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Cinderella on the Ball. Dublin: Attic, Cole, Isabel. Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling. A woman, always cold and alone, recalls her meeting of an exchange student from Norway when she was fifteen in a New York City school. When he returns to Norway, the boy tells her that he has a friend in Norway who wants a pen pal from America. New York becomes more real to her and she dreams of the fantastic shape shifter. One night she dares to wake up, turns on the light, and looks upon him as he sleeps. She sees him in the shadows, but then he disappears. For three years she lives in confusion and exacerbated loneliness.

Then she sets out in search of him, all the time uncertain of her identity as a woman, or just what it is that she desires. She goes to Norway and finds an empty house. A boy appears and seems to know that she is looking for the Brown Bear. The woman is ready to give up, but the mother tells her that she must continue the search, that the bear has lost his skin, and that he needs her.

The woman at last finds him, hidden in a dark room, his new human clothes off, asleep and bleeding. She picks up his clothes and then wipes him clean. He awakens and but does not seem to recognize her. She declares her love in English then flees.


He pursues, and she recognizes him as the Norwegian boy from school. They walk on together in the cold, but she now is not cold. The Girl Who Sat by the Ashes. New York, ; Reissued, Macmillan, Cinderella Nurse. A Signet Book. South Yarmouth, Maine: Curley Publishing, Rita Ambler was young, beautiful … and a Cinderella nurse. And she lost Glenn. It all seemed so long ago. Before she became wife to an alcoholic, mother to a son — and a widow. At twenty-four, life held no more surprises for Rita Ambler. Then came the accident that changed everything, that thrust Rita Ambler into the arms of Dr.

Glenn Seabrook … the only man she had ever loved. Flyleaf: After the ball is over: What happens then? To an eccentric mother who finds her answers in the cards? To the trusting little boy who is her fatherless son? Responsibility had become a way of life to Rita Ambler. In the name of duty she lost Dr.

Glenn Seabrook. And now he had returned to Brianwood Hospital. Could she ever dare hope that he would still care? Was it too late to turn to Glenn now that she had accepted Dr. Cinderella Jane. New York: A. Burt company, Corbin, Cheryl. Johnson-Olin] Cotes, Mrs. Everard Cousin Cinderella. Leipzig: B. Tauchnitz, ; rpt. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Cowden, Bess Sherman.

Cinderella from Hong Kong. Cripps, Arthur Shearly Cinderella in the South. Oxford: B. Blackwell, Crockett, Samuel Rutherford Cinderella: A Novel. London: J. He wrote 83 of them which appeared in numerous editions, some with introductions by R. Stevenson, etc. His Cinderella was carried by four publishers, including Thomas Nelson and Sons in their popular pocketbook series.

New York: Silhouette Book, So when a mix-up at the local sperm bank unexpectedly made him a father-to-be, he gallantly stepped forward to marry shy beauty Susan Wilkins. It was a marriage in name only - until he gave his bride a soul-spinning kiss. Now his new wife was carrying his child and wearing a look of pure splendor. Could tough-as-nails Sterling open the rusty doors of his heart … and turn pumpkins into coaches for his Cinderella bride?

Nothing seems too big a challenge for steely Sterling, until he finds himself marrying Susan Wilkins — a plain-Jane librarian who wants only to have her baby in peace in this modern-day Cinderella love story. Harvey Kurtzman. May Christopher Barrel, suffering from ennui, comes home from work exhausted and bored to be waited on by his lovely, perfect-in-all-ways doll of a wife, who fixes him a drink.

Next day he can think of nothing but Barbie at work. He struggles with his fantasy and finally decides to apologize to Wilma for his infidelity. London: The Richards Press, Ltd. The king of Agatavara and his daughter live on the top of the highest peak. When the king comes down to the valley none dare look at him, for the people say he has a face like the sun and would blind them.

Only one young man, the third son of an old sick man dared look. He was called Cinderella because he had two older brothers for whom he did things that they would never dream of doing for him. He was a dreamer and did not mind the mockery of his brothers. As the old man is dying, he asks that his first son sit by him to ward off evil spirits on the first night, the second son on the second night, and Cinderella on the third.

At night Cinderella goes to the foot of the mountain, but no horse can be seen. He grows weak and prays to his father that not much life remains. Then a black horse comes out of the night. The sick boy clings to it as fire flames from its nostrils. They rise above the clouds. Cinderella smiles at the eagle and wipes away the blood. He puts a scarf around his head to hide the blood when he returns home.

At twilight he returns to the forest. This time a grey horse appears and takes him up the mountain. The eagle is now grey and tears the scarf away. Then it is rumoured that the king has come down once more. None can understand his melodious voice. His messenger comes to the house of the boys.

He sees hardness in the eyes of the elder brothers and asks if there is anyone else there. The brothers point to Cinderella, whose mind, they say, is like that of a useless beast. The king leans over the boy who is pleased to see him. He now will go to the feast where the daughter awaits. Then the people see a horse of dazzling white rise into the air, carrying the boy beyond the clouds as an eagle with snow-white wings leads the way to the castle.

Cinderella and the Glass Slipper. London: David Bogue, London, New York: Putnam, , , etc. The wife dies, and after a few years the gentleman remarries. She then compels the daughter to do all the rough, dirty work as a slave for herself and her two daughters. She sleeps at the hearth and is called Cinderella.

The Prince gives a ball, hoping to chose a wife. The stepsisters hasten to prepare themselves, but the mother becomes so fatigued that she has to go to bed. Cinderella helps the girls, making beautiful dresses for them and fixing their hair, enduring their fits of temper. They hire a coach and set off. Poor Cinderella settles down for the night when her godmother, a dwarf, visits. She asks Cinderella if she would not like to attend the ball.

Cinderella says no. So the dwarf tells her that if she cooperates she may be able to get her father out of prison. So Cinderella consents, fetches a pumpkin, mice, lizards, and rat. The dwarf makes a miniature pumpkin coach, using mushrooms for wheels, with rat for coachman, mice for horses, and lizards for attendants, linking them all together with string. Cinderella is much amused. The dwarf proves herself a fairy, transforming everything into a splendid entourage. At the ball Cinderella thinks of her poor father, but has a good time nonetheless. The Prince gives her all his attention, but before twelve she slips away, leaving the Prince distracted.

He orders a ball for the next night, hoping that she might return. On her way home Cinderella wonders what the godmother will do with the horses and carriage but is pleased to see them assume their diminished form. Next day hairdressers have raised their prices, so Cinderella prepares her sisters as before. The fairy keeps her word and Cinderella attends the ball once more. The Prince proposes marriage to her but she says she must consult her father and friends. At midnight she flees, the Prince in hot pursuit.

She loses a slipper and, as he stops to pick it up, she hides in one of the passages, then slips out in her scullery clothes, followed by the mice pulling the pumpkin. The Prince searches for her but she gets home unnoticed; the pumpkin arrives just as the Prince rides by. Later she sees him pass again, despondent. Next day the Prince announces the quest for the one whom the slipper fits. The Chamberlain comes, the stepsisters try, Cinderella asks if she might try, is mocked, but then is given the chance. The Queen sends for her at once, but Cinderella tarries, forgiving her stepsisters, cheering them up with prospects from the court, and greeting her father, who the fairy has gotten released from prison.

The father and godmother go with Cinderella to the Palace, Cinderella now in her fine clothes. The King is delighted to see her father, who was an old friend. The Queen accepts the dwarf into her court. The dwarf then debates with the King the evils of alcohol, even in moderation. It sets a bad example for the kingdom. So he agrees to have a dry wedding. The festivities last several days. The Cinderella Deal. A Loveswept Romance. Playing the prim and proper bride-to-be was a lark to the dazzling storyteller, but once she glimpsed the touching vulnerability Linc tried to hide, pretense turned into temptation.

Could she find a way to make their fairy tale last? In a deliciously funny and touching tale of opposites attracting, Jennifer Crusie warms hearts and tickles funnybones from start to finish! Daisy had made him believe in wondrous possibilities, drawn him into a world of passionate abandon, but was he brave enough to give her his love?

