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" At the bottom of the stone there is : Here lies ELIZABETH OXENHAM the mother of the said John, who died sixteen years since, when such a bird with a white breast was seen about her bed before her death. "
Dartmoor, a descriptive poem, with notes by W. Burt - Page 197
by Nicholas Toms Carrington - 1826
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The (Kirby's) Wonderful and scientific (eccentric) museum, Volume 6

Kirby's wonderful and eccentric museum - 1820
...were divers witnesses, both squires aud ladies, whose names were engraved on the stone. This stone was to be sent to a town hard by Exeter, where this happened." Gentleman's Magazine, n 86. p. 999A SUBTERRANEAN FIRE DISCOVERED ON DIGGING A WELL. AT Antignac, a...
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The collected poems of ... N.T. Carrington, ed. by H.E. Carrington

Nicholas Toms Carrington - 1834
...little after, and such a bird was seen fluttering about his head a little before he expired, which vanished afterwards, " Here lies Elizabeth Oxenham,...churches. The accidental appearance of this bird at Oxenham, attracted thither by the light in the sick chamber, or by some other cause, may have given...
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The British Admirals: With an Introductory View of the Naval ..., Volume 3

Robert Southey - Admirals - 1834
...since, when such a bird with a white breast was seen about her bed before her death.' ** To- all these there be divers witnesses, both squires and ladies,...sent to a town hard by Exeter, where this happened. Were you here I could raise a choice discourse with you hereupon."— Epistohe Ho-Elian^i book i. sec....
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 212

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1862
...since, when such a bird with a white brest was seen about her bed before her death.' "To all these thcr be divers witnesses, both squires and ladies, whose...This stone is to be sent to a town hard by Exeter wher this happcu'd. Wore you here, I could raise a choice discoui * with yon hereupon. So hoping to...
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The Gentleman's Magazine

Early English newspapers - 1862
...death.' "To all these ther be divers witnesses, both squires and ladies, whose names are engraven npon the stone. This stone is to be sent to a town hard by Exettr wher this bappen'd. Wore you here, I could raise a choice discours with you hereupon. So hoping...
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Walks and Talks about London

John Timbs - London (England) - 1865 - 310 pages
...a white breast fluttering about the bed : witnesses' names were engraven on the stone, which " was to be sent to a town hard by Exeter, where this happened." Rackstrow was also a statuary, and had Sir Isaac Newton's Head for a sign : his museum consisted of...
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Glimpses of the Supernatural: Being Facts, Record and Traditions ..., Volume 1

Frederick George Lee - Spiritualism - 1875
...monuments in late years by so-called " Church Restorers," this is not to be wondered at. "To all these there be divers witnesses both squires and ladies,...is to be sent to a town hard by Exeter where this happen'd. Were you here, I could raise a choice discours with you hereupon. So hoping to see you the...
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The Other World: Or, Glimpses of the Supernatural. Being Facts ..., Volume 1

Frederick George Lee - Spiritualism - 1875
...monuments in late years by so-called " Church Restorers," this is not to be wondered at. " To all these there be divers witnesses both squires and ladies,...is to be sent to a town hard by Exeter where this happen'd. Were you here, I could raise a choice discours with you hereupon. So hoping to see you the...
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The Western Antiquary, Volume 1

William Henry Kearley Wright - Cornwall (England : County) - 1882
...monument commemorating several examples o the omen, and he gives the inscriptions on it. He adds that " this stone is to be sent to a town hard by Exeter where this happened." Dr. Lee cites, in addition to this, a rare pamphlet in the British Museum (Press Mark, E., 205, 9),...
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Epistolae Ho-Elianae: The Familiar Letters of James Howell ..., Volume 2

James Howell - England - 1890
...years since, when such a Bird with a white breast was seen about her bed before her death. To all these there be divers witnesses, both Squires and Ladies,...is to be sent to a Town hard by 'Exeter, where this happen'd. Were you here, I could raise a choice Discourse with you hereupon. So, hoping to see you...
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