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the Bible in various languages, the minister satisfied himself, by trials of their capacity, that devils are well skilled in languages, and understand Latin, and Greek, and even Hebrew; though he fell upon one inferior Indian C. Mather's Memorable Providences, p. 34, ed. 1689 language which the daemons did not seem so well to understand. Experiments were made, with unequal success, to see if devils can know the thoughts of others and the inference was that all devils are not alike Chap XIX.t would give opportunities of terrible vengeance. In the family of Samuel Parris, his daughter, a child of nine years, and his niece, a girl of less than twelve, began to have strange caprices. He that will read Cotton Mather's Book of Memorable Providences, may Chap. XIX.} read part of what these children suffered: and Tituba, an Indian female servant, who had practised some wild Hale, 24. mcantations, being betrayed by her husband, was 1692. scourged by Parris, her master, into confessi