The previous tales are retold of the witchcraft episodes of 1692, within which many folks, regularly girls, have been accused, arrested and/or imprisoned as witches. at the least 19 have been hanged, one guy was once pressed to demise, others approximately drowned or in a different way brutally tormented as witches. those tales are extra to and bolstered via different, related anecdotes from Germany, England, southeastern U.S. "hoodooism" and voodooism, and so on.
Two narrative, ballad-like poems are integrated one of the stories.
Additionally, this e-book has scattered all through it, in addition to its conceal artwork and frontis, 22 electronic restorations of the unique sketches, lithographs, and images that have been integrated within the publication in the course of its unique book. those comprise: the birthplace of Hawthorne (The Scarlett Letter), the "House of 7 Gables," the "Witch House," and several other fashionable neighborhood members reminiscent of Endicott, George Peabody, and Joseph Peabody. additionally incorporated are outdated pictures of the Essex Institute, Peabody Academy of technological know-how, and a number of other destinations that have old value to today.
Further integrated are tales and a few historic history approximately influential Salem founders and households, a lot of whose descendents nonetheless reside within the sector this present day.
This booklet is an interesting take-along for someone drawn to studying approximately witchcraft from a old point of view; tales of the Salem accused "witches" and "witnesses" and the following trials; and a very good newbie old primer for a person drawn to a concise review of Salem heritage as much as 1892.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Story of Salem Witchcraft
Tale of an Apple Dumpling (poem)
Witchcraft in Maine
Witchcraft in Lancashire
A New Hampshire Witch Story
Witchcraft in Sweden
John Humble's journey and the Witches' Sabbath
Witchcraft in Germany
Tales and Reminiscences
Voudoo or Hoodooism
The awesome Memoranda of M. de l. a. Harper
Old mom Shipton's Prophecies
Theories Respecting Witchcraft
Old and New Salem (Part I)
The Peabody Family
Old and New Salem (Part II)
Places of Interest
Read or Download Witchcraft Illustrated - Witchcraft to be Understood; Facts, Theories, and Incidents with a Glance at Old and New Salem and its Historical Resources PDF
Similar mysticism books
Guiding the reader throughout the levels of mystical prayera solution to create a residing courting with the Divine in the heartthis publication attracts upon Christian and Sufi resources equivalent to St. Teresa of Avila, Attâr, St. John of the move, and Rûmî. Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee describes the levels of prayer: how prayer is first born of desire, yet then takes one deep in the center, into the levels of union and ecstasy.
Remark pardonner à son collègue, à son enfant, à sa femme ou à son mari, à l'autre? Et à soi-même ? remark trouver los angeles paix ? Pardonner veut-il dire oublier ? remark concilier justice et pardon ? Le pardon, selon man Gilbert, est un " paintings de vivre " pour le croyant comme pour l'incroyant, pour ceux qui veulent rester jusqu'au bout un homme ou une femme de bonne volonté en évitant l'écueil de los angeles haine, de l. a. vengeance, de l. a. rancune et du remords qui " te bouffent los angeles fee, le foie et le gésier ".
This publication is anxious with the paintings of understanding your hope. It supplies an account of the mechanism utilized in the creation of the noticeable international. it's a small booklet yet now not mild. there's a treasure in it, a basically outlined street to the belief of your desires. Written by way of Neville Goddard (At Your Command, Out of This World).
Miracles are strong stories that fluctuate your existence for the higher. also they are moments of serious studying. within the e-book, I write approximately ninety one miracles that experience occurred in my existence; every one supporting me to develop into unstuck, and circulate ahead and triumph over my very own resistances and the entire hindrances, demanding situations, genuine and imaginary, put in entrance of me.
- The Sorcerer: Magick, Power and Mysticism
- Dark Night of the Soul
- Esoteric Course of Kabbalah
- Amma's pearls of wisdom (French Edition)
Additional resources for Witchcraft Illustrated - Witchcraft to be Understood; Facts, Theories, and Incidents with a Glance at Old and New Salem and its Historical Resources
Witchcraft Illustrated - Witchcraft to be Understood; Facts, Theories, and Incidents with a Glance at Old and New Salem and its Historical Resources