[The words of the Consecration of the Host:]
HOC EST ENIM CORPUS MEUM. FOR THIS IS MY BODY.
1620s, Hocas Pocas, common name of a magician or juggler, a sham-Latin invocation used in tricks, probably based on a perversion of the sacramental blessing from the Mass, Hoc est corpus meum "This is my body." The first to make this speculation on its origin apparently was English prelate John Tillotson (1630-1694).
I will speak of one man ... that went about in King James his time ... who called himself, the Kings Majesties most excellent Hocus Pocus, and so was called, because that at the playing of every Trick, he used to say, Hocus pocus, tontus tabantus, vade celeriter jubeo, a dark composure of words, to blinde the eyes of the beholders, to make his Trick pass the more currantly without discovery. [Thomas Ady, "A Candle in the Dark," 1655] Online Etymology Dictionary>>>>>
The folk etymology is however traced to a sermon by John Tillotson, delivered in 1694, which states ‘In all probability those common juggling words of hocus pocus are nothing else but a corruption of hoc est corpus, by way of ridiculous imitation of the priests of the Church of Rome in their trick of transubstantiation’, which exemplifies the stock figure of the conjuring priest, even if Tillotson goropizes. Jesuits and Philosophasters: Robert Burton’s Response to the Gunpowder Plot
Hocus Pocus or Hocas Pocas is a bigoted remark made a long time ago by nasty English Protestants. The bigoted remark took hold and many who use the blasphemous words do not understand the origin of the remark. Some of course do - the enlightened ones - and they still use it today in the same way it was used back then.
"I'm Bypassing the 'Hocus Pocus' of the United Nations" ~ Obama
10 OCTOBER 2019
Hocus Pocus is a Blasphemous remrk used by the wicked to attack the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.
So why would RAD TRADS at Gloria TV use such wicked words?
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