Imagine what that smile could do in Prescott. Make a note to have her smile a lot in Prescott, he told himself. She stuck her hand across the table, and he took it. Her grip was firm and warm. A cat kicker. An elbow grabber. A head patter. Dalton, Emily. Sign Me, Speechless in Seattle. She wishes she could write Aunt Tilly for advice herself as she finds herself, an American, falling in love with this tall, blond, and charming Englishman, who wears ties, heather gray suits, and tails, while she wears sweats and sneakers.

What do I tell him? He sees her even better than she sees herself. She could tell that he loved her even as much as she loved him. The kiss, sexy as ever, added emotional dimensions she had not anticipated. She was Cinderella at the ball. She was Meryl Streep at the Oscars.

She was a somebody. Cinderella Summer. New York: Harper-Collins, Her father is seldom home, her stepmother is distant, and her stepsister treats her like an unwelcome intruder. Still, as the summer grows shorter Anne realizes she misses Perry Island - and Ryan. And when summer ends, Anne must choose between her two worlds and the boys who live in them. Anne stopped in her tracks, shocked by the angry tone of her voice. Anne felt her cheeks growing hot with anger. She would keep trying to fit in. She only hoped she had the strength to continue. Our goal is to present realistic stories about girls in true-to-life circumstances, with relationships and problems that readers will understand and appreciate.

Tell us how we stack up against your other favorite books. What does romance mean to you! What kinds of characters do you identify with! Where should the stories take place? What sort of problems or conflicts should a Changes heroine encounter. In this way we can bring you more of the stories you want to read Cinderella Spy. Leicester: Linford, ; Darcy, Lilian. She had the dream dress, the shoes … and a secret. All she needed was Prince Charming.

Trapped in his heated stare, Catrina knew Patrick saw through her flimsy disguise. Come midnight, would he expose her masquerade … or would this magical night last until dawn-and beyond? But he was still behind her. But she had no illusions about what Patrick Callahan felt, even if he did. Skittering down the steps, she felt her spike-heeled shoe come loose. It hurt. Deliberately, she kicked the shoe off and left it on the step. Like Cinderella. Backcover and come-on blurb. Saving Cinderella. Months ago, rancher Grayson McCall had impulsively married single mom Jill Brown to rescue her from a bad situation.

Now Jill — and her little boy—arrived in Montana desperate for help once more. She needed a small favor — for Grayson to arrange their divorce! But when he took his wife into his arms, their kisses were longer and stronger. Would Prince Charming let his Cinderella go? Or would he claim her for more than one night? Ten more days of him and Jill rubbing up against each other, the way two people inevitably did when they shared the same space. Ten more days of bumping into her in doorways, of watching the way she ate and the way she laughed and the way she so tenderly kissed and hugged her son.

There was something about being married. He kept thinking about what marriage meant.

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It meant sharing. Sharing their space, as he was doing with Jill. Sharing their stories. Sharing their lives … And marriage meant one more thing, too. It meant sharing a bed. Finding Her Prince. Duty-bound to serve his country, Prince Stephen Serkin-Rimsky readily agreed to marry a beautiful stranger to safeguard the throne. Even if it meant turning his back on what his own traitorous heart most desired! He was standing beside her, and Suzanne felt the warmth of his forearm against her wrist. She noticed the way his smile lit up his whole face. Maybe here, at last, was someone else who cared about her orphaned niece.

The songs you sing to her. Snow white, Blood Red. Tolkien, and Jane Yolen to lament the decline of story-telling as an enterprise of cultural exploration for adults as well as children. If two or three men sat down to write each what the sonata meant to him, what approximation to define the idea would be the result? A fairytale, a sonata, a gathering storm, a limitless night, seizes you and sweeps you away. The law of each is in the mind of its composer; that law makes one man feel this way, another man feel that way.

To one the sonata is a world of odour and beauty, to another of soothing only and sweetness. To one the cloudy rendevous is a wild dance, with terror at its heart; to another a majestic march of heavenly hosts, with Truth in their center pointing their course but as yet restraining her voice. Black Thorn, White Rose. How many readers know that Cinderella transformed her life of servitude not with the help of talking mice and fairy godmothers, but with the force of her anger, sharp cunning, and wits?

Disney movies and films like Pretty Woman illustrate the failure of commercial America to catch the essense of the fairy tale. Ruby Slippers, Golden Tears. The Tenth Annual Collection. New York: St. Black Swan, White Raven. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, Cinderella and Other Stories. The two gentlemen decide to become sponsors of this Cinderella — this Annie Crehan, who cleans and makes beds on the eighth floor of the hotel at a poverty wage. But they are detained in the elevator by the elevator boy who plans to marry her and describes their life together as blissful. The elevator boy remains in possession of his Annie, and she remains ignorant of her talent, but presumably happy.

The Lion and the Unicorn. Illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy. The Cinderella Coach. But her design won her an apprenticeship to a California float-building company. They want her instead to marry her intended, a point which irritates Trask all the more. But neither could count on their falling in love with each other.

Their parade becomes so grand a success that they become partners — for life, building a legacy for their children. The Cinderella Dare. When Mary Ellen Spencer was finally able to fulfill all her hopes and dreams and transform herself and her life, she found that it was not so easy to leave the old self behind.

It took her best friend, Patsy, to dare her to live the life of Cinderella. Skip Toland, once her high-school dreamboat, had become even better as a man. Flyleaf: Why did he keep telling her she was elegant and romantic? It felt as if he were talking to someone else, perhaps to the fantasy Mariel. And she would have drunk them in without question. But Mariel Spencer, age thirty-one, had learned to be cautious. And now, not so magically, the transformation had taken place. So why did she feel like a fraud? This was her face and her body, but inside there still lived a heavyset woman who rarely rated a second glance from men.

Who was she really? Cindy and the Fella. Duets vol. Don Mills, Ont. Diamond, Calling All Glass Slippers. Never willing to accept defeat, she heads to California to win back her man. Now if only Cindy could figure out which fella is really right for her! She began to shimmy. For the first time he understood why the Puritans had disapproved of dancing. Those fools! Caught in the moment, Hugh lifted her chin and touched his lips to hers. When her tongue flicked against his mouth, he claimed a deep, thorough kiss.

What was happening? Shocked, he drew back. His midsection still suspiciously tight, Hugh glanced at his statue of a fertility goddess standing in the corner. He could have sworn she wore a Mona Lisa smile. Calling all Glass Slippers. Diamond, Cindy and the Fella. Backcover: Laura Ellison never thought her comic play about love would win an award.

Now her alma mater is performing it, and her ex is directing! When she shook her head, her red hair gave a suggestive bounce. He wanted to spend more time together doing things — dancing, joking, talking. Yes, it was probably for the best. London: Chapman and Hall, The orphan is forced to work among cinders and thus her name. As she works she occupies her mind with the general question of the Ocean Penny Postage and the orations of Nehemiah Nicks.

Colonel Bloomer. At the ball the king is unable to greet her because a delegate from the United States has just moved that the King do take a chair and the motion has been seconded and carried unanimously. But the Prince, covered from head to foot with Total Abstinence Medals, greets her and falls in love. The ball has to end at a quarter of twelve because an inspired delegate drank all the water in the decanter and fainted, so the King called for an adjournment until tomorrow. Next night Cinderella overstays, and loses her shoe fleeing. The Prince advertises in the newspaper in his land there are as many newspapers as there are in the United States , and innumerable ladies answer the ad, but none fit the slipper until Cinderella slips the shoe on, wearing her sensible blue bloomers from her grandmother, without which the Prince would probably never have seen her feet.

New York: Dell, Dixon, W. MacNeile With Illustrations by George Morrow. New York: Oxford University Press, [c. Three small boys at the seashore watch a crab crawl under a stone and disappear in the sand. The end papers include a map of the two lands of dreams beyond the Wan Water, one near the mountains of the moon, where dark things happen, and the other under the sun where there be many marvells in the warm countrie.

On the moon side occur adventures with giants, witches, and divels many; on the sun side are giant fowl, fays, the unicorn, the cameleppard that eateth of the palm trees, and fairy godmothers. It is graced with a fountain, a cuckoo lodge, a summer house and, to the north, a dark tower on the moon side and a round tower toward the sun. Outside the wall, to the south, is a school of experimenters and Pottlepo farm.

