caly went there and said to him: Peter, what are you doing there? Lady, it is for the sickness of my head that I stay there. St. Peter, arise. To St. Ager you shall go. You will take the holy unguent of the mortal wounds of Our Lord; you will rub it on; you will say three times: Jesus Mary.

Make three times the sign of the cross over the head of the sick person.

TO WIN AT A GAME OF DICE

Dice, I conjure you in the name of Assizer and of Rassize, that they come to sweep and clean up in the names of Assia and Longrio.

TO STOP FROM CHOKING

Blaise, martyr and servant of Jesus Christ, I command you that go up or go down.

TO WALK WITHOUT TIRING

Make three slips of paper carrying each one of the three names:

Gaspard, Melchior, Balthazard.

TO WIN AT ALL GAMES

Write on virgin parchment the words and crosses that follow:

+ Ibel + Laber + Chabel + Habet + Rabel.

Carry it with you.

TO AVOID AN INTERROGATION

Swallow a pit of paper on which, written in your own blood, is the following:

Aglas, Aglanos, Algadenas, Imperiequeritis, tria pendent corpora ramis dis meus et gesias in medio et divina potestas dimeas clamator, sed jestas ad astra levatur.

Or:

Tel, Bel, Quel, Caro, Man, Aqua.

MAGIC SECRETS AND

COUNTER-CHARMS

The secrets that follow are certainly infallible. Guidon, a practitioner in healing by occult means, uses them daily. He has effected, by their means, cures that have been proven beyond doubt. All the lands of Caux and Normandy are convinced: he performed his operations in public as in private. Guided by a charitable zeal, he healed, with the same courage, the indigent as well as the wealthy. By this way, he acquired the esteem and the protection of respectable men. He works without cease to destroy magical operations and regards with horror the authors of evil spells.

THE METHOD OF GUIDON, TO DESTROY A SPELL CAST ON A HUMAN OR AN ANIMAL

The ancient rituals are a great resource for him. He omits neither conjurations, exorcisms, gospels, nor prayers. He omits only the places where the dead are spoken of and substitutes there the signs of the Cross. Holy Water is used, the best is baptismal water, with which he makes aspersions in the form of a cross over the demoniac, with a branch of blessed box-wood. He signs, as well, the forehead of the bewitched one with a thumb dipped in the same water. During the ceremony his head is bare, as are those of his assistants and the bewitched. When he works with animals made insensible by magic, instead of the holy water he uses salt prepared in a way we will discuss. He continues his operation aided by the Orison of the Enchiridion of Pope Leo; then he takes the salt in a bowl he has exorcised together with blood drawn from the bewitched animals. He mixes them together, saying:

Beati tornitis omnes Joannes Baptizantes et agentes.

Returning to his home, he begins a novena containing the recitation of the Orison that is given in the Enchiridion of Pope Leo, during the following nine days of fasting.

ANOTHER, TO DESTROY ALL SPELLS ATTACKING ANIMALS

Take a glass in which you have placed some salt, more or less according to the number of bewitched animals. Speak over it the following:

Herego gomet hune gueridans sesserant deliberant amei.

Go around the animals three times, starting from the side of the sunrise, and continue following the course of that star. When you pass in front of the animals, throw on each one a pinch of the salt. At the same time, recite the same words: Herego, etc.

GRAND EXORCISM TO DESTROY ALL EVIL CHARMS WHETHER OF

HUMANS OR ANIMALS Say the following words:

Demon, leave the body of N. [say the name], by the commandment of the God that I adore, and make place for the Holy Spirit. I trace the sign of the holy cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ on your forehead. In the name of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. I make the sign of the cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ on your chest. In the name of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, Eternal and All-Powerful God, Father of Our Lord Jesus Christ, cast the eyes of your mercy on your servant N. that you have deigned to call to the side of faith, heal his heart of all kinds of elements and sicknesses, and break all its occult chains and ligatures. Open, Lord, the door of your glory by your bounty, finally having been marked with the seal of your Wisdom, he will be saved from the stench, the attacks, and the desires of the unclean spirit, and being filled with the sweet odor of your bounty and your grace he observes with joy your commandments in your Holy Church; and by advancing, day by day, towards perfection, he becomes worthy to have received the salutary remedy of his faults, by your Holy Baptism, by the merits of the same Jesus Christ Our Lord and God. Lord, we pray you to grant our prayers, to save and protect those whom you have redeemed with your charitable love at the price of your precious blood and by the virtue of your holy cross, that which has marked us. Jesus, protector of the poor afflicted, be propitious to the people you have saved, making us participants in the New Testament, so that its promise may be granted, to have received by your grace more than they could have hoped by you Jesus Christ Our Lord who is our refuge, who had made the heaven and the earth.

I exorcise you, creature, in the name of God, the All-Powerful Father, and by the love of Our Lord Jesus Christ, and by the virtue of the Holy Spirit; I exorcise you by the Great Living God, who is the true God that I adore, and by the God who created you, who has saved all the elect, who has commanded his servants to bless, for the benefit of those who believe in him, so that all become a salutary Sacrament to hunt the enemy. It is for this, Lord our God, that we pray you to sanctify this salt by your holy benediction, and make it a perfect remedy for those that receive it; that it rest in their entrails, so they may be incorruptible, in the name of Our Lord Jesus Christ who judges the living and the dead, and by the seal of the God of Abraham, of the God of Isaac, of the God of Jacob, of the God who appeared to his servant Moses on Mount Sinai, of Israel and Egypt, giving them an Angel to protect and to lead them day and night.

I pray you also, Lord, to send your holy Angel to protect your servant N. [say his name] and to lead him to life eternal, by virtue of your holy Baptism.

I exorcise you, impure and rebellious Spirit, in the name of God the Father, of God the Son, of God the Holy Spirit. I command you to leave the body of N., I adjure you to leave in the name of He who extended his hand to St. Peter when he was about to sink in the water. Obey, cursed demon, your God and the sentence that has been pronounced against you, and give honor to the Holy Spirit and to Jesus Christ, only Son of the Father. Leave, ancient serpent, the body of N., because the great God commands you. Your pride is confounded and annihilated before the sign of the Holy Cross, that which we are signed by baptism and the grace of Jesus Christ. Think that the day of your punishment approaches and your extreme torments await; your judgment is irrevocable; the sentence condemns you and all your companions to eternal flames, for your rebellion against your Creator. This is why, cursed demon, I order you to leave, on behalf of the God that I adore; go by the Holy God, by the Living God, by He who spoke and all was done. Render honor to the Father, to the Son and to the Holy Spirit and to the Most Holy and Most Singular Trinity. I command you, foul Spirit, to leave the body of this creature N., created by God, the same God is Our Lord Jesus Christ. That he deems today, by his infinite bounty, to call you to the grace of sharing in his Holy Sacraments, that he instituted for the health of all the faithful, in the name of God, who judges the whole world by fire.