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The Darker Superstitions of Scotland Illustrated from History and Practice (Paperback) Loot Price: R552
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The Darker Superstitions of Scotland Illustrated from History and Practice (Paperback): John Graham Dalyell
The Darker Superstitions of Scotland Illustrated from History and Practice (Paperback): John Graham Dalyell

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The Darker Superstitions of Scotland Illustrated from History and Practice (Paperback)

John Graham Dalyell

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1834 Excerpt: ...himself on account of his negligence.--"For, Robert Greirsoun and Johnne Fien stuid on his left hand, and the said Robert fand grit falt with the devill, and cryit out, that all quhilk were besyd him mycht heir, because his hienes' pictour wes nocht gewin thame, as wes promesit: --Effie M'Calyane remembrand and bidand the said Robert Greirson to spoil' for the pictour, meining his hienes' pictour, quhilk suld haif bene roistit. Robert Greirsoun said, 'quhair is the thing he promeisit?' meining the pictour of walx dewysit for roisting and vndoing of his hienes' persoun, quhilk Agnes Sampsoun gaif to him: and Robert cryit to haif the turne done. Yet his Irenes' name wes nocht nameit, quhill they that wer wemen nameit him, craifand in playne termes his hienes' pictour. Bot he answerit, it sould be gottin the nixt meitting: and that he wald hald the nixt assembly for that caus the soner--it wes nocht reddie at that tyme. Robert Greirsoun answerit, 'he promeisit twyis and begylit ws, ' and sum honest lyk wemen wer very ernist and instant to haif it: and the said Barbara Naipar and Effie Macalyane gat than ane promeis of the devill, that his hienes' pictonr sould bene gottin thame twa, and that rycht sone: --and this mater of his 1 initios' pic tour wes the caus of that assemblie, in taikin quhairof, the dewill commandit the said Barbara and all his company to keip his commandementis, quhilk wes to do all the ewill they could." mously. Various examples are quoted by Douce, Illustrations of Shakspeare, v. i. p. 48. Besides the incidents occurring at this notable convocation, sonic other facts appear from the evidence taken in various judicial investigations, illustrating the special province of Satan on similar occasions. Eufame Macalyane was convicted &quo...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: John Graham Dalyell
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 164
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-44544-0
Barcode: 9781231445440
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Books > Humanities > History
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Books > History > General
LSN: 1-231-44544-0

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