Litt Glasgow who wrote extensively on Elizabethan and Jacobean drama. For a more detailed description, please read the full annotation in the Beauty and the Beast section, found here. The Cinderella Salesman. Rockville, New York: Farnsworth, Dokey, Cameron. Before Midnight. New York: Simon Pulse, This version contains a positive representation of the stepmother and portrays the initial problems in the family as Cendrillon, the main character, fails to reveal that she is not a servant.

Dokey shifts the villainy to the father as he schemes to control the kingdom and punishes his new wife and her children as much as Cendrillon. The novel is suitable for young adults. New York: Joanna Cotler Books, Each tale feeds into the next story so that the stories occur as conversations between characters who often appear in more than one tale.

Between each ball, the woman helps the girl to transform her perception of the world and herself. On the third night, the Prince proposes. The heroine runs away, leaving only a shoe behind. A king and queen were extremely close, and the king also had a pet donkey on which he doted. When the queen dies, the king loses his mind and has the donkey come to sleep in his bedchamber. His courtiers urge him to remarry, but he wants a woman who resembles his wife; the courtiers search but find no one who looks like the queen.

One day, the king sees his daughter and falls in love with her. The courtiers encourage her to humor her father and flirt with him while they seek better doctors. The girl then asks for the skin of the donkey, which she assumes will stop her father, but when he places the skin beside her, she is truly horrified, not just at the idea of incest but at how the father will use and destroy whatever he claims to care for.

She survives in the wild for many months, before arriving in another kingdom. Huntsmen bring her to the Prince, dressed as a wild creature, and the man gives the girl a job in the kitchen. The heroine is smitten with his physical appearance, and at a holiday some time later, she escapes from the kitchen, washes, and tries on all three of the dresses. That night, she arrives at the ball in one of the dresses, and the confused Prince suspects that he knows her.

She leaves him at the end of the ball and puts the skin back on but continues to wear the wedding band. Her lover searches for the girl, and when he comes to the kitchen, she expects him to recognize her. He questions her, but the girl does not reveal her presence at the ball, and when the prince leaves without realizing that she was his dance partner, the girl becomes furious. Dooley, Douglas, Amanda Minnie Chicago: M. Donohue, Duncan, Sara Jeannette Ottawa: Tecumseh Press, Eklund, Mary Louise.

Jean Rabe and Martin H. New York: Daw Books, The stepsister describes the courtship of her mother and Claus Van Schouwen during which her mother overlooked the protestations of Cordelia and Estella whenever they interacted with the cruel Cindy. Estella insists that all three girls were invited to the ball but that Cinderella refused to attend.

During the festivity, the Prince was attracted to Estella until Cinderella arrived and appeared to enchant him with potentially dark magic. Once she became engaged to Albert Charming, Cinderella used the media to torment her relatives until the stepmother fell ill and Cordelia fled town. During their first year of marriage, Albert began an affair with Estella.

At the anniversary party, Estella attempts to make an arrangement with Cinderella in order to provide for her family and secure her relationship, but the princess mocks her. Overcome by rage, Estella violently kills Cinderella before fleeing to Albert. Once he vows to look after her family, the stepsister waits for the police to hear her confession at her home.

The detective recording her story is so moved that he passes the information on to the media, and he hopes that the jury will be sympathetic at her trail. Cinderella Rockefeller. New York: Freundlich Books, Children in the Wood. New York: McLoughlin, [18?? Erskine, John. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, She is patient as Griselda. Includes Beauty and Beast components in her retreat to safety. The Glass Slipper. Reissued Lippencott, At the ball she overstays the deadline but the other women simply think she is a serving girl and pay no attention.

The prince likewise ignores her, until he learns to see better. In thirty chapters. Kindle Edition. The Diamond Slipper. Cinderella, perhaps? The betrothal gift is a charm bracelet with a tiny, glittering diamond slipper attached … as befits a journey into a fairy-tale future. But Cordelia—young, headstrong and completely adorable—runs into trouble right away.

Her escort to the wedding is the golden-eyed sensual, teasing Viscount Leo Kierston. There is, however, no escaping her arranged marriage. Cordelia struggles courageously against a man determined to break her spirit. But her husband has a secret, one that will bring down the vengeance of her beloved Viscount Kierston. University of Nebraska, A proletarian Cinderella who married an impoverished sugarcane plantation owner, she metamorphosed into a wicked stepmother to his daughter and is poisoned by the patriarchal fantasies she swallowed when young.

The Cinderella Bride. Thorndike, Maine: Thorndike Press, Fredrickson, Michael. A Cinderella Affidavit. The police arrest the man, but the court orders them to produce the confidential snitch whose information was the basis of the bust. The search for the informant will plunge lawyers on both sides of the case into the legal battle of their lives. Cinderella of the Storm. Chicago, Garbera, Katherine. A second chance at love? The Sagebrush, Montana, spread had once been his salvation, though Lynn had been his nemesis.

But the troublemaking brat had turned into a fresh-faced beauty. Though only days from foreclosure, Lynn was no Cinderella waiting to be rescued. Just as well, since silver-eyed Seth was no Prince Charming. To be made his wife, in every sense of the word. Seth wanted marriage, too — but without love. Or so his loner heart said. Passionate, powerful, and provocative. Angie Donahue, has been arrested! Sources report that Ms. Police investigations leading up to her arrest indicate that the Kellys may be behind the recent spate of troubles that have plagued the prestigious Connelly family these last few months.

And how is Seth Connelly, a well-respected attorney in the Windy City, taking the news? It means that Seth has taken an undetermined leave of absence from his law practice and from Chicago. Police report that hotshot P. Tom Reynolds, hired to protect the family, has turned up dead, the apparent victim of foul play. In the wake of these latest disclosures, we expect local sympathies to be with Seth, a reserved lone wolf who never became a true bachelor-about-town like so many of the Connelly sons. Chicago awaits his return! Overnight Cinderella.

Still, the plain-Jane stirred his fantasies, but Duke vowed to keep a safe distance from her thousand-watt smile. And fast. Cami smiled widely and closed her eyes. He sees me in his future. He sees past my surface to the passionate woman underneath. He unlocks me from my slumber as surely as Prince Charming awakened Sleeping Beauty with one pure kiss.

Her eyes were closed, her head tipped back and her body pressed to his. He realized she must be a virgin. Only a woman as sweet as Cami would share the fantasy of her soul with him. And it moved him. But could it move him to marriage? Yes it could. Today he was marrying the sexy little tornado that had shaken his world and rearranged it … What had he done to deserve her?

Wyoming Cinderella. A massive, primal desire hammered at his resistance. He simply must keep his luscious live-in temptation out of his bedroom! But how to avoid her bedroom eyes? Ella felt utterly transformed! And with just a little coaxing, this sexy older man had introduced her to womanhood. Hawk had expected her to give a sigh of relief.

Would silverware at ten paces be fitting? The lightest touch of his arm against her body was enough to set her imagination sailing for erotic destinations. The thought of those arms wrapped around her waist … Of his big, masculine hands caressing her … Of stepping back and cuddling her body against his in a fit as perfect as the two spoons he lifted out of the silverware drawer.

Circumstances of birth and lack of opportunity were nothing in comparison to how this wonderful man made her feel. A Country Cinderella. New York: Fitzgerald Publishing Corporation, George, Jessica Day. Princess of Glass. New York: Bloomsbury, Princess Poppy, one of the former twelve princesses, participates in a royalty-exchange program only to find herself caught up in a Cinderella story gone wrong. The young woman cannot appear to do anything correctly, and finally, The Corley, a witch with her own back-story of loss and grief, seduces the girl with promises of a better life.

With each ball, the enchantment on Prince Christian grows and the spells on Eleanora strengthen with her feet slowly turning to glass. Because of her past experiences, Poppy sees through the black magic affecting every one, and between her cleverness, knitting, and rudimentary white magic, she helps save everyone by agreeing to pose as Ellen and face The Corley, who makes the enchanted Prince attempt to find his true bride.

Christian chooses Poppy, the young woman he loves, rather than the false bride, Eleanora. The Cinderella Search. So now, with Steven Jackson on the scene, she steered clear of his Prince Charming vibes. Steven had dated lots of women, but no one fit the glass slipper of his dreams. She would play ghost and scare the unwanted buyer away, except that she came crashing through the ceiling into his arms, where she felt those delicious vibes all over again.

