Salem Witchcraft: Comprising More Wonders of the Invisible World
Samuel Page Fowler
H. P. Ives and A. A. Smith, 1861 - Witchcraft - 450 pages
"New England has met a dreadful enemy. Whether the witches have been the cause of our miseries; or whether a zeal, governed by blindness and passion and led by precedent, has not herein precipitated us into far greater wickedness than any have yet been proved against those that suffered: To be able to distinguish aright in this matter, to which of these two to refer our miseries, is the design of the present work." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved).
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Page 153 - Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: and be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
Page 206 - We grope for the wall like the blind, and we grope as if we had no eyes: we stumble at noonday as in the night; we are in desolate places as dead men.
Page 172 - What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God most high? I beseech thee, torment me not. 29 (For he had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man: for oftentimes it had caught him; and he was kept bound with chains, and in fetters ; and he brake the bands, and was driven of the devil into the wilderness...
Page 405 - Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath : neither give place to the devil.
Page 278 - GLAD should I have been, if I had never known the Name of this Man : or never had this occasion to mention so much as the first Letters of his Name.
Page 409 - When a mans ways pleafe the Lord, he maketh even his Enemies to be at peace with him.
Page 248 - Endeavours of our honourable Rulers, to detect the abominable Witchcrafts which have been committed in the Country; humbly praying that the discovery of these mysterious and mischievous Wickednesses, may be perfected.
Page 322 - William and Mary, by the grace of God of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, King and Queen, defenders of the faith...
Page 289 - Only he gave in a paper to the jury ; wherein, although he had many times before granted, not only that there are witches, but also that the present sufferings of the country are the effects of horrible witchcrafts, yet he now goes to evince it, " That there neither are, nor ever were witches, that having made a compact with the devil can send a devil to torment other people at a distance.