A Colonial Witch: Being a Study of the Black Art in the Colony of Connecticut

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Baker & Taylor Company, 1897 - Connecticut - 307 pages
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Page 182 - There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch, or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.
Page 169 - Whilst some men strive ill-gotten goods t" embrace, And others spend their time in base excess Of wine, or worse, in war and wantonness. Let them that list these pastimes still pursue, And on such pleasing fancies feed their fill ; So I the fields and meadows green may view, And daily by fresh rivers walk at will Among the daisies and the violets blue, Red hyacinth and yellow daffodil, Purple narcissus like the morning rays, Pale gander-grass and azure culver-keys.
Page 188 - What are these, So wither'd, and so wild in their attire ; That look not like the inhabitants o...
Page 187 - There in a gloomy hollow glen she found A little cottage, built of stickes and reedes In homely...
Page 182 - A man also or woman that hath a familiar spirit, or that is a wizard, shall surely be put to death : they shall stone them with stones ; their blood shall be upon them.
Page 167 - Lord ! who hath praise enough ? Nay, who hath any ? None can express thy works, but he that knows them ; And none can know thy works, they are so many And so complete, but only he that owes them...
Page 234 - God and man, and that by his instigation and help, thou hast in a preternatural way afflicted and done harm to the bodyes...
Page 184 - If any man or woman be a Witch, (that is) hath, or consulteth with a Familiar spirit, they shall be put to death.
Page 3 - A Colonial Witch Being a Study of the Black Art in the Colony of Connecticut By FRANK SAMUEL CHILD, author of "An Old New England Town," ** The Colonial Parson of New England,
Page 310 - Sent postpaid on receipt of the price by the Baker & Taylor Co., publishers, 5 and 7 East Sixteenth street, New York.

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