Fasting Girls

Fasting Girls

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"[...]o'clock on Thursday afternoon (Dec. 16), she kept talking to herself. I could not understand whether she was speaking Welsh or English. Up to that time I could understand her. She pointed her fingers at some books; I gave her one, but she took no notice of it; she was not able to read it. Both parents were then told the girl was dying." Repeatedly they were begged to withdraw the nurses, and again and again they refused, saying there was no occasion-that she had often been in that way, that it was not from want of food, etc. The girl became weaker and weaker; low, muttering delirium ensued, and on the 17th of December, 1869, at about half-past three o'clock, P.M., the "Welsh Fasting Girl" died, actually starved to[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507701063
  • 9781507701065

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33 ratings
2.93 out of 5 stars
5 6% (2)
4 24% (8)
3 42% (14)
2 12% (4)
1 15% (5)
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