Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary :
1. magic \'maj-ik\ n. 1 a: the use of means (as charms or spells) believed to have supernatural power over natural forces. b: magic rites or incantations. 2 a: an extrodinary power or influence seemingly from a supernatural force. b: something that seems to cast a spell. 3 : the art of producing illusions by slight of hand.
2. Magic adj. 1 :of or relating to magic. 2 a: having seemingly supernatural qualities or powers. b : giving a feeling of enchantment - magical
3. Magic vt. Magicked; Magicking: to affect or influence by magic : BEWITCH
Magic is the art of putting into action the power of spirits; the science or art of producing preternatural effects by the medium of supernatural means, or the aid of departed spirits, or the occult powers of nature. A belief in magic is to be reckoned among the earliest growths of human thought. It is everywhere present, in greater or lesser degree.
BLACK MAGIC: Magic proper, or that division of it which in former times fell into the hands of unofficial persons, or was practiced with malefic intentions.
CELESTIAL MAGIC: A supernatural power which gave to spirits a kind of dominion over the planets, to the planets an influence over man.
SUPERSTITIOUS OR GOETIC MAGIC: The invocation of devils or demons involving the supposition of some tacit or express agreement between them or human beings.
WHITE MAGIC: Magic practised for the benefit of others.
MERLIN (Myrddhin) legendary wizard and bard of Arthurian romance. A prince of enchanters of the time of the saxon invasion of england. He was the son of a damsel seduced by a fiend, but Blaise baptized the infant and rescued it from the power of satan. He died spellbound by his mistress Vivian in a hawthorn bush.
It is the little rift within the lute
Ibid. Merlin and Vivien.
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