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Life is the farce which everyone has to perform.Arthur Rimbaud
Ancient Greek (kapnos), “‘smoke’”).
- 1610, Vives in J. Healey Saint Augustine of the Citie of God
- Diuination generally was done by diuers means...by smoake, Capnomancy.
- 1897, Three Bks Occult Phil. lvii. (Agrippa)
- To these is also added Capnomancy, so called from smoke, because it searcheth into the flame and smoke; and thin colors, sounds and motions when they are carried upright, or on one side, or round...
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