But she fled, leaving behind one ugly sandal. Steven set up a booth at the town festival, insisting that he would try the shoe on every woman in town in hope of figuring out who the woman who fell through the ceiling was. Even if the shoe did not fit he promised to kiss the one who tried, which turned all the women on, except Lissa. She held out, but at the end, Steven proved so charming that even though she knew that charmers were bad news, no matter how intoxicating their kisses, she let the slipper be fitted where it belonged.

Still, she distrusted Steve. But at last she agreed to marry him, and the hotel will stay in the family — for the grandchildren. Normal, Illinois: Dalkey Archive Press, Albany: Fisk and Little, ?. Griffiths, Michael. Cinderella With Amnesia. London: Inter-Varsity Press, Get Your Act Together, Cinderella! Haddix, Margaret Peterson. Just Ella. Pitiless and cold, the royals try to mold her into their vision of a princess. How else could the poor girl wear a beautiful gown, arrive in a coach, and dance in those glass slippers? But there is no fairy godmother to help Ella escape the deadening life of the castle.

She learns that she must do things on her own, makes her departure. The prince ends up with the step family, who are more easily molded. Ella makes contact with an old friend Jed. But more important, she likes the way she is living her new life as she goes back to work. Emma and the Earl. New York: Silhouette Romance, Backcover: In love with an earl? American Emma Lawrence knew she was too ordinary to ever have a British aristocrat fall in love with her!

Flyleaf: It looks like a fairy tale. Even the hardest of hearts would be moved by this kind of beauty. He wanted to kiss her. He was fairly certain she wanted the same thing. He looked at her. What do you mean? Remember that. No matter what happens. Plain Jane Marries the Boss. She was so happy she could cry — and did when she heard the rest of the plan!

Trey Breckenridge III had buisness mergers in the making, and needed a wife to seal the deal. You can count on me. Outside the window, the silver bells from the church where they had just renewed their vows rang across the distance. Annie and the Prince. Backcover: Someday her prince would come. Librarian Annie Barimer always played by the rules and the result was dullsville. So when she had a chance to tutor two little princesses, well, how could she resist? Soon Annie found herself working in a faraway castle — and falling for her very own prince! Handsome, commanding, yet tender, he was just about perfect.

Now if only he would guarantee her dreams came true! Flyleaf: It was joy he was seeing and hearing. His children and Annie were laughing as they pounded snow into balls and tossed them at each other. Annie looked at him then, and something between them connected and he nearly smiled back. What would it feel like, Hans wondered, to just give in to the urge to take her into his arms? What would it be like to kiss her? He was overwhelmed by the urge to try.

God, she was lovely. Maybe it was the soft light, or the drifting snow, or the crisp chill air, but suddenly Annie looked delicious enough to eat. And he was hungry. The Flyaways and Cinderella. Illustrated by Walter S. She loved three things. The Prince has been taken captive by three Black Robbers and a mean elf. Pa sets out to rescue the Prince and does so with the help of a magic whistle and the ingenuity of Ma and the children, as well as his own cleverness.

But once safe back at the palace Cinderella disappears, stolen away by a Glass Man who takes her in a cloud of steam to the Candy King, who would force her to make sugar plums for him. She in turn is rescued with the aid of the dirigible and the threat of dropping rocks on the candy shop, and all return to the palace and then home. Pa promises the children to go fairylanding again. A Southern Cinderella.

Chicago: T. Denison, Harrington, Rebie. Cinderella Takes a Holiday in the Northland. Revell, Hawes, Louise. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, Haut-Maine, gairou. Garwaf is then the Norman equivalent of the Breton bisclaveret. And thei be cleped Werewolfes for men shulde be war of hem. In Limousin are found leberoun and leberou. In Dauphine a werewolf is lamiaro. The word brouch sometimes borouch also means a werewolf, although it is more generally employed to denote a wizard, a sorcerer.

The Italian term for a werwolf is lupo mannaro or mannaro; the Portuguese lobis-homem or lycanthropo , 53 In Spain the word is lobombre :. Paul Aigineta, whose extant work is conveniently known as De Re Medica Libri Septem , 57 probably flourished in the latter half of the seventh century. He employs the term XvKavOpconia, the disease. Galen mentions the voaog KwavOpcoxog 58 a cognate formation , in which malady the patient imagines himself to be a dog, and the grammarian Joannes Tzetzes in his Chiliades terms the Minotaur fioavOpconog 59 E.

He does not appear to recognize the meaning werewolf. It is quite possible, of course, that even to-day XvKavOpconoq may be employed in some obscure and obsolescent dialect, but the only place where it seems to be definitely recorded of late is in a tale given by J. Antoine Th. The ordinary Greek word for a vampire is fipvKiXaKag, vrykolakas, and this has a long and interesting history, being derived in the first place from a Slavonic word which in all Slavonic languages save one — the Serbian — is the exact equivalent of werewolf.

Old Slav. Slovenian, volkdlak, vukodlak, vulkodlak; Bulgarian, vrEkolak; Kr. Man beachte lit. Der vlJ kodlakJ ist der Werwolf der Deutschen, woraus mlat. Neuri in terra Tatarorum, qui mutari possunt in lupos. In the Serbian language only does this word, whence is taken the Greek vrykolakas , mean rather a vampire than a werewolf. It is probable that this is to be explained by the fact that it is generally held among all Slavonic peoples that the man who has during his life been a werewolf almost necessarily becomes a vampire after his death.

None the less a vampire need not once have been a werewolf, and the two must be most carefully distinguished. They are entirely different, separate, and apart. The Slavonic word for vampire is that which we have taken over in English, vampiru.

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Davon vepiresvam se, vampiresvam se. The former is dead; the latter is fearfully alive, although there has been much confusion and there is indeed a connection of a sort between the two. Moreover, Mr. Nun sind zwar Werwolf und Vampyr im Grande ganz verschiedene Wesen, indem man unter jenem einem lebendigen Menschen versteht, der sich zu Zeiten in einer alles zerfleischenden Wolf verwandelt, unter diesem dagegen einen verstorbenen, der aus seinem Grabe wieder kommt und den Lebenden durch Aussaugen ihres Blutes den Untergang bereitet; und der neugriechische fiovpKoXaKaq entspricht nur dem letzteren.

Da indessen doch beide blutgierige, auf Menschenmord ausgehende Geschopfe sind, und der Vampyr auch seinerseits, gleich dem Werwolf, Thiergestalt anzunehmen vermag, so konnten sie in der Vorstellung des Volkes leicht mit einander vermengt werden und demzu folge der Name des einen auf den Begriff des anderen ubergehen Wirklich lasst sich dieser Vorgang bei slavischen Stammen sicher nachweisen, B. Hier durch wird die Slavicitat des Namens fiovpicdlaKag uber jeden Zweifel gehoben.

Hanush 73 was informed by a Greek of Mytilene that there were two distinct kinds of vrykolakes, the one sort being men already dead the vampire , the other living men who were subject to a weird somnambulism which sent them forth ravening, and this particularly on moonlight nights. Amongst other shepherds who were proved to be addicted to werewolfery there is the notorious case of Pierre Burgot and Michel Verdun, a couple of lycanthropie sorcerers who were tried at Besan 9 on in December, , and sentenced to be burned alive by the Inquisitor General, Frere Jean Boin, O P.

He relates how in Cyprus whilst excavations were being carried out under the auspices of the British Museum during the spring of , the directors heard from their workmen several stories concerning the detection of vrykolakes. In one particular village the inhabitants having suffered terribly from the depredations of a nocturnal marauder, armed themselves and kept a strick look out for the evil scourge.

Before long in the moonlight watches they espied a vrykolakas , and one of the company either with gun or sword succeeded in wounding the monster, who, however, escaped and fled away into the shadows. The next day it was observed that a certain man in the village, who had not been among the picket, was marked with a wound exactly corresponding to the hurt inflicted on the vrykolakas the night before.

When he was nearly interrogated the variet at length confessed that he was indeed a vrykolakas and the nocturnal visitant of ill. I myself can add a quota of evidence, as during my travels in Greece I heard the word vrykolakas employed by a peasant to describe a man strongly suspect of sorcery who, as it was firmly believed, wandered abroad at night for purposes of rapine and ravishment, and who had woefully assaulted individuals and tom out the throats of flocks.

Whether this wretch assumed or was seen in the shape of a wolf I could not exactly learn. Ka[ fiovpicoXaKaq. Unde tamen ista vulgo infixa sit fama in tantum, ut in maledictis versipelles habeat, indicabitur. Gregory Nanzianzen, 82 c. Chari oph. Haud scio an eadem acceptione Leu waste legitur in aliis Lit. Nor is it merely a grim superstition; it is a terrible and dangerous truth, and one, moreover, which is by no means confined to Europe alone. A serious belief in some metamorphosis or transformation may be found over the whole wide world.

It is not necessarily a change into the wolf, for there are records in other countries of shape- shifting to a very wide variety of animals. In Northern Europe the shape thus assumed was called hamr; the process of changing at skipta homum or at hamz, the travelling in such a form hamfarir; and the supernatural strength acquired by such metamorphosis hamremmi. But it must be carefully borne in mind that the soul remains unchanged, and that therefore the eye, which is the mirror of the soul, is also unchanged.

In Scandinavian lore no animal is more highly esteemed than the Bear. He is considered rational, and in the Finnbogi saga Finnbogi converses with him, calling him bessi. Among the most famous hamrammir were the berserkir, the bear- men, or were-bears. Their skin is called bjarnahamr , and they have the enormous strength of a bear, which state, however, alternates with extreme lassitude.

Among the gods and heroes of Norse legend transformations are common. They are often effected by putting on the skins of beasts or fur and feather mantles. The werebadger and the weredog are also sorcerers, sometimes it may be friendly sorcerers, in animal shape. Whilst yet large tracts of every country, steppes and moorland, sierra and wold, upland, fell and plain, were utterly deserted and only trodden by man with peril and mortal danger to himself, the wolf proved a fearful foe.

He dwelt in the heart of those impenetrable forests which long continued his veritable strongholds, fortresses whence he could not be dislodged, Riddlesdale and Bowland, Sherwood and Bere and Irwell in England; Ettrick, Braemar, Rothiemurchus, Invercauld in Scotland; in Ireland Kilmallock, the wilds of Kerry, the Wicklow mountains, Shillela; in France, Fontainebleau, Vincennes, the thick-hedged slopes of the Jura and Vosges; in Germany and central Europe the Schwarzwald, the Bohmerwald, Wald-Viert el, and many more.

Monarchs hunted him, and legislated and offered rich rewards for his destruction. But for many a hundred years and hundred years again did the wolf defy all attempts at extirpation.

What better guise, what better shape of fear and ferocity could the shape-shifting sorcerer in Europe assume? The werewolf is the main object of our study; the werewolf who is metamorphosed by black magic, by occult and most hideous bedevilment. Permissu summi Dei illi spiritus sensibus incomperti se corporibus insinuant, receptique visceribus valetudinem bonam vastant: somnia terrent, ac formidine animam quatiunt.

It is true that the physicians nicely distinguish two kinds of lycanthropy; the one arising from possession by the Devil, the other natural, as Daniel Sennert says. At which point it is necessary to emphasize very explicitly the difference between lycanthropy and werwolfery, since these are two diverse and heterogeneous things, although both are clearly of a Satanic origin.

Bom at Breslau on 25th November, , Daniel Sennert was early distinguished by his great parts and his intense application to study. He lectured summa cum laude at Wittenburg, and although there were indeed those who said that so vast was his library learning he excelled more in the theoretic rather than in the practic, none the less he was in appointed body physician to George I, Elector of Saxony.

Sennert died of the plague at Wittenburg on 21st July, , being 65 years old. One of his most famous works is the Practica Medicina, published 4to For as an old practisian, he knows well inough what humor domines most in anie of vs, and as a spirite hee can subtillie waeken vp the same, making it peccant, or to abounde, as he thinkes meete for troubling of vs, when God will so permit him.

Daniel Sennert inquires whether diseases can be brought upon a man by means of spells and black magic, so that such a one will wither, consume and decay, peak and pine, and even fall away into death. It is universally agreed that if such an evil charm can prevail it will be wrought in one or more of three ways: firstly, by a look, a malign glance, the evil eye; secondly, by the voice, the mutter of some occult rune, and especially by presumptuously overpraising and in scorn extolling him to be harmed ; thirdly, by a touch, a contact, exsufflation or gesture.

Have these charms, these cantrips, this abacadabra, and these sigils any evil influence in themselves, and if not why then are they employed by sorcerers and witches when about their foul businesses? That is wrought by the Devil with the co-operation of the will of the witch, who prays and urges him to accomplish the evil act, the blighting of crops, the smiting of cattle with murrain or man with sickness, whatever the intention may be. Yet these words and gestures have a very deep and vital significance not per se but per accidens.

They are the symbols and witnesses of the unholy pact between Satan and the sorcerer, and blasphemy moreover possesses of itself a compelling attraction for evil spirits, so that in a very real sense the fiend, urged and reminded by these evocations, performs his part of the contract and will inevitably demand although not in right nor in justice that the other conditions also be fulfilled at the appointed time. Moreover, Satan in his boundless pride is always first and foremost desirous of homage and worship, that adoration due to God alone. Now the witch by these spells and charms, which are the medial but not essential instrumentality of working evil, definitely pays that homage to the powers of evil which the demon craves and demands.

Therefore by no means must they be omitted or forborne. Having made clear this important circumstance we return to the treatise of Sennert. In the first place Sennert is demonstrably in error when he writes that in his opinion warlocks and evil folk cannot injure others by a look, and he inclines to reduce any ill results which follow from overlooking to the effects of imagination aggravated by terror and alarm, so that those weak subjects who are prone to an epilepsy or hysterical affections might indeed fall ill after but not owing to the malignant glance of some reputed witch. Setting aside the possibilities and powers of hypnotism, and the horrible influence of the evil eye which cannot be gainsaid, since there are the famous cases of the eye-biting witches of Ireland ; and S.

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Beliefs and practices relating to the evil eye, all extremely similar in nature, are found the whole world over from the earliest times. The Etruscans and the ancient Egyptians feared the bale of the evil eye. A young gallant of Lisbon endeavouring to gain the love of a maiden aged 16, the child of worthy and wealthy parents, had recourse to a witch. This hag moulded a wax image of the girl and used various incantations, with the result that the victim fell into an extraordinary sickness that baffled the physicians, who deemed she was suffering from some affection of the womb.

Before she was finally freed she vomited a creature like a mouse. He points out that the Devil is most skilled in poisons, that he instructs his servants in the art of venefices, and in many cases no doubt they bring about the illness owing to the subtle introduction of some toxicant. Some diseases which are natural they heighten and aggravate; others they induce by their powders and unguents. The Devil works on natural causes to produce disease. He also procures sterility and abortion. He can also hurt and harm men by sudden violence.

He mocks his slaves by glamour and illusion. Although the evil is not done by the power of the witches, they are none the less equally guilty. Sennert replies: No, it is not lawful. This, however, remains a very difficult and dubious question, and although Sennert is so definite in his negative, the conclusion is not quite so easy. The Venerable Duns Scotus, Blessed Henry of Segusio, Godfrey of Fontaines, Ubertirio of Casale, Francesco Maria Guazzo, and other authorities not a few argue that it is permissible to remove witchcraft even by superstitious and vain means, since it is meritorious to destroy the works of the Devil, which indeed is hardly to be disputed.

On the other hand, S. Thomas, S. Bonaventura, S. Albertus Magnus, Peter a Palude, Boguet, and other great names maintain a contrary opinion. He decides that it is not lawful, inasmuch as the wizard cannot perform the operation without recourse to the aid of Satan, which is in itself a heinous sin, and he who requests or induces another to commit a sin himself becomes the partaker of and participator in that sin.

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Assuredly we must not consent to nor yet take part, however remotely, in any magical practices or casting of spells. But it is the direct opposite of consenting to a thing if we destroy that thing. A spell may not then be counter-checked by another spell, but it may be dissolved by burning the instrument of evil. These two Franciscan theologians base their judgment upon S.

It is argued that it does not follow that because a witch has learned her art from an evil source, every exercise of that art or every result of that art must necessarily be evil. Secundum Petrum Aureolum [l. Si tunc est aliquis dispositio actualiter facere aliquid maleficium ut aliquid destruat possum illo uti ad bonum meum. Dun Scotus is then cited. Nec in hoc est infidelitas aliqua, quia destructio non ad quies cit operibus diaboli, sed credit demonem posse vexare et velle fatigare dum tale signum durat.

