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" Here lies hard by James Oxenham, the son of the said John, who died a child in his cradle a little after, and such a bird was seen fluttering about his head a little before he expired, which vanished afterwards. "
Dartmoor, a descriptive poem, with notes by W. Burt - Page 197
by Nicholas Toms Carrington - 1826
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A select collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, with anecdotes ...

Select collection - 1806
...young man, in whose chamber, as he was struggling with the pangs of death, a bird with a white breast was seen fluttering about his bed, and so vanished. " Here lies also Mary Oxenham, sister of the above John, who died the next day, and the same apparition was in the room." Another...
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The (Kirby's) Wonderful and scientific (eccentric) museum, Volume 6

Kirby's wonderful and eccentric museum - 1820
...young man, in whose chamber, as he was struggling with the pangs of death, a bird with a white breast was seen fluttering about his bed, and so vanished. ' Here lies also, Mary Oxenham, sister of the said John, who died the next day, and the same apparition was seen in the room. ' Here...
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The British Admirals: With an Introductory View of the Naval ..., Volume 3

Robert Southey - Admirals - 1834
...young man, in whose chamber, as he was struggling with the pangs of death, a bird, with a white breast, was seen fluttering about his bed, and so vanished....day, and the same apparition was seen in the room,' " Then another sister is spoke of. Then " ' Here lies hard by James Oxenham, the son of the said John,...
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Ainsworth's Magazine, Volume 9

William Harrison Ainsworth - Popular literature - 1846
...fluttering about his bed, and so vanished. " ' Here also lies Mary Oxenham, the sister of the said Jolm, who died the next day, and the same apparition was seen in her room.' " Then another sister is spoke of. " ' Here lies hard by, James Oxenham, the son of the...
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Notes & Queries

William White - Questions and answers - 1862
...pangs of death, • bird with a white breast was seen fluttering about his bed and so vanish'd. " ' Here lies also Mary Oxenham, the sister of the said...hard by, James Oxenham, the son of the said John, who dyed a child in his cradle n little after, and auch a bird was seen fluttering about his head a little...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 212

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1862
...fluttering about his bed and so vanish'd. " ' Here lies also Mary Oxenham, the GENT. MAG. VOL. CCXII. sister of the said John, who .died the next day, and...hard by, James Oxenham, the son of the said John, who dyed a child in his cradle a little after, and such a bird was seen fluttering alxmt his head a little...
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Bygone days in Devonshire and Cornwall, with notes of existing superstitions ...

Mary Elizabeth Whitcombe - 1874
...the pangs of death, a bird with a white brest was seen fluttering about his bed, and so vanish'd.' ' Here lies also Mary Oxenham, the sister of the said...hard by, James Oxenham, the son of the said John, who dyed a child in his cradle a little after, and such a bird was seen fluttering about his head a little...
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Glimpses of the Supernatural: Being Facts, Record and Traditions ..., Volume 1

Frederick George Lee - Spiritualism - 1875
...young man, in whose chamber as he was struggling with the pangs of death, a Bird with a White Breast was seen fluttering about his bed, and so vanished....hard by, James Oxenham, the son of the said John, who dyed a child in his cradle a little after, and such a Bird was seen fluttering about his head a little...
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The Other World: Or, Glimpses of the Supernatural. Being Facts ..., Volume 1

Frederick George Lee - Spiritualism - 1875
...young man, in whose chamber as he was struggling with the pangs of death, a Bird with a White Breast was seen fluttering about his bed, and so vanished....hard by, James Oxenham, the son of the said John, who dyed a child in his cradle a little after, and such a Bird was seen fluttering about his head a little...
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English Folk-lore

Thomas Firminger Thiselton Dyer - England - 1878 - 290 pages
...pangs of death, a bird with a white breast was seen fluttering about his bed, and so vanish'd. " ' Here lies also Mary Oxenham, the sister of the said...hard by, James Oxenham, the son of the said John, who dyed a child in his cradle a little after. And such a bird was seen fluttering about his head a little...
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