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" ... is at once flatly to contradict the revealed word of God, in various passages both of the Old and New Testament: and the thing itself is a truth to which every nation in the world hath in its turn borne testimony, either by examples seemingly well... "
Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature ... - Page 224
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An Introduction to the Science of the Law: Shewing the Advantages of a Law ...

Frederick Ritso - 1815 - 262 pages
...a truth to which every nation in the world hath, in its turn, borne testimony, either by examples, seemingly well attested, or by prohibitory laws, which...the possibility of a commerce with evil spirits*." There is, indeed, no doubt that this odious and cruel prejudice has reigned in every climate of the...
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An Appeal from the Judgments of Great Britain Respecting the United States ...

Robert Walsh - 1819 - 574 pages
...nation in the world, hath, in its turn, borne testimony, by either examples seemingly well attested, or prohibitory laws, which at least suppose the possibility of a commerce with eYil spirits." PART I. lions immediately succeeding, overlooked their own physical v^-v-^' weakness...
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The Extraordinary Affliction, and Gracious Relief of a Little Boy: Supposed ...

James Heaton - 1822 - 286 pages
...is a truth to which every nation in the world hath in its turn borne testimony, either fcy examples seemingly well attested, or by prohibitory laws which...the possibility of a commerce with evil spirits." (Blackstone's Commentaries. Vol. iv. p. 60. 10th Ed. 1787.) " So many laws argue so many sins," whether...
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A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional ..., Volume 6

Nathan Dane - 1824 - 768 pages
...world hath, in its turn, borne testimony, by either examples, seemingly well attested, or prohibatory laws, which at least suppose the possibility of a commerce with evil spirits;" and the law of God is express, observes this judge, that " thou shall not suffer a witch to live ;"'...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone - 1825 - 576 pages
...is a truth to which every nation in the world hath in it's turn borne testimony, either by examples seemingly well attested, or by prohibitory laws ; which at least suppose the possibility of commerce with evil spirits. The civil law punishes with death not only the sorcerers themselves, but...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another], Volume 4

sir William Blackstone - 1825 - 584 pages
...is a truth to which every nation in the world hath in it's turn borne testimony, either by examples seemingly well attested, or by prohibitory laws ; which at least suppose the possibility of commerce with evil spirits. The civil law punishes with death not only the sorcerers themselves, but...
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Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volume 100, Part 1; Volume 147

1830 - 736 pages
...itself is a truth to which every nation in the world has in its turn borne testimony, either by examples seemingly well attested, or by prohibitory laws, which...suppose the possibility of a commerce with evil spirits. The civil law punishes with death not only the sorcerers themselves, hut also those who consult them,...
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Lectures on the Acts of the Apostles

John Brewster - 1830 - 602 pages
...nation in the world hath in its turn borne testimony, by either examples seemingly well attested, or prohibitory laws, which at least suppose the possibility of a commerce with evil spirits. Wherefore it seems the most eligible way to conclude, with an ingenious writer of our own (Mr. Addison,...
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Lectures on Witchcraft: Comprising a History of the Delusion in Salem, in 1692

Charles Wentworth Upham - 1831 - 316 pages
...is a truth to which every nation in the world hath in its turn, borne testimony, either by examples seemingly well attested, or by prohibitory laws, which at least suppose the possibility of commerce with evil spirits.' It is related, in White's Natural History of Selborne, that the people...
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Lectures on Witchcraft, Comprising a History of the Delusion in Salem, in 1692

Charles Wentworth Upham - 1831 - 280 pages
...is a truth to which every nation in the world hath in its turn, borne testimony, either by examples seemingly well attested, or by prohibitory laws, which at least suppose the possibility of commerce with evil spirits.' A systematic effort seems to have been made during the 16th century to...
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