Et destructio signi tabs imponit finem vexationis. Potest etiam destruere quis maleficia per sacrata: adjurationes divitias: orationes et hujusmodi meritoria. They conclude that we must distinguish the various classes and kinds of remedies. There are, in fine, three general conditions whereby any remedy is, in ordinary circumstances, rendered unlawful. First, when the spell is removed through the agency of another witch, and by further witchcraft, that is to say, by some evil power.

Secondly, when the spell is removed not by a witch but by an honest person in such a way, however, that it is placed upon another individual. Thirdly, when the spell is removed by an honest person and not even placed upon another, but when some open or tacit invocation of devils or operation of black magic is employed in the process. At the same time there are remedies which, if they do not injure another person, may be tolerated even should they smack somewhat of superstitious usage and vanity. Further details can be read in the Malleus Maleficarum , part ii, question 2, introduction, to which reference should be made.

I will go further and subscribe to Dominic Soto, who says that it is praiseworthy and meritorious to destroy these things, since thereby the charm is dissolved. Pietro Pipemo, a physician of Benevento, who was also an excellent theologian, has written at length and very learnedly in his De Magicis Affectibus, horum Dignotione, Prcenotione, Curatione, Medica, Stratagemmatica, Divina, plerique Curationibus Electis of natural remedies and of superstitious charms and formulas in sickness. Pipemo argues his case well and is undoubtedly in the right.

Any object or instrument of sorcery should be burned, and it is important to get rid of and consign to the flames any articles which have been overlooked. I have myself known so ordinary and commonplace a thing as a pair of curtains to which a spell was attached. A woman, afterwards known to have dealt in curious arts, who lived in a certain family, laid some charm upon a pair of blue richly brocaded curtains which usually hung in the drawing-room of the house.

The curtains were of themselves costly and fine; they were handsome and much admired, so that the woman in question judged the family would never consent to replace them or pack them away out of use. When she left the service, which incidentally was in a disagreeable manner, the spell began to work. The family moved from one house to another, and in those years ill-luck always followed.

The blue curtains naturally hung in each drawing-room window. At last, owing to various circumstances, suspicion was aroused. The curtains were taken down, and if not destroyed, have been discarded, and are carefully stored out of sight. It is certain that evil may attach itself to possessions, to jewellery and gems, to objects of value and objects of comparatively no worth, to pictures, to miniatures and photographs, and, almost especially perhaps, to articles of furniture.

It may not be unfitting to give a striking example of this, as I have read and am very well assured is both recent and true. A young couple, who live in a small but ancient coast town in Devonshire, after a courtship unmarred by any cloud, were married. The husband, who was about twenty-five years old, had worked with one firm for seven years, bearing a remarkably steady reputation.

They spent a brief honeymoon in London, and then returned to their new home. One night, about a fortnight later, the young fellow came home completely intoxicated. His bride was aghast. The next day he was truly penitent, reproaching himself most bitterly.

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It was the first time that he had ever drunk to excess and he was usually content with just one glass of beer. About a month later they brought him home one night dead drunk. After this he was miserable and full of remorse. A few weeks later the same thing happened, he again got hopelessly drunk. This sibyl came to the house and at once pointed to a certain piece of furniture, a large old-fashioned arm- chair, which had been given to the young couple as a wedding present, and in which the husband usually sat of an evening.

If you take my advice you will break it up and bum. Her husband never showed the slightest inclination to drink. The history of the chair was traced. It had once belonged to a butcher, who was a hardened drunkard, and who in a delirious fit had killed himself whilst sitting in it. Sennert is of opinion that a man may justly resort to threats and blows in order to compel a witch to remove a spell or unlock a charm. It is indeed natural that one who has been harmed either in himself, those dear to him, or his goods, should adopt violent methods, and they are to my mind even praiseworthy, for he is thus showing his detestation of the witch, her master, and his abhorrence of the black art.

Peter, debates whether a witch, terrified by threats and blows, commits a fresh sin by transferring to an ox or any brute animal the deadly spell she has cast upon the son of the man who trounced her. The conclusion is that the hag is guilty of a fresh sin inasmuch as she must have recourse to the demon to convey the spell from the sufferer and lay it elsewhere, whilst the father is in no wise to be held to blame since his only object is to save his child, and he is not bound to know by what methods the woman works.

A spell was cast upon a farmer named Pittlik, who was seized by a mysterious sickness which in the course of months brought him wellnigh to the grave, and which the doctors were unable to cure. One night he saw a hag who caught him by the throat, and muttered some horrid blasphemy.

His relatives resolved to watch for the witch, and accordingly night after night they lay in wait. About a week passed, when there came one midnight a soft tapping and an aged woman crept into the room. The watchers flung themselves on her with sticks and axes, but unfortunately deprived her of life.

Nevertheless, from that moment Pittlik was completely cured. The court justly acquitted the accused since the case pointed to the existence of a witch, and they had acted under irresistible compulsion. At a second trial for homicide the family were sentenced to short terms of imprisonment, which were reduced by the supreme court. I understand a third trial was ordered. But it is highly advisable also that, if there be manifest signs of some supernormal malady, strange, irregular, and unusual symptoms, the aid of the Church be required, yet not upon any light cause or occasion.

In his final chapter, De divina curatione, the doctor writes with a good deal of unction of exorcism. Pietro Pipemo touches very lightly upon lycanthropy, and seems inclined to suppose that it is not due to demoniacal possession. Marcellus Sidetes, a native of Side in Pamphylia, who was bom towards the end of the first century, and lived in the reigns of Hadrian and Antoninus Pius, a. Schneidero, l. Those labouring under lycanthropia go out during the night imitating wolves in all things and lingering about sepulchres until morning.

You may recognize such persons by these marks: they are pale, their vision feeble, their eyes dry, tongue very dry, and the flow of the saliva stopped; but they are thirsty, and their legs have incurable ulcerations from frequent falls. Such are the marks of the disease. You must know that lycanthropia is a species of melancholy which you may cure at the time of the attack, by opening a vein and abstracting blood to fainting, and giving the patient a diet of wholesome food. Let him use baths of sweet water, and then milk- whey for three days, and purging with the hiera from colocynth twice or thrice.

After the purgings use the theriac of vipers, and administer those things mentioned for the cure of melancholy. In chronic cases evacuation, by vomiting with hellebore. All the other authorities give much the same account of this species of melancholy as Paulus Avicenna recommends the application of the actual cautery to the sinciput when the other remedies fail.

Haly Abbas describes the disease by the name of melancholia canina. He says the patient delights to wander among tombs, imitating the cries of dogs; that his colour is pale; his eyes misty tenebricosi , dry, and hollow; his mouth parched; and that he has marks on his limbs of injuries which he has sustained from falls. He recommends the same treatment as our author: indeed he evidently merely translates this section of Paulus.

Alsaharavius seems also to allude to this disease by the name of melancholia canina. Oribasius was probably bom about a. Suidas and Philostorgius call him a native of Sardes in Lydia, but Eunapius, who was his friend, writes that he was bom at Pegamus in Mysia, the native place of Galen. However that may be, Oribasius early acquired a great professional reputation, and was a particular favourite with Julian the Apostate, although under the succeeding emperors he was justly exiled owing to his enmity against the Christians.

He was living at least as late as a. Of Oribasius three extant works are considered genuine. It has never been published in the original Greek, but a Latin version by Joannes Baptista Rasarius was printed at Venice, 8vo, Joannes Actuarius lived at Constantinople towards the end of the thirteenth century. Mathisius, which first appeared at Venice, 4to, His works are included in the Medicae Artis Principes of H. Stephens, Paris, folio, Schemitzius will have it common in Livonia.

He wrote many medical treatises which were accepted as of great authority. The De Morbis qui in singulis partibus humani capitis incidere consueverunt was first printed at Leyden , 4to. Refert D. Schenckius Historia mira ex lo. Fincelio, libro 2. Patavii lupus sibi videbatur agricola anno Multosque in agris insiliit, trucidavitque. Tandem non sine difficultate captus, confidenter se asseveravit verum esse lupum, discrimen solum existere in pelle cum pilis inuersa. Cognito vero hominis errore, eum chirurgis tradunt curandum, sed post dies non multos exspiravit.

