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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 2 0 Browse Search
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ting-house; and she, too, was cried out upon, and sent to prison. The subject grew interesting; and, to examine Sarah Cloyce and Elizabeth Procter, the deputy-governor, April 11 and five other magistrates, went to Salem. It was a great day; several ministers were present. Parris officiated; and, by his own record, it is plain that he himself elicited every accusation. His first witness, John, the Indian servant, husband to Tituba, was rebuked by Sarah Cloyce, as a grievous liar. Abigail Williams, the niece to Parris, was also at hand with her tales: the prisoner had been at the witches' sacrament. Struck with horror, Sarah Cloyce asked for water, and sank down in a dying fainting fit.—Her spirit, shouted the band of the afflicted, is gone to prison to her sister Nurse. Against Elizabeth Procter, the niece of Parris told stories yet more foolish than false the prisoner had invited her to sign the devils book. Chap. XIX.} Dear child, exclaimed the accused in her agony, it 16