Definition of Thaumaturgy:
mojo, bewitchery, voodooism, sortilege, conjuration, witchcraft, devilry, sorcery, supernatural, conjuring, bewitchment, necromancy, witchery, ensorcellment, witching, black magic, theurgy, wizardry, diablerie, enchantment, alchemy, magic.
The Professor appeared on the stage with a splendid reputation for previous thaumaturgy, with all the crucibles and chemicals around him that money could buy, with an audience before him that was gaping to see the last wonder of science: but on applying the flame that was to set all ablaze with happiness and glory, behold!- "History of American Socialisms", John Humphrey Noyes.
- "Modern Saints and Seers", Jean Finot.
The erratic manifestations of the religious spirit throughout Asia, constantly breaking out in various forms and figures, in thaumaturgy, mystical inspiration, in orgies and secret societies, have always disquieted these Asiatic States, yet, so far as I can ascertain, the employment of force to repress them has always been justified on administrative or political grounds, as distinguishable from theological motives pure and simple.- "Studies in Literature and History", Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall.