Bishops in Bonds
Spiritualism, Charlatanry, Religion
Begins by noting that the latest information about the mediums William H H Davenport and Ira E Davenport is that they have been jailed for 'conjuring without a license'. Presents an extract from The Times describing how opponents of the Œcumenical Council are brought before it tightly bound in ropes and thus resemble the Davenport brothers. Emphasizes that, unlike the Davenport brothers, these individuals cannot wriggle out of their ropes.
© Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Project, Universities of Leeds and Sheffield, 2005 - 2020
Printed from Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical: An Electronic Index, v. 4.0, The Digital Humanities Institute <http://www.sciper.org> [accessed ]