The Measure Of The Magic

Author: Terry Brooks
Publisher: Del Rey
ISBN: 0345529219
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER For five hundred years, the survivors of the Great Wars lived peacefully in a valley sanctuary shielded by powerful magic from the dangerous outside world. But the enchanted barriers have crumbled, and the threat of annihilation looms large once more. As he lay dying, Sider Ament, bearer of the last black staff and protector of the valley, gave stewardship of the powerful talisman to the young Tracker Panterra Qu. Now the newly anointed Knight of the Word must take up the battle against evil wherever it threatens: from without, where an army of bloodthirsty Trolls is massing for invasion; and from within, where the Elf king of Arborlon has been murdered, his daughter stands accused, and a heinous conspiracy is poised to subjugate the kingdom. But even these affairs will pale beside the most harrowing menace Panterra is destined to confront—a nameless, merciless agent of darkness on a relentless mission: to claim the last black staff . . . and the life of whoever wields it. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Terry Brooks's The Wards of Faerie.

More Bread Machine Magic

Author: Linda Rehberg
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 146688245X
Size: 11.30 MB
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Bread bakers have been clamoring for more of Linda Rehberg and Lois Conway's magic. They've responded with More Bread Machine Magic, a collection of 140 of their best new recipes! More Bread Machine Magic offers perfected recipes for an array of baked delights, from sourdough and pumpernickel loaves to sweet, savory, fat-free, whole grain, and sugar-free breads. More imaginative than the generic recipes that come with the machine, each recipe-tested in more than a dozen machines-features step-by-step instructions, hints, and creative suggestions for baking the perfect loaf, every time. There are also recipes for doughs that you prepare in the bread machine, fashioned by hand, and bake in a traditional oven, such as pizza crusts, focaccia, flatbreads, rolls, and even bagels. All recipes are adapted for 1-, 1 1/2-, and 2-pound bread machines. Recipes include: cinnamon-raisin bagels, Scandinavian rye bread, Irish soda bread, pesto spiral loaf, New England maple syrup bread, heavenly herb rolls, petite brioche, butterscotch apple bread pudding, challah, sun-dried tomato mozzarella bread, and many more!

The Doctrine Of Transcendental Magic

Author: Eliphas Levi
Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag
ISBN: 3849606457
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This is the complete English version of Eliphas Levi's treatise on ritual magic. This work is in two parts: in this one we establish the kabalistic and magical doctrine in its entirety; the other one, called "The Ritual of Transcendental Magic", is consecrated to the cultus, that is, to Ceremonial Magic. The one is that which the ancient sages termed the Clavicle, the other that which people on the country-side still call the Grimoire. The numbers and subjects of the chapters which correspond in both parts, are in no sense arbitrary, and are all indicated in the great universal key, of which we give for the first time a complete and adequate explanation. Let this work now go its way where it will and become what Providence determines; it is finished, and we believe it to be enduring, because it is strong, like all that is reasonable and conscientious. Contents: Introduction The Candidate The Pillars Of The Temple The Triangle Of Solomon The Tetragram The Pentagram Magical Equilibrium The Fiery Sword Realization Initiation The Kabalah The Magic Chain The Great Work Necromancy Transmutations Black Magic Bewitchments Astrology Charms And Philtres The Stone Of The Philosophers – Elagabalus The Universal Medicine Divination Summary And General Key Of The Four Secret Sciences

Transcendental Magic

Author: Eliphas Levi
Publisher: Weiser Books
ISBN: 1609253914
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This is Eliphas Levi's (1810-1875) best-known book. This work arguably made Levi THE most influential writer on magic since the Renaissance. Originally issued in French, the English translator is A.E. Waite and it is doubtful that anyone else could have better captured the essence of Levi's work. The book is divided in two parts; the first is theoretical, the second practical. This is a fascinating and often debated work involving a discussion that covers almost the entire realm of Ritual and High Magic.

Monetary Magic How The Fed Improved The Flexibility Of The U S Economy

Author: Tamim Bayoumi
Publisher: International Monetary Fund
ISBN:
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Extending recent theoretical contributions on sources of inflation inertia, we argue that monetary uncertainty accounts for sluggish expectations adjustment to nominal disturbances. Estimating a model in which rational individuals learn over time about shifts in U.S. monetary policy and the Phillips curve, we find strong evidence that this link exists. These results bring into question the standard approach for evaluating monetary rules by assuming unchanged private sector responses, help clarify the role of monetary stability in reducing output variability in the United States and elsewhere, and tell a subtle and dynamic story of the interaction between monetary policy and the supply side of the economy.

