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" The reason is easie, for as that sexe is frailer than man is, so is it easier to be intrapped in these grosse snares of the divell, as was overwell prooved to be trew, by the serpent's deceiving of Eve at the beginning, which makes him the homelier with... "
Sporting Scenes and Sundry Sketches: Being the Miscellaneous Writings of J ... - Page 109
by J. Cypress - 1842
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A Collection of Rare and Curious Tracts on Witchcraft and the Second Sight ...

David Webster - Literature - 1820 - 183 pages
...can be the cause that there are twentie women given to that craft where, there is one man ? EPI. — The reason is easie, for as that sexe is frailer than man is, so is it easier to be intrapped in these grosse snares of the divell, as was overwell prooved to be trew,...
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A Collection of Rare and Curious Tracts on Witchcraft and the Second Sight ...

David Webster - Literature - 1820 - 183 pages
...can be the cause that there are twcnlie women given to that craft where there is one man ? EFI.—The reason is easie, for as that sexe is frailer than man is, so is it easier to be intrapped in these grosse snares of the divell, as was overwell prooved to be trew,...
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The London Magazine, Volume 5

1822
...passions of the fair sex, and their more general fickleness of nature ; while King James declares that, " The reason is easie : for as that sexe is frailer than man is, so is it easier to be entrapped in these grouse snares of the divell, as was over well found to be trew...
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Sketches of the Reformation and Elizabethan Age: Taken from the Contemporary ...

John Oliver Willyams Haweis - England - 1844 - 323 pages
...his works, do yet nevertheless make secret pacts and cove* " I'hilonuitliim. What can be the cause that there are twenty women given to that craft where there is one man \ Epistemon. The reason is easy : that sex is frailer .... 1'liil. Then bairns may not be spared ! Epist. Yea, not a hair." —...
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Sketches of the Reformation and Elizabethan Age: Taken from the ..., Volume 5

John Oliver Willyams Haweis - England - 1844 - 323 pages
...nevertheless make secret pacts and cove• " Philomathes. What can be the cause that there are twentywomen given to that craft where there is one man? Epistemon. The reason is easy: that sex is frailer.... Phil. Then bairns may not be spared 1 Epiť(. Yea, not a hair."—King...
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The Devil in Britain and America

John Ashton - Devil - 1896 - 363 pages
...put mee in memory of, by speaking of Women. What can be the cause that there are twentie women giuen to that craft, where there is one man ? ' Epistemon....easie, for, as that sexe is frailer than man is, so is it easier to be intrapped in these grosse snares of the Diuell, as was ouer well proued to be true,...
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Some Literary Eccentrics

John Fyvie - Authors, English - 1906 - 296 pages
...given to this strange craft there can be found twenty women, the sage Epistemon cheerfully replies— ' The reason is easie; for as that sexe is frailer than man is, so is it easier to be intrapped in these grosse snares of the Divell, as was over well proved to be true...
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 56

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Sheppard Dashiell, Harlan Logan - American periodicals - 1914
...man than on the conduct of the woman. "What can be the cause," King James I asks in his "Demonology," "that there are twenty women given to that craft where there is only one man?" And he goes on to answer his question by showing the decisive hold which Satan obtained...
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Witchcraft in Scotland

Brian P. Levack - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1992 - 390 pages
...that eraft, where there is one nun? " of which circomstance he oilers the fullowing quaint solutinn: "The reason is easie, for as that sexe is frailer than man is, so it is easicr to he i nt rapped in these grossc snares of the Divell, as was ower well proved to he true hy...
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Understanding Macbeth: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical ...

Faith Nostbakken, William Shakespeare - Drama - 1997 - 235 pages
...print to deny, that there can be such a thing as Witch-craft. [1] PHILO|MATHES|. What can be the cause that there are twenty women given to that craft, where there is one man? EPI|STEMON|. The reason is easy, for as that sex is frailer than man is, so is it easier to be entrapped in these gross snares...
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