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This short history meets that earnest desire it gives the origin, growth, and death of the hideous monster it gives dates, courts, and names of places, jurors, witnesses, and those hanged it names and explains certain "men and things" that are concomitant to the trials, with which the reader nuiy not be conversant and which are necessary to the proper setting of the trials in one's mind it compasses the salient features of witchcraft history, so that the story of the 1692 "delusion" may be garnered and entert... More >>>Note that, unfortunately, not all my books can be downloaded due to the restrictions of copyright. However, most of the books on this site do not have copyright restrictions. If you find any copyright violation, please contact me at . I am very attentive to the issue of copyright and try to avoid any violations, but on the other hand to help all fans of magic to get access to information.
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Category 1:  Witch Hunts
Category 2:  Wicca and Witchcraft
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Author:      Martin Van Buren Perley
Format:      eBook
This short history meets that earnest desire it gives the origin, growth, and death of the hideous monster it gives dates, courts, and names of places, jurors, witnesses, and those hanged it names and explains certain "men and things" that are concomitant to the trials, with which the reader nuiy not be conversant and which are necessary to the proper setting of the trials in one's mind it compasses the salient features of witchcraft history, so that the story of the 1692 "delusion" may be garnered and entertainingly rehearsed.

The careful reader may discover, between the lines, in questions, in answers, and in the strange exhibitions, the real state of mind pervading all, which has been mildly characterized as a "delusion" also he may be able to compare the Mosaic, the 1692, and the modern spirit manifestations, and advantageously determine for himself what is worth while in modern spiritualism, mindreading, clairvoyance, mesmerism, and the rest.

Though men of education, religion, titled dignity, and official station, of the professions and the 61ite, were responsible for the horrible cataatrophy, and in one instance or more forced the yeoman jurors to convict (who at the end signed recantations and expressed their grief), -- religion and education must not be undervalued a religious education will yield the highest type of manhood.