Agrippa, Heinrich Cornelius - The Philosophy of Natural Magic – Chapter 04 - Numbers
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
The Philosophy of Natural Magic, by Henry Cornelius Agrippa, L. W. de Laurence ed.
CHAPTER IV. - Of a Three-Fold Consideration of the Elements.
There are, then, as we have said, four Elements, without the perfect knowledge whereof we can effect nothing in Magic. Now each of them is three-fold, that so the number of four may make up the number of twelve; and by passing by the number of seven into the number of ten, there may be a progress to the supreme Unity, upon which all virtue and wonderful operation depends.