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  • Wilde made himself the apostle of this new cult.
  • Wilde, Chaldaean Astrology up to date (1901); R.
  • Trent"), "The Soul and the Stars," in the Universit y Magazine, 1880 (reprinted in Dobson and Wilde, Natal Astrology, 1893); Abel Haatan, Traite d'astrologie judiciaire (Paris, 1825); Fomalhaut, Manuel d'astrologie spherique et judiciaire (Paris, 1897).
  • Trent") insisted indeed that it was a mistake to confuse astrology with fortune-telling, and maintained that it was a "physical science just as much as geology," depending like them on ascertained facts, and grossly misrepresented by being connected with magic. Dr Garnett himself looked upon the study of biography in relation to the casting of horoscopes as an empirical investigation, but it is difficult in practice to keep the distinction clear, to judge by present-day text-books such as those of Dr Wilde (Primer of Astrology, &c.).
  • Dr Wilde insists on there being "nothing incongruous with the laws of nature in the theory that the sun, moon and stars influence men's physical bodies and conditions, seeing that man is made up of a physical part of the earth."
 

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