malefice


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malefice

(ˈmælɪfɪs)
n
a wicked deed or enchantment
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It would save the men, the ship, break the spell by its medicinal virtue, make time of no account, the weather but a passing worry and, like a magic powder working against mysterious malefices, se- cure the first passage of my first command against the evil powers of calms and pestilence.
En contrepartie, s'agirait-il, au vu de ce qui a ete realise et est en voie de l'etre, de se demander par quel malefice Alger et sa region sont sans cesse embouteillees?
ROCK Rise To Remain Adept, Malefice and Cytota: O2 Academy, Horsefair, Birmingham.
On Saturday, Cannibal Corpse, Amon Amarth, Job for a Cowboy, Whitechapel, Skeleton Witch, Eluveitie, 1349, Impending Doom, Lecherous, Nocturne, Tony Danza Tap Dance Extravaganza, Chelsea Grin, Abacabb, Arsonists Get All The Girls, Malefice, Swashbuckle, Cattle Decapitation, Acaro, Holy Grail, Disembodied, Cruel Hand, Reign Supreme, The Mongoloids, xTyrantX, Foundation, Soul Control, Alpha and Omega, Burning Empires, Mother of Mercy, Gaza, Across The Sun, Monsters perform, beginning at noon.
Leeds, Rio's KITTIE + It Dies Today + Forever Never + Malefice.
Le recit ne refere pas seulement a ce geste ultime de resistance avant la traversee mais aussi a une culture de la resistance deja presente autrefois (les quilombos) et a la presence de l'esclavage en terre africaine : il fallait savoir se proteger du malefice et des pilleurs, meme si ce qui arriva en terre africaine fut juge moins pire encore que tout ce qui arriva par la suite au Bresil.
Asadar, imaginea vechii puteri malefice, cea a insecuritatii personale si cea a "patriei in primejdie" concura la crearea aurei salvatorului.
Moreover, the initial Angus witches were probably accused of malefice, and the subsequent witches were probably named by the first ones and made to confess to witchcraft of some kind--either malefice or a pact with the Devil, or both.
In which with much erudition, and singular clarity, is treated the instruction of Exorcisms for casting out, and making demons flee, and curing spiritually every kind of malefice, and bewitchments, 1660).
Main support came from Sylosis' old muckers Malefice, who were quite literally in no mood to hang about.
The publication of Malleus Maleficarum (Hammer of Witches) in 1487 established witchcraft as primarily a social crime of malefice and provided the manual by which the great witch-hunts of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries were conducted, reaching a climax between 1575-1650.
As summarized by Thiers, all unorthodox means employed against the nouement "are condemned by the church which prohibits anyone from removing one malefice with another and which excommunicates those who try.