Monday, April 07, 2008

Mere earthly dogs

The Commissioners arrived at Woodstock on 13 October 1649, determined to wipe away the memory of all that connected itself with the recollection of monarchy in England. But in the course of their progress they were encountered by obstacles which apparently came from the next world. Their bedchambers were infested with visits of a thing resembling a dog, but which came and passed as mere earthly dogs cannot do...
- Walter Scott, Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft


Alexis, Baron von Harlot said...

Nothing mere about earthly dogs.

TimT said...

Especially not this one!

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