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The admirable history of the posession and conuersion of a penitent woman Seduced by a magician that made her to become a witch, and the princesse of sorcerers in the country of Prouince, who was brought to S. Baume to bee exorcised, in the yeare 1610, in the moneth of Nouember, by the authority of the reuerend father, and frier, Sebastian Michaëlis, priour of the couent royall of S. Magdalene at Saint Maximin, and also of the said place of Saint Baume. Who appointed the reuerend father, Frier Francis Domptius, Doctor of Diuinity, in the Vniuersity of Louaine, ... for the exorcismes and recollection of the acts. All faithfully set down, and fully verified. Wherunto is annexed a pneumology, or discourse of spirits made by the said father Michaëlis, ... Translated into English by W.B.
by Michaelis, Sébastien, 1543?-1618.Get full text
The yovng-mans second vvarning-peece, or, A miracle of mercies being a true relation of the horrible suggestions and tentations, wherwith Satan assaulted me A. W. stationer of London : wherby he prevailed so far, as to force me to sin grosly, and to despaire fearfully, in so much that he brought me near unto the making of my selfe away, many and sundry ways, from the which the Lord in mercy delivered me : and therefore as a testimony of my thankfullnesse to God, and love to my brethren and former sinfull associats, I have thought good to publish in print, both the manner and time of my conflict and also of my delivery.
by Wildgoos, Anthony.Get full text
A sad, amazing and dreadful relation of a farmer's wife, near Wallingford in Barkshire who abusing her husband, for selling cor[n] cheap to the poor, and wishing, the dev[il] might thrash, the next day found him thrashing in the barn, and was by him thrown o[n] the mow, remaining there in a pitious manne[r] not to be removed, feeding on the ears o[f] corn, and refusing all other food. With her description of the devil; ho[w] he vanished from her, and a great quantit[y] of corn he had thrashed was found black an[d] burned.
Imprint 1697Get full text
A wakening call, or, An alarm from heaven to the wise and foolish virgins wherein the vices of this age is laid open and bewail'd, the sublety of Satan discover'd in his temptations in several particulars ... : likewise there is discovered the nature of regeneration or the new birth, in several particulars ... /
by Sikes, George.Get full text
A strange but true narrative of the delusion of the devil at a late Quakers meeting, on one John Thurston. How he was seduced to turn Quaker, and possessed by an evil spirit and of a tempation he had to cut his own throat, and how he was preserved therefrom and several passages which happen'd to him in the time of his delusion /
by Robinson, William, fl. 1678.Get full text