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Quotation by John Gaule
Every old woman with a wrinkled face, a furr'd brow, a hairy lip, a gobber tooth, a squint eye, a squeaking voice, or a scolding tongue ... a dog or cat by her side, is not only suspected but pronounced for a witch.
John Gaule (fl. 1640–1660), British Vicar of Great Stoughton, Huntingdonshire, England. Sermons on Witchcraft (June 30, 1646).
On the activities of Witch-Finder General Matthew Hopkins.
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