Chapter 35: A Pitiful Incident

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Chapter 35: A Pitiful Incident
There are actually two pitiful incidents in this chapter. The first occurs when a mob is chasing a woman and her children whom they accuse of being a witch. The woman is burned at the stake and the train of slaves is warmed by her pyre. The second incident is a poor woman that had stolen a swatch of cloth to sell so that she might feed her child. She is hanged. Thus was English justice.
 
 
 

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