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" These horrid excesses may be believed, when we reflect on the age of ignorance and barbarism in which they were certainly too often practised. He was at length, for a state crime against the Duke of Brittany, sentenced to be burnt alive in a field at... "
La Belle Assemblée - Page 106
1812
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La Belle assemblée: or, Bell's court and fashionable magazine, Volume 5

1812
...them for the sake of llii-ir blood, which was requisite to form his charms and incantations. Theae horrid excesses may be believed, when we reflect on...they were, certainly, but too often practised. He wan, at length, for a state crime against the Duke of Brittany, sentenced to be burnt alive in a field...
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The Hermes; a literary, moral and scientific journal

...attach themselves to him, and afterwards killed them for the sake of their blood, which was requisite to form his charms and incantations. — > These horrid excesses may be believed, When we reflect on thai a^e of ignorance and barbarity, in which they were certainly but too oftf n practised. — He...
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The Actor's Budget: Consisting of Monologues, Prologues, Epilogues, and ...

William Oxberry - Theater - 1824 - 379 pages
...may be believed 'when we-reflect on tha fi^eof ignorance and barbarism in whfeh they were:certainly, too often practised. He was at length, for a state crime against the Duke of Britanny, sentenced to be burnt alive in a ffold at Nantz, rn 1440; bat the Duke ot Brittanny, who...
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