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" The experiment being tried, the staff fell to the southwest, and in that direction he bent his steps, travelling to Woburn, where he offered the widow Wyman his hand. "
History of the Town of Hampton, New Hampshire: From Its Settlement in 1638 ... - Page 590
by Joseph Dow - 1894
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New England Family History: A Magazine Devoted to the History of ..., Volume 3

Henry Cole Quinby - New England - 1910
...Tradition was saying seventy-five years ago that he resolved to be governed in his choice of a second wife by the direction in which his staff held perpendicularly...the floor, should fall when dropped from his hand. He tried the experiment and the staff fell toward the southwest and thitherwards he fared forth. Having...
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New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the ..., Volume 1

William Richard Cutter - New England - 1914 - 2149 pages
...time constable, and selectman nine years. It is said that after the death of his first wife, when he determined to marry again, he resolved to be governed...his hand. The experiment being tried, the staff fell to the southwest, and in that direction he bent his steps, travelling to Woburn, where he offered the...
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