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Page 115 - And he shewed me Joshua the high priest standing before the Angel of the Lord, and Satan standing at his right hand to resist him. And the Lord said unto Satan, "The Lord rebuke thee, O Satan; even the Lord that hath chosen Jerusalem rebuke thee: is not this a brand plucked out of the fire?
Page 120 - He spake of Judas Iscariot the son of Simon : for he it was that should betray him, being one of the twelve.
Page 309 - Let darkness and the shadow of death stain it; let a cloud dwell upon it; let the blackness of the day terrify it. As for that night, let darkness seize upon it; let it not be joined unto the days of the year, let it not come into the number of the months.
Page 184 - Parris's house, as he had promised me ; we went therefore into the alehouse, where an Indian man attended us, who it seems was one of the afflicted ; to him we gave some cider ; he showed several scars that seemed as if they had been long there, and showed them as done by witchcraft, and acquainted us that his wife, who also was a slave, was imprisoned for witchcraft.
Page 57 - Howe'er you come to know it, answer me: Though you untie the winds and let them fight Against the churches; though the yesty waves Confound and swallow navigation up; Though bladed corn be lodged and trees blown down; Though castles topple on their warders...
Page 279 - ... you are a liar; I am no more a witch than you are a wizard, and if you take away my life, God will give you blood to drink.
Page 242 - ... told me, if I would not confess, I should be put down into the dungeon and would be hanged, but if I would confess I should have my...
Page 294 - And the soul that turneth after such as have familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go a whoring after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people.
Page 183 - After an examination of the prisoners, who it was afflicted these girls, etc., they were put upon saying the Lord's Prayer as a trial of their guilt. After the afflicted seemed to be out of their fits, they would look steadfastly on some one person, and frequently not speak ; and then the justices said they were struck dumb, and after a little time would speak again : then the justices said to the accusers, 'Which of you will go and touch the prisoner at the bar'?' Then the most courageous would...