Judge Sewall S Apology

Author: Richard Francis
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 1841156779
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In Judge Sewall's Apology, Richard Francis draws on the judge's own diaries, which enables us to see the early colonists not as grim ideologues, but as flesh-and-blood idealists, striving for a new society while coming to terms with the ...

The North Shore Literary Trail

Author: Kristin Bierfelt
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1614235333
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The diary of Samuel Sewall not only narrates the homely activities of Boston in
the evening of the theocracy...but it unconsciously reveals the transformation of
the English Puritan to the New England Yankee. ... in the witch trials and his
public expression of regret years later are the subject of two recent biographies,
Judge Sewall's Apology: The Salem Witch Trials and the Forming of an American
Conscience by Richard Francis (2005) and Salem Witch Judge: The Life and
Repentance ...

Vexed With Devils

Author: Erika Gasser
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479831794
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... were not only bewitched but possessed by devils, this invalidated their
testimony (see Willard, Some Miscellany Observations, 7–11). 117. M. Halsey
Thomas, ed., The Diary of Samuel Sewall, 1674–1729, vol. 1 (New York: Farrar,
Straus and Giroux, 1973), 284. 118. Sewall's apology came five years later, in
1697 (see Richard Francis, Judge Sewall's Apology: The Salem Witch Trials and
the Forming of an American Conscience [New York: Fourth Estate/Harper Collins,
2005], chap.

A Storm Of Witchcraft

Author: Emerson W. Baker
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199385149
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Sewall, Diary, 1:354, 6 (quotes); William DeLoss Love, The Fast and
Thanksgiving Days of New England (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1895), 265; Acts
and Resolves of Massachusetts Bay, 7:531. 61. Acts and Resolves of
Massachusetts Bay, 7:532–33 (quote); Richard Francis, Judge Sewall's Apology:
The Salem Witch Trials and the Forming of an American Conscience (New York:
HarperCollins, 2005), 176–77; Mather, Diary, 1:211–12. 62. Sewall,Diary, 1:362 (
quote). 63. Sewall notes ...

The Penguin Book Of Witches

Author: Katherine Howe
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698141849
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Devil's Snare, 198. 2. A full account of Sewall's apology and evolving political
positions on such prescient issues as slavery and theequality ofthe sexescanbe
foundinRichard Francis, Judge Sewall's Apology: The Salem Witch Trials andthe
Forming of an American Conscience (NewYork: Harper, 2005). 3. Transcribed
fromthe University of Virginia's online Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive
and ...

The Old Spring

Author: Richard Francis
Publisher: Tindal Street Press
ISBN: 9781906994228
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The patrons of a local pub reminisce about their present problems, past mistakes, and fears of the future, from Frank who worries about his failed marriage, to Dawn who loves a man fatally injured in a car crash, to Father Thomas who has ...

Nsan Haklar

Author: Thomas Paine
Publisher: İletişim Yayınları
ISBN: 9750523296
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Fransız Devrimi’nin cumhuriyetçi ve demokrat dalgasının İngiliz parlamenter monarşi düzenini yıkmasından korkan Edmund Burke’ün 1789 devrimini itibarsızlaştırmak için yazdığı kitaba verilmiş güçlü bir yanıttır ...

Salem Witchcraft And Cotton Mather

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form of thought of these writers, letting the Devil into the case ; and that was
enough, from the nature of things, in the then state of wild superstition and the
blind delusions of the popular mind, to give to spectral evidence the controlling
sway it had in the Salem trials, and would necessarily have, every where, when
introduced at all. In a Postscript to Oases of Conscience, Increase Mather says
that he hears that ' ' some have taken "upa notion," that there was something
contradictory ...