If necessary, the cautery. Weyer describes the symptoms very exactly, and recommends much the same course of treatment, although he is perhaps a little more detailed in the account of the various remedies. He also quotes William of Brabant, and the famous history given by Job Fincel. We shall have occasion to return to Weyer when dealing with other aspects of lycanthropy. Weyer is quoted, and indeed largely drawn upon, by Johann Georg Schenck, a celebrated physician of Fribourg, where he was bom towards the end of the sixteenth century.

Differt etiam ab una specie karabiti quae est cum daemonio, quoniam cum hac mania non est febris sed karabitus est cum se. Cutubut autem est species melancholiae plurimum eveniens in februario, non exspectans usque ad ver, propter sub-tilitatem humoris melancholici plurimum Et totum istud facit diligendo solitutidem et elongationem ab hominibus.

Et cum hoc non quiescit in uno loco plus una hora, imo non cessat discurrere et ambulare incessione diversa ignorans quo vadit cavendo sibi ab hominibus Et citrinus est color faciei. Et lingua sicut sitientis. Et super crura ipsius sunt ulcera quae non consolidantur. Et oculi ejus sunt sicci, debiles, submersi, non lachrymantes propter siccitatem cerebri et oculorum. Daemoniacos praeterea veteres vocabant a nimia capitis humectatione, Cerebrique humorum exuberantia hygrocephalos, inde a nostris quoque maioribus lymphationis nomen ductum est, ut vicio hoc affecti vocentur Lymphatici etiam pro Nymphatici, quod genus morbi lycaones et lycanthropos facit, cynanthropos et melancholicos feros et immanes.

Et exorcistae inquit idem qui spiritus per Orationes sanctorum et aspersione aquae benedictae fugare profitentur, primo euacuant sic laborantes ab atra bile. Indeed I have read that after several years it was completely cured. The treatment is the same as that when dealing with lunacy. Exsiliunt quippe noctu, adque diem usque inter sepulchra diversantur.

Eorum praepallet facies, ko,[ Spcoaiv aSpavig, oculis arescentibus, praecipue vero lingua. Sunt praeterea SupcoSeig, hoc est sitibundi: tibiis ex impactione crebra aviarcog, id est citra medelam ulcerosis. Hosce etiam Lycaonas dici, observa vimus. Observatio xxv of the tenth book De Cerebri Morbis has for rubric De lycanthropia seu lupina insania.

It is of especial interest as he gives a case which came under his own notice at Alkmaer. A peasant was noticed in the spring-time to be roving about the streets of the town in a peculiar and indecisive manner. His looks were fierce and frantic. After prowling up and down in the cemetery he entered a church, where van Foreest carefully watched his antics ut ipsi spectavimus. He leaped to and fro over the benches, danced wildly, rushed to and fro in the nave and aisles, and could not remain still for a moment.

In one hand he held a great club, which he used to keep off any dog he might see in his path, although he neither approached nor attacked individuals. It was remarked that his bare legs, unwashen and filthy, were scarred with the bites of dogs and old ulcerated sores. His body was gaunt, his limbs squalid and foul with neglect, his face ghastly pale, the eyes deep-sunken, dry, and blazing. He avoided, indeed, as far as possible the gaze of men, and fled away secretly by himself.

In his Scholia van Foreest discusses the disease and its remedies at length, and gives a careful and interesting account of this malady, although perhaps he does not add anything very vital to the observations of his predecessors. He remarks, indeed, that sufferers often imagine themselves to have assumed other animal forms besides that of a wolf. Altomari draws chiefly from Aetius and Paulus Aigineta, to whom he refers the student.

He agrees that the disease is at its worst in February and mentions two patients whom he has treated successfully. One of these he encountered on a certain day in the streets. The lycanthropist, who was raving, had been violating a graveyard and was clutching members he had tom from a corpse. Sunt autem eorum notae: facies pallida, oculi sicci et caui, uisus hebes, lingua siccissima, saliua in ore nulla, sitis immodica, tibiae perpetuo exulceratae propter frequentes casus.

Nonnulli etiam ut canes mordent, ex quo arbitror, morbum ipsum KvvavSpcomav uoeatum fuisse ueteribus. Luke the physician. Stridunt dentibus, spumant, ac signa alia ostendunt tanquam Canes rabidi. Water was appointed as a test in cases of sorcery as early as the laws of Hammurabi, King of Babylon, in the third millennium b. The Fourth Lateran Council, however, in , under Innocent III, by its nineteenth canon forbade priests to pronounce any benedictions at the ordeals of hot or cold water and of the hot iron. There had been grave abuses, whilst in any case the experiment was not wholly trustworthy.

Particularly in England and in Germany did the populace favour the practice. This allegation serues to no purpose: for all water is not the water of Baptisme, but that onely which is vsed in the very act of Baptisme, and not before nor after. The element out of the vse of the Sacrament, is no Sacrament, but retumes again to his common vse. A particularly notorious case occurred in , at Castle Headingham in Essex, and the Daily Telegraph, 23rd June, 1 , reports that at Dunmow Petty Sessions, Charles and Peter Brewster, father and son, were bound over to keep the peace for six months on a charge of molesting Susan Sharpe, the wife of an army pensioner, living at High Easter.

The two Brewsters wanted to put her to the test by throwing her in a pond to see if she would sink or swim. The young defendant declared that he and his wife were bewitched. The furniture in their house was disturbed and moved uneasily; their domestic animals died in extraordinary ways; shadows appeared in their bedroom, some of which bore an uncanny resemblance to Mrs. I have no doubt at all that here was a clear case of witchcraft, and that Mrs. That theologians and physicians looked askance at such rough and ready methods the vulgar little recked. Jan van Hewin categorically denied that this fleeting on the water was any proof of witchcraft.

At id ipsum quoque nunc de medio sublatum, et a Judicibus hujusmodi experimenta proscripta fuerunt. We are free, perhaps, to consider it a test, although by no means a satisfactory test, a mere experiment, and historically it is an essay which has led to scenes of mob violence that are greatly to be deplored, on which account, chiefly, the Holy Father suppresses and forbids any such trial. For from the Malleus Maleficarum, part iii, question 15, we learn that a witch is unable to weep, and why.

The point is a nice one, but whatever authority we follow it is significant that Joannes Arculanus particularly draws attention to the fact that the eyes of the lycanthrope are hot and dry, and that he cannot shed a tear. According to Sennert the appearance of the sufferer is that of the lycanthropist. Homines obvios fugiunt. Quelques lycanthropes ont ete surpris en pleine campagne marchant sur leurs mains et sur leurs genoux, imitant la voix des loups, tout souilles de boue, de sueur, haletans, emportant des debris de cadavres. Morel, who described the case in Etudes Cliniques , This unfortunate individual was entirely convinced that he had assumed the form of a wolf.

I have cloven feet; see the long hairs which cover my body; let me run into the woods, and you shall shoot me! This lycanthrope endured the most fearful mental agony, accusing himself of and tortured by the guilt of heinous offences which he certainly had not committed. He died at the asylum of Mareville in a state of marasmus, seemingly in the uttermost spiritual dereliction.

But this, we may hope, was the climax of his trial, for there appears little doubt from reading the details of the case that here we have a plain case of diabolical possession. It is unfortunate, indeed, that a skilled exorcist was not summoned to deal with the patient. There can be few histories more melancholy, more terribly sad. Bodleian; Digby MS. Warwolf, Werwouf. Haile Fellow well met, 4to, p. Milnes, Philobiblon Society, London, , vol. Printed with the Booke ofFaulconrie, or Hawking, 4to, and 4to, Such Wolues are called War-wolues, bicause a man had neede to beware of them.

Thorpe, , pp. The old Latin version, Quadripartitus, of xxvi p. Stevenson, Oxford, , c. Von Scherer, Kirchenrecht, i, Migne, Patr. See also H. Felix Liebrecht, Hanover, De oculis apertis post peccatum, p. Humphrey de Bohun succeeded his brother John as Earl on 20th January, , and died unmarried 15th October, Skeat, Early English Text Society, , p. Skeat, E. Oskar Sommer, , vol. There are various MSS. Gregory Smith, who curiously enough does not furnish a note on this passage vol. Adversaries assuredly did not spare the sharpest invective and coarse abuse.

