• Dance of Death - The Astrologer
    Dance of Death - The Astrologer
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t. & i Astrologize To apply astrology to; to study or practice astrology.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In astrology, synastry is the comparison of natal charts to forecast how people will interact.
    • astrologize To practise astrology.
    • astrologize To ascertain by means of astrology. Also spelled astrologise.
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  • Jim Critchfield
    Jim Critchfield
    “Venus is now astrologically square with Pluto. That means there isn't a hip planet left.”
  • Voltaire
    “Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy; the mad daughter of a wise mother.”


In literature:

I never did like astrology.
"Berry And Co." by Dornford Yates
Or do you study geometry or astrology?
"The Memorable Thoughts of Socrates" by Xenophon
This is the origin of Astrology.
"History Of Ancient Civilization" by Charles Seignobos
Dances of many different kinds were connected with traditional myths, astrological superstitions, and the phallic worship.
"Myth and Science" by Tito Vignoli
Hence arose the whole host of diviners, astrologers, soothsayers, and oracles.
"Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II" by Charles Upham
The correspondence was taken verbatim from a ten-cent book on astrology; I got tired, and handed the letters over to my wife.
"From the Bottom Up" by Alexander Irvine
The pseudo-science of astrology, seeking to tell commonplace fortunes by the stars.
"The Vision of Sir Launfal" by James Russell Lowell
And I, with an earthy intellect groping behind the winged love of the woman, think that she refers to some of M. Picot's mystic astrologies.
"Heralds of Empire" by Agnes C. Laut
To which are added Essays on the Jewish Sabbath and Astrology.
"Other Worlds" by Garrett P. Serviss
He was a photographer who dressed like an astrologer.
"A Mummer's Tale" by Anatole France
The great misfortune of the astrologers is that the sky has changed since the rules of the art were established.
"Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary" by Voltaire
According to the doctrines of astrology the influence of Saturn was malign.
"The Northmen, Columbus and Cabot, 985-1503" by Various
They think it also necessary that he should understand all the mechanical arts, the physical sciences, astrology and mathematics.
"Ideal Commonwealths" by Various
Astrology is in no sense religion, and I must leave it with these few remarks.
"The Religious Experience of the Roman People" by W. Warde Fowler
Stevenson was once asked by a mousing astrologer to state the date of his birth.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13" by Elbert Hubbard
In addition, he had mastered the geographical system of the ancients and their astrology.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
The beginnings of astrological theory are probably to be recognized at a very early period.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
An astrologer gave him a name and outlined his future destiny by reference to the stars.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
As time passed on the priests joined the practice of astrology to that of magic.
"A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1" by Georges Perrot
Add to this the even more potent belief of the people in astrology.
"India, Its Life and Thought" by John P. Jones

In poetry:

Second Astrologer.
Such recompense becomes Belshazzar's bounty.
Let the king speak the secret of his soul;
Which heard, his humble creatures shall unfold.
"Belshazzar. A Sacred Drama" by Hannah More
The astrologers did all alike presage
My uncle's dying in extreme old age;
One only disagreed. But he was wise,
And spoke not till he heard the funeral cries.
"On The Astrologers (From The Greek)" by William Cowper
Stars they are, wherein we do read our history
As astrologers and seers of eld;
Yet not wrapped about with awful mystery,
Like the burning stars, which they beheld.
"Voices Of The Night : Flowers" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Persons of the Drama :--
Belshazzar, King of Babylon.
Nitocris, the Queen-Mother.
Courtiers, Astrologers, Parasites.
Daniel, the Jewish Prophet.
Captive Jews, &c. &c.
"Belshazzar. A Sacred Drama" by Hannah More
The astrologer at her elbow (a Leo)
Picked his trip-date by the stars.
The is gratified by the absence of icecakes.
He'll be rich in a year (and he should know)
Selling the Welsh and English mothers
Nativities at two and six.
"On Deck" by Sylvia Plath
Merry in sooth! Astronomy was then
Astrology, the chemist's craft again
Was alchemy, and every crone grown old
Died as a witch, and you or I, sad fate!
Had given to fat Mass John our scantiest gold
For his old gown to mask us at heaven's gate!
"Merry England" by William Bell Scott

In news:

According to my reading of the astrological omens, you now have an extraordinary ability to restore any part of your soul that got hurt or stolen or lost.
Because according to my interpretation of the astrological omens, you would benefit from the shock of literally hearing how your mind works.
Send "Brezsny's Astrology Nov 29-Dec. 5, 2012" to a friend.
According to my reading of the astrological omens, you now have an extraordinary ability to restore any part of your soul that got hurt, stolen or lost.
But judging from your astrological omens, I don't think you will have to resort to magic tricks like that to stimulate your good fortune.
Judging from the current astrological omens, Scorpio, I'm thinking it would be a good time for you to do some almost equally pithy things.
Risa is Founder & Director of the Esoteric & Astrological Studies & Research Institute, a contemporary Wisdom School studying the Alice Bailey teachings.
Could it be some astrological phenomenon.
Astrology -Based Investment Firm Was, Shockingly, a Ponzi Scheme.
The gathering, held every four years, provides an important opportunity for an array of astrologers to exchange new knowledge, especially related to current events, said Shelley Ackerman, astrologer and publicity director for the conference.
Tom Ford Believes in Astrology .
But the astrologer predicted Philbin was destined to become "a household name in America," and said he would have "great success.
Today on the show we had a major "What would You Do" about a baby left in a car, also what would you change about men if you could and Astrologer Maria Shaw ran down the horoscopes for the weekend and next week.
Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast for December 7, 2011.
A rare astrological event called the 'Transit of Venus ' will occur this week.

In science:

This last affirmation smacks simply of defamation though it is interesting, nonetheless, to try to understand why religion for Sokal (and Bricmont) is a pseudoscience in the same way that astrology is.
The Latest on the Sokal Affair: Beyond Three Extremisms
It had been revised at the end of the 17th Century to its current meaning (many dictionaries still retain the astrological understanding of the word too).
Planetesimals To Brown Dwarfs: What is a Planet?
Most definitions of astronomy mention something about stars, including, we guess, the offering this morning from a student in Physics 20A, who described astronomy and astrology as two different ways of studying the stars.
Astrophysics in 2006
And no, his request for additional points on a paper that mentioned only astrology as the sub ject matter of the course is not likely to be granted.
Astrophysics in 2006
That the characteristic time scales for changes are given as 1 − 4 minutes for the sun (Vazquez Ramio et al.) and 8 − 10 minutes for other stars (Regulo et al.) reflects, we suspect, some difference in definition (perhaps an astrological one), not excessive solar haste.
Astrophysics in 2006
Noise traders may be speculators who base their action on astrology, on “fengshui”, or on some “random number generators”.
Modeling Market Mechanism with Minority Game
The original author is thought to have been an 8 th century astronomer and astrologer called Messahalah of Alexandria and was probably written in Arabic.
John Ellard Gore: of immensity and minuteness
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