Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine,  3rd ser. 2 (1823), 671.

A Warning to the Dishonest and Profane

R Mansfield, Paramatta, New South Wales


Letter—Introduction; Anecdote


Providence, Disease

    Relates an anecdote of a woman who declared that if she had stolen money as she stood accused, 'she wished her right arm might rot off her body'. Shortly afterwards, her arm swelled and became mortified; it was amputated, but she died of the spreading mortification.

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