Notes and Queries Volume 7

Notes and Queries Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...hands, and pesently the Exnt recovered again. Jone Coward. Joane Coward de Warha, spinster- xx, To appear and give evidence at the next assizes agnt Ma. Sheapheard. The Exam of Ann Trew, single woman, of Wareham, taken upon Oath as aforsl1. Who sayth, y' on y 16"1 of March last past she saw Mary Shep. come into y house of Joh. Gillingame, and likewise saw Ed. Gillingame come down bare-footed very well, without any lamnesse or sickness at all, and p'sently after y" sayd Mary Shep. had pulled on the legginge upon the legge of yc sd Ed. Gill., he felljnstantly both lame and sick. Further, this Exnt asked the sd Ed. Gill, (in the time of his sickness) what Ma. Shep. did unto him, who answered, she did put her hand upon his thigh. Ann Tbew. Anne Trew de Warhii, spinster-- xx, To appear and give evidence at next assizes agnt M. Shepheard. I should like to know if the effect of her supposed sorcery could be attributed to mesmerism. The document in my possession appears to be original, as Jone Coward's signature is in a dif-ferent hand to that of the examination. J. C. M. Spetisbury. 8T. AUGUSTIN AND BAXTER. I am not aware that any author has pointed out a remarkable coincidence in the Confessions of St. Augustin and of Baxter: "Divers sins I was addicted to, and oft committed against my conscience, which, for the warning of others, I will here confess to my shame. I was much addicted to the excessive and gluttonous eating of apples and pears, which, I think, laid the foundation of the imbecility and flatulency of my stomach To this end, and to concur with naughty boys that gloried in evil, I have oft gone into other men's orchards and stolen the fruit, when I had enough at home. _.... These were my sins in my childhood, as to...show more

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  • Paperback | 622 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 32mm | 1,093g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236651928
  • 9781236651921