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" Nothing in nature could better represent the jerks, than for one to goad another alternately on every side with a piece of red-hot iron. The exercise commonly began in the head, which would fly backwards and forwards, and from side to side, with a quick... "
Phantasmata: or, Illusions and fanaticisms of Protean forms, productive of ... - Page 499
by Richard Robert Madden - 1857
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The Kentucky Revival: Or, A Short History of the Late Extraordinary Out ...

Richard McNemar - Church polity - 1808 - 119 pages
...principal of these,' were the rolling exercise, the jerks and the barks. 1 . The rolling exercise which consisted in being cast down in a violent manner, doubled with the head and feet together, and rolled over and over like a wheel, or stretched in a prostrate manner, turned swiftly over and...
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A General History of the Baptist Denomination in America: And ..., Volume 2

David Benedict - Baptists - 1813
...was \\\& jerks. "Nothing in nature could better represent this strange and unaccountable operation, than for one to goad another, alternately on every...with a piece of red-hot iron. The exercise commonly began in the head, which would fly backward and forward, and from side to side, with a quick jolt,...
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A view of religions

Hannah Adams - 1823
...in nature," says another writer, '* could better represent this strange and unaccountable operation, than for one to goad another alternately on every...with a piece of red-hot iron. The exercise commonly began in the head, which would fly backward and forward, and from side to side, which the person would...
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Familiar dialogues on Shakerism: in which the principles of the United ...

Fayette Mace, Shaker Collection (Library of Congress) - 1838 - 120 pages
...which I have just hinted. The principal of these were the rolling exercise, the jerks, and the barks. The rolling exercise consisted in being cast down...violent manner, doubled with the head and feet together, and rolled over and over, like a wheel, or stretched, in a prostrate manner, turned swiftly over and...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 14

1847
...Influence of the Imagination over the Nervous System.) gives this account of their course and progress : '"At first appearance these meetings exhibited nothing...with a piece of red-hot iron. The exercise commonly began in the head, which would fly backwards and forwards, and from side to side, with a quick jolt,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61

Scotland - 1847
...the Imagination over the Nervous System,) gives this account of their course and progress: — " ' At first appearance these meetings exhibited nothing...head and feet together, or stretched in a prostrate mariner, turning swiftly over like a dog. Nothing in nature could better represent the jerks, than...
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Historical Collections of Ohio: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - Mormons - 1847 - 581 pages
...apologist. He says, " Nothing in nature could better represent this strange and unaccountable operation, than for one to goad another, alternately on every side, with a piece of red hot iron. The exercise commonly began in the head, which would fly backward and forward, and from...
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Letters on the truths contained in popular superstitions

Herbert Mayo - 1849
...of which there would be an unusual outery, some bursting out into loud ejaculations of prayer, etc. "'The rolling exercise consisted in being cast down...with a piece of red-hot iron. The exercise commonly began in the head, which would fly backwards and forwards, and from side to side, with a quick jolt,...
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Historical Collections of Ohio: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Ohio - 1849 - 599 pages
...apologist. He says, " Nothing in nature could better represent this strange and unaccountable operation, than for one to goad another, alternately on every side, with a piece of red hot iron. The exercise commonly began in the head, which would fly backward and forward, and from...
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Buffalo Medical Journal, Volume 4

Medicine - 1849
...apologist He says : " Nothing in nature could better represent this strange and unaccountable operation, than for one to goad another, alternately on every side, with a piece of red hot iron. The exercise commonly began in the head, which would fly backward and forward, and from...
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