John Small, p. Hume died 15th June, Alexander Montgomerie, c. See Poems of Alexander Montgomerie, S. George Stevenson, , pp. Cranstoun, S. Philotus was printed 4to, , for Robert Charteris, and again 4to, , for Andrew Hart. Both at Edinburgh. I have used the reprint of Philotus for the Bannatyne Club, ed. Mackenzie, Edinburgh, Strassburg, , xi, Mythologie, pp. Mogk in a footnote p. Oxford, , p. Ham-klepya is a witch travelling in hamfarir. For a vivid description of this see Yunglinga Saga, lives of the mythical kings of Sweden from Odin to the monarchs of historical days.

The work is by Snorri Sturluson , who drew upon the Heimskringla. Littre, Dictionnaire de la Langue Franqaise, tome ii. Premiere partie, , p. This Abbey, originally founded in by Clotaire I to receive the body of S. Medard, was regarded as the chief Benedictine house in France. Twelve lays are attributed to Marie de France about , and professedly translated from lays of Brittany. The third lay is Bisclaveret in lines, ff. Lyon, , pp. There are extant more than forty MSS. Schneider, , for which see later. Alsaharavius Pract. The Arabian term is cutubut. Theophilus Kiesslingius, Lipsiae, , Chil.

Mivtbxavpov yeytwrjKS foavQptonov Orjpiov. Opera, Venetiis, ; 6, Issacius Theophanes, A. Opera, Bonnae, ; , Kieffer and T. Loup-garou ou autre monstre imaginaire, cauchemar. Coraes v Axokxo, iv, p. Polites once wrote in IJavScbpa, , xvi, p. It is true that the Callicantzaros is in popular tradition often supposed to have hoofs, the feet of an ass or a goat, but the derivation put forward by Polites appears altogether too far-fetched and unreal.

Mythol und Sittenk. Felix Liebrecht, Hanover, , p. Opera omnia, Amstedo-lami, , pp. Tertium edidit Buecheler. Berolini, 1 , 62, p. Recensuit J. Lipsiae, , pp. The same poet. John Damascene. See also Migne P. The Latin versions by this great scholar of S. Gregory Nazianzen, S. John Damascene, S. John Chrysostom, and other doctors are famous. De Vit. Abbott, Macedonian Folklore, Tozer, Researches in the Highlands of Turkey, 2 vols.

Life and Adventures of Nathaniel Pearce, Halls, vol. Mansfield Parkyns, Life in Abyssinia, , pp. Chaillu, Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa, Livingstone, Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and its Tributaries, , p. Theophilus Waldmeier, Autobiography, Basset, Les Apocryphes Ethiopiens, iv, 24, Mary H. Kingsland, Travels in West Africa, , pp. Allridge, The Sherbro and the Hinterland, Beatty, Human Leopards, Wilken, De Indische Gids, , pp.

Skeat, Malay Magic, Skeat, Fables and Folklore from an Eastern Front, , p. Bezemer, Volksdichtung aus Indonesien, , pp. Bompas, Folklore of the Santal Par ganas, pp. Giles, Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio, 2 vols. Fox possession in Japan; Captain F. Brinkley, Japan, vol. Werner, Myths and Legends of China, Lewis, Journal of a West India Proprietor, , p. Libro septimo, cap. Sevilla, , pp. English translation by Edward Grimston, Hakluyt Society reprint, , vol. Phil, von Martius. Munchen, , 3 vols. English translation, Travels in Brazil, 2 vols.

Lilium Medecinae, Lugduni, p. Bernard de Gordon, died about Lugduni, , vol. Matthew, iv, 24; viii, 16; ix, 32, 33; xii, 22; xv, ; S. Mark, i, 32, 34, 39; iii, 11, 12; ix, ; S. Luke, iv, 41; vi, 18; vii, 21; viii, ; xi, 14; xiii, 32; and elsewhere in the Gospels. Opera omnia, Parisiis, , t. John, ix, 3.

The Book of Were-Wolves

English translation by E. Ashwin, edited by Montague Summers, p. Ashwin, edited by Montague Summers, pp. See also Guazzo, op. Eloy, Dictionnaire Historique de la Medicine, 4 vols. Seconde Partie; discours vii, pp. Reprint ed. Harrison, Maclagan, Evil Eye in the Western Highlands, , pp. The danger of over-praising and excessive admiration is common knowledge.

The whole subject of fascinatio , which he happily defines as contagio seu infectis p. Matthew, iv, 8, 9. Ady, A Candle in the Dark , ii, , derives from Scott. See also Rev. John D. Seymour, Irish Witchcraft and Demonology, , p. Ritual and Belief in Morocco, , vol. The charm was broken by spitting thrice. Theocritus, vi, 39, a passage quoted by Diogenianus, Prov. There is a famous reference in Vergil, Eclogues, iii, Professor Robinson Ellis, Commentary on Catullus, , vii, 12 p.

Urging that my bad tongue — by their bad usage made so — Forspeaks their cattle. Pliny, Historia Naturalis , vii, 2, and of the catoblepas and basilisk viii, 2 1. Leipzig, , p. Lane, Manners and Customs of the Modem Egyptians, 2 vols. Conder, Heth andMoab, , p.

Mishkat, xxi, 1, 2. English translation by Matthews, Calcutta, , vol. Mactaggart, Gallovidian Encyclopaedia, , 2nd ed. Maclagan, Evil Eye in the Western Highlands, Lawson, Modem Greek Folklore, , pp. Special forms of prayer, commonly known as fiaoKavioyof are provided for those who have been blinked by the evil eye. For Albania see George Borrow, Zincali, 2 vols. Robert Hawker, of Morwenstow, Cornwall, in Mrs. Word-Lore, vol. Andrew Innes of Kendal and Mr.

Tristram of Witney, 20th and 22nd September, Paynter, Daily Express, 26th September, In the West Country it is believed that to kiss a corpse renders one immune from being blinked, see Sunday Dispatch, 24th April, Bleek, Brief Account of Bushmen Folklore, , pp. Andree, op.

Forty Years in New Zealand, London, The counter-charms against the evil eye and similar fascinations must be familiar to any traveller who has visited these two countries, and indeed to most others beside. The subject in all its bearings is of enormous interest, but demands ample treatment or a mere mention. Newly enlarged, OfEnuy, ix, p. Bodley: Arch. The Commentary is printed in the works of Apuleius, Basileae, 3 vols. Atrada ars is the Thessalian art, that is magic, from Atrax now Sidhiro-peliko , a town in Thessaly on the Peneus.

Statius, Thebais, i, Phoebes Atracia rubet arte labor. Valerius Flaccus, vi, Their power too is in some measure over the mind. Deprive Man of his Virile Member. There is something of a quibble here, for all must agree that Deo permitiente the Devil is the agent, whether directly or mediately by a witch.

For Guazzo see the Compendium, iii, 1, Eng. Thomas Summa, ii, 2, q. Bonaventura, Peter a Palude, S. Albertus Magnus, are quoted in the Malleus, loc. For Boguet see Examen, eh. De Arte mdgica. Artie, vi. Tertia diffic. The date of death is also given as , and also There is a good edition of the Commentarium, Rome, Migne, P. Augustini Opera, vol. Impensis Joannis Knoblouch. Superstitio, fo. Moguntiae, , t. Salamanca, , d. Occult Review, March, , vol. Ill, Ferrariae, , p. Contemporary Review, August, No.

Anthologia Palatina, caput vii: Epigrammata Sepulcralia, , ed. Parisiis, , vol. Lipsiae, Teubner, Argentorati, [Strassburg], , p. Basileae, , per Hieronymum Gemusaeum. Julius Ludovicus Ideler. Berolini, , 2 vols. Schneider, Lipsiae, Avicenna, vol. I have used the ed. Francofurti, , folio. The edition 8vo, Bale, , is esteemed. The work ran into more than fifteen editions when it was edited by Jacques-Pancrace Brum as Castellus renouatus, Nuremberg, 4to, , after which date it was again very frequently reprinted in its revised form.

Luke, ix, Malleus Maleflcarum, etc. Kittredge in his Witchcraft in Old and New England, p. Ancient Laws, folio, , p. Opera omnia, folio, In Typographia Bassanensi, tom, xii, p. Malleus, Lugduni, , ii, pp.