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nded Cotton Mather's Mem. Prov. as just, made a discovery of the wicked instrument of the devil. The culprit was evidently a wild Irish woman, of a strange tongue. Goodwin, who John Goodwin's Account. made the complaint, had no proof that could have done her any hurt; but the scandalous old hag, whom some thought crazed in her intellectuals, was bewildered, and made strange answers, which Cotton Mather were taken as confessions; sometimes, in excite ment, using her native dialect. One Hughes testi- Chap. XIX.} fled that, six years before, she had heard one Howen say she had seen Glover come down her chimney. It was plain the prisoner was a Roman Catholic, she had never learned the Lord's prayer in English; she could repeat the paternoster fluently enough, but not quite correctly: so the ministers and Goodwin's family had the satisfaction of getting her condemned as a witch, and executed. Here, it was Goodwin, 48, 49. proclaimed, was food for faith. So desperately wicked is