Harper's New Monthly Magazine,  11 (1885–86), 651–56.

Editor's Drawer



Regular Feature, Anecdote, Drollery


Superstition, Spiritualism, Supernaturalism

    Remarks ironically that the belief of the New England pilgrim fathers in 'witches and the like' is 'justly called superstitious by an age and a city [i.e. Boston] given over to spiritism, clairvoyance, mind cure, "materialization", and other certainties' (652).

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