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Sorcery


Sorcery is the summoning (see Conjuration) of supernatural powers or spirits through incantations, evocations. Sorcery usually concerns black magic and is performed by s sorcerer for personal gain or for the personal gain of the one paying for his services. This is considered low magic by most magicians. A.G.H.


Source:

Drury, Nevil. The Watkins Dictionary of Magic. London. Watkins Publishing. 2005. p. 266

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