Flute Magic Third Edition

Author: TIM CRAWFORD
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 1609743466
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This book contains 20 chapters addressing everything from the origin and design of the Native American flute to a method for learning to play the instrument and read its music. Together with the fingering exercises presented in eight lessons, a number of tunes are included for both the five and six-hole Native American flute. Old standards, indigenous music, and original compositions are presented, meeting the needs of beginning to advanced players. This useful and practical guide to the Native American flute is suitable for either individual or classroom instruction.

Generalized Musical Intervals And Transformations

Author: David Lewin
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199759944
Size: 65.86 MB
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David Lewin's Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations is recognized as the seminal work paving the way for current studies in mathematical and systematic approaches to music analysis. Lewin, one of the 20th century's most prominent figures in music theory, pushes the boundaries of the study of pitch-structure beyond its conception as a static system for classifying and inter-relating chords and sets. Known by most music theorists as "GMIT", the book is by far the most significant contribution to the field of systematic music theory in the last half-century, generating the framework for the "transformational theory" movement. Appearing almost twenty years after GMIT's initial publication, this Oxford University Press edition features a previously unpublished preface by David Lewin, as well as a foreword by Edward Gollin contextualizing the work's significance for the current field of music theory.

Divine Magic

Author: Doreen Virtue
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 9781401919603
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You have natural magical abilities that can elevate your life to a whole new level, as well as heal and help your loved ones and clients. The original teacher of this Divine magic was an Egyptian sage named Hermes Trismegistus. His teachings, called "Hermetics," were only taught verbally or in very cryptic writings. In 1908, three Hermetic students wrote these teachings in a book called The Kybalion. Yet, this book was still difficult to understand because of its archaic and confusing language. Now in Divine Magic, Doreen Virtue presents a clearly edited version of The Kybalion, written in understandable and modern language. She gives comments and practical suggestions based upon her own success in using Hermetic teachings for healing and manifestation. With Divine Magic, you can master your moods, release negativity, manifest new levels of abundance, and attract wonderful opportunities in all areas of your life. Includes a meditative audio download!

Unicorn Magic

Author: Kitty Bishop, Ph.D.
Publisher: BalboaPress
ISBN: 1452500010
Size: 80.71 MB
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Unicorn Magic teaches you about the true nature of unicorns, why people are now remembering them, and their purpose for returning to this planet at this time. Included in this book are messages, meditations and exercises to help you heal your heart and discover and manifest your soul's purpose. You will find out more about the psychic children, what they have come to teach us and how healing your heart chakra with these powerful tools can lead to an increase in joy, prosperity and success in your life. You will discover 8 unicorn signs and symbols and how to decode messages in numerology. This book will also teach you how to use past lives as a healing modality, how to use quantum physics to discover the ultimate nature of reality and how to use hermetics to understand the vibrational qualities of the elementals, including fairies, mermaids, and sylphs. The teachings in this book will transform your life!

The First King Of Shannara

Author: Terry Brooks
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405515651
Size: 55.59 MB
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***50 MILLION TERRY BROOKS COPIES SOLD AROUND THE WORLD*** THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES IS NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES 'Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world' Philip Pullman After the terrible misuse of magic during the First War of the Races, the Druids at Paranor devoted themselves to the study of the old sciences. But dark forces were on the move from the Northlands, and it was left to Bremen and those few who supported him in his work with the arcane arts to stand against the enemy's seemingly-invincible Troll army. For at the heart of the evil tide was an archmage and former Druid named Brona... Using the special skills he had acquired through his own study of Magic, Bremen was able to penetrate the huge camp of the Troll army and learn many of its secrets. And he immediately understood that if the peoples of the Four Lands were to escape eternal subjugation they would need to unite. But, even when united, they would need a weapon, something so powerful that the evil magic of Brona, the Warlock Lord, would fail before its might... Praise for Terry Brooks: 'A master of the craft . . . required reading' Brent Weeks 'I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the years' Patrick Rothfuss, author of The Name of the Wind 'I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara' Peter V. Brett, author of The Painted Man 'If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy' Christopher Paolini, author of Eragon The original Shannara trilogy: THE SWORD OF SHANNARA THE ELFSTONES OF SHANNARA (now a major TV series: THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES) THE WISHSONG OF SHANNARA