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JAMA. 1931;96(17):1430-1431. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720430080045.
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Murray, J. A.: Etymological and Historical Dictionary of the English Language.
Weekley: Etymological Dictionary of Modern English.
The use of u for v and of v for u occurs frequently in Chaucer: 1374, "by my saucion" for "salvation"; 1384, in two successive sentences Chaucer uses: sauacion and savacion; 1400, the Roman saluateur "in manner saluatour of the people"; later, "salvatours."
Hollander, E.: Anekdoten der medizinischen Weltgeschichte, p. 55.
William Lilly, born in 1602 at Deseworth, Leicestershire, England, died in 1681, astrologer, read Ars-Natoria, which taught him the doctrine of the magical circle and the methods of invoking spirits.
Nicholas Culpeper, 1616-1654, London, England, writer and astrologer, knew Latin and Greek, studied medical writers, was apprenticed to an apothecary, and in 1640 set himself up as astrologer and physician in Red Lion Street, Spitale Fields, England.
Quack-Astrologer, Sidrophel Vapulans; or the (J. Chapman) Quack-Astologer tossed in a Blanket by the Author of Medicaster Medicatus; printed by Jno. Nutt Hall, 1699.


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