1. “What should be said about old women who are supposed to fly about through the air and hold dances at night? Several magistrates are accustomed to observe rather gloomily that the kind of law and good sense required, according to the definition of the Ancyra synod, are those that apply to the case of those many women with minds controlled by an evil spirit. And thus the Parlement of Paris, if those women were guilty of nothing else, was used to absolve them and dismiss the case.”


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