THE SECOND PART
TREATING ON THE METHODS BY WHICH THE WORKS OF WITCHCRAFT ARE WROUGHT AND
DIRECTED, AND HOW THEY MAY BE SUCCESSFULLY ANNULLED AND DISSOLVED
Resolved in but two Questions, yet these are divided into many Chapters.
Of those against whom the Power of Witches availeth not at all.
Of the several Methods by which Devils through Witches Entice and Allure
the Innocent to the Increase of that Horrid Craft and Company.
Of the Way whereby a Formal Pact with Evil is made.
How they are Transported from Place to Place.
Here follows the Way whereby Witches copulate with those Devils known
Witches commonly perform their Spells through the Sacraments of the
Church. And how they Impair the Powers of Generation, and how they may Cause
other Ills to happen to God's Creatures of all kinds. But herein we except
the Question of the Influence of the Stars.
How Witches Impede and Prevent the Power of Procreation.
How, as it were, they Deprive Man of his Virile Member.
Of the Manner whereby they Change Men into the Shapes of Beasts.
How Devils may enter the Human Body and the Head without doing any Hurt,
when they cause such Metamorphosis by Means of Prestidigitation.
Of the Method by which Devils through the Operations of Witches sometimes
actually possess men.
Of the Method by which they can Inflict Every Sort of Infirmity, generally
Ills of the Graver Kind.
Of the Way how in Particular they Afflict Men with Other Like Infirmities.
How Witch Midwives commit most Horrid Crimes when they either Kill
Children or Offer them to Devils in most Accursed Wise.
Here followeth how Witches Injure Cattle in Various Ways.
How they Raise and Stir up Hailstorms and Tempests, and Cause Lightning
to Blast both Men and Beasts.
Of Three Ways in which Men and Women may be Discovered to be Addicted
to Witchcraft: Divided into Three Heads: and First of the Witchcraft of
The Methods of Destroying and Curing Witchcraft
Introduction, wherein is Set Forth the Difficulty of this Question.
The Remedies prescribed by the Holy Church against Incubus and Succubus
Remedies prescribed for Those who are Bewitched by the Limitation of
the Generative Power.
Remedies prescribed for those who are Bewitched by being Inflamed with
Inordinate Love or Extraordinary Hatred.
Remedies presribed for those who by Prestidigitative Art have lost their
Virile Members or have seemingly been Transformed into the Shapes of Beasts.
Prescribed Remedies for those who are Obsessed owing to some Spell.
Prescribed Remedies; to wit, the Lawful Exorcisms of the Church, for all
Sorts of Infirmities and Ills due to Witchcraft; and the Method of
Exorcising those who are Bewitched.
Remedies prescribed against Hailstorms, and for animals that are
Certain Remedies prescribed against those Dark and Horrid Harms with
which Devils may Afflict Men.
"The Malleus Maleficarum"
was transcribed by
Wicasta Lovelace and
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