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" ... did, in an extraordinary manner, afflict them with such distempers as their bodies were most subject to, as particularly appeared in these children; for he conceived, that these... "
The Retrospective Review - Page 117
1822
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A Discourse Touching Provisions for the Poor

Sir Matthew Hale - 1716 - 588 pages
...appeared in thefe Children -, for he conceived, that thefe fwooning Fits were Natural, and nothing elfe but that they call the Mother, but only heightened to a great excefs by the fubtilty of the Devil, co-operating with the Malice of thefe which we term Witches, at...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 98

1853 - 678 pages
...early times, — from the days of Sir Thomas Brown, upon whose evidence that natural diseases ' were heightened to ' a great excess by the subtilty of the devil co-operating with ' the malice of these we term witches, at whose instance he doth ' these villanies," Sir Matthew Hale convicted two poor...
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The New Wonderful Museum, and Extraordinary Magazine:: Being a Complete ...

William Granger - 1805 - 648 pages
...BEFORE JUSTICE HALBj AT BURY ST. EDMONDS. 1609 that thefe fwooning fits were natural, and nothing elfe but that they call the mother, but only heightened to a great excefs by the fubtilty of the devil, co-operating with the malice of thefe which we term witches, at...
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A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ..., Volume 6

Thomas Bayly Howell - 1816 - 822 pages
...most subject to, as particularly appcnred in these children; for he conceived, that these swooning fits were natural, and nothing else but that they...mother, but only heightened to a great excess by the suhtilty of the devil, cooperating with the malice of these which we term witches, at whose instance...
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Retrospective Review, Volume 5

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1822 - 392 pages
...pretended to be bewitched, and found that, when their eyes were covered, they played off their fits, 8tc. at the touch of some other person, whom they mistook...readers to Vulgar Errors, Book icx xi. ; B. vc xxii. 19. and B. vii. c. xii. Very different was the conduct of Chief Justice Holt, nor are the obligations...
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The London Magazine, Volume 5

1822 - 734 pages
...as particularly appeared in the children of Dorothy Dunent; for he conceived, that these swounding fits were natural, and nothing else but that they...with the malice of these which we term witches, at u-hose instance lie doth the villainies."* This at once decided the point, in the minds of all but...
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Remarks on the legality and expediency of prosecutions for religious opinion ...

Jonathan Duncan - 1825 - 274 pages
...most subject to, as particularly appeared in these children, for he conceived that these swooning (its were natural, and nothing else but that they call the mother, but only height* ened to a great excess by the subtilty of the devil, co-operating with the malice of these...
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Sir Thomas Browne's Works: Memoirs of Sir Thomas Browne. Domestic ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1836 - 602 pages
...subject to, — at particularly appeared in these children ; for he conceived, that these swooning fits were natural, and nothing else but that they...subtilty of the devil, co-operating with the malice of those which we term witches, at whose instance he doth these villanies." of the law which made witchcraft...
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Celebrated Trials of All Countries : and Remarkable Cases of Criminal ...

John Jay Smith - 1836 - 620 pages
...these children; for he conceived, that these swooning fits were natural, and nothing else than what they call the mother, but only heightened to a great excess by the subtlety of the devil, co-operating with the malice of these whom we term witches, at whose instance...
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Witch Stories

1861 - 460 pages
...most subject to, as particularly appeared in these Children ; for he considered that these swooning Fits were Natural, and nothing else but that they...Witches, at whose instance he doth these Villanies." Such an argument as this was then held quite as pertinent and irresistible as would now be the evidence...
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