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Two years later another contemporary pointed out that 'all that Sir Henry Spelman
hath writ in his book [De rum temerandis ecclesiis] . . . hath hitherto made no very
great converts, though it hath been reprinted five times'. Nor, as Bishop Burnet ...
He or she who hath it (through fear) is moved to convey it to some place where it
may soon be found; and then flyeth out a report that such a cunning man hath
caused it to be brought again'.3 So when a fifteenth-century London housewife ...
... being forbidden by her husband to give him anything, she did forbear, and hath
not given him anything above twice or thrice since about a fortnight after
Michaelmas last; and she saith that within three or four months last past she hath
in her ...
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The Magic of the Medieval Church
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