The Legacy of Purgatory: The Continuing English Eschatological Controversy

The Legacy of Purgatory: The Continuing English Eschatological Controversy

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Date: August 2006
Creator: Machen, Chase E.
Description: This work examines particular attributes of the purgatorial phenomena from pre-Christian history of the Indo-European world to the Early Modern Period of England. An attempt has been made to identify and concentrate attention upon examples which provide the most significant and penetrating look into this evolution. For example, a portion of this paper attempts to determine just how widespread purgatorial customs were throughout England and the various types of community that supported these beliefs pre and post Reformation. By comparing life before and after the reigns of Henry and Edward a conclusion is reached that reveals the Protestant Reformation in England stripped the laity of a fundamental instrument they needed to support their religiosity and custom. This becomes evident in further years as some of those same customs and rituals that had been considered anathema by Protestants, slowly crept back into the liturgy of the new religion. Strong evidence of this is provided, with a strong emphasis placed upon late seventeenth and early eighteenth century death eulogies, with a section of this paper being devoted to the phenomena of the Sin-Eater.
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Jonathan Swift as a Satirist

Jonathan Swift as a Satirist

Date: August 1939
Creator: Holcomb, Sallie B. (Couch)
Description: This thesis presents a the satire of Jonathan Swift's writings framed within the context of the historical events and conditions as they existed during his lifetime.
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Children, Adolescents, and English Witchcraft

Children, Adolescents, and English Witchcraft

Date: December 2005
Creator: Martin, Lisa A.
Description: One area of history that historians have ignored is that of children and their relationship to witchcraft and the witch trials. This thesis begins with a survey of historical done on the general theme of childhood, and moves on to review secondary literature about children and the continental witch trials. The thesis also reviews demonological theory relating to children and the roles children played in the minds of continental and English demonologists. Children played various roles: murder victims, victims of dedication to Satan, child-witches, witnesses for the prosecution, victims of bewitchment or possession, and victims of seduction into witchcraft. The final section of the thesis deals with children and English witchcraft. In England children tended to play the same roles as described by the demonologists.
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Emotional Tendencies of Children as Expressed in their Verse

Emotional Tendencies of Children as Expressed in their Verse

Date: August 1939
Creator: Kisinger, Katherine
Description: This study analyzes the verse created for and about children so that it can be determined how emotions are addressed. American and English poetry from between the years 1600 and 1800 served as the study focus.
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Experiment Station Record, Volume 13, 1901-1902

Experiment Station Record, Volume 13, 1901-1902

Date: 1902
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: Volume provides abstracts of agricultural experiments conducted during the year. Also includes statistics, convention reports, bulletins, and bibliographies. Name and subject indexes start on page 1113.
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General Index to Experiment Station Record, Volumes 51 to 60, 1924-1929

General Index to Experiment Station Record, Volumes 51 to 60, 1924-1929

Date: March 1933
Creator: U.S. Department of Agriculture. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: A topical, alphabetically arranged index to volumes 51-60 including experiment station records, publications reviewed, and foreign publications. In has a list of all editorial notes from the referenced volumes.
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Experiment Station Record, Volume 05, 1893-1894

Experiment Station Record, Volume 05, 1893-1894

Date: 1895
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: Volume provides abstracts of agricultural experiments conducted during the year. Also includes statistics, convention reports, bulletins, and bibliographies. Name and subject indexes start on page 1109.
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General Index to Experiment Station Record Volumes 13-25, 1901-1911

General Index to Experiment Station Record Volumes 13-25, 1901-1911

Date: June 27, 1913
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: A topical, alphabetically arranged index to volumes 13-25 including experiment station records, publications reviewed, and foreign publications. In has a 'Consolidated Table of Contents' which lists all editorial notes and publications of the experiment stations and Department of Agriculture from the referenced volumes
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Experiment Station Record, Volume 20, 1908-1909

Experiment Station Record, Volume 20, 1908-1909

Date: 1909
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: Volume provides abstracts of agricultural experiments conducted during the year. Also includes statistics, convention reports, bulletins, and bibliographies. Name and subject indexes start on page 1201.
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General Index to Experiment Station Record Volumes 01-12, 1989-1901 and to Experiment Station Bulletin Number 2

General Index to Experiment Station Record Volumes 01-12, 1989-1901 and to Experiment Station Bulletin Number 2

Date: 1903
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: A topical, alphabetically arranged index to volumes 1-12 including experiment station records, publications reviewed, and foreign publications. It has a 'Consolidated Table of Contents' which lists all editorial notes and publications of the experiment stations and Department of Agriculture from the referenced volumes.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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