Theology bears the same relation to science that the black art does to chemistry, that magic does to mathematics.
I don't think this is a case of the black art or anything of the sort.
The good brother, who persisted in preaching the end of the world, was strongly suspected of dealing in the black art.
I know more or less about black art, but that series of rooms is too much for me.
Had I a thousand daughters, by heaven I'd as soon have them taught the black art as their alphabet!
She was advised to consult a man who was an adept in the black art.
He was a mighty man, and thoroughly skilled in the black art.
I'd as soon have them taught the black art as their alphabet!
"It's a lady climbing a ladder," he announced composedly and drew back his sleeve to reveal this sample of black art.
The books which instruct in the black art are known as 'black books.'