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'God is dead!'
'Abby sat beside me when i made it'
'I'll not be ordered to bed anymore, Mr. Proctor. I am 18 now and a woman... however single.'
'There is a faction which is sworn to drive me from my pulpit'
'Because it is my name! Because I cannot have another in my life! Because I lie and sign myself to lies! Because I am not worth the dust on the feet of them that hang!'
'If you know not what a witch is, how do you know you are not one?'
“Now Hell and Heaven grapple on our backs, and all our old pretense is ripped away—make your peace! Peace. It is a providence, and no great change.'
'I have gone tiptoe in this house all seven month since she is gone. I have not moved from there to there without I think to please you,'
'I want to open myself! . . . I want the light of God, I want the sweet love of Jesus! I danced for the Devil; I saw him, I wrote in his book; I go back to Jesus; I kiss His hand.'
'There is blood on my head! Can you not see the blood on my head?'
'You think it's God's work that you should never lose a child, not a grandchild either, and i bury all but one?'
'It were only sport in the beginning, sir, but then the whole world cried witchcraft.'
'You must understand, sir, that a person is either with this court or he must be counted against it, there be no road between. This is a sharp time, now, a precise time—'
'I will come to you in the black of some terrible night and I will bring a pointy reckoning that will shudder you . . .. I can make you wish you had never seen the sun go down!'
'Let you rest upon the justice of the court; the court will send her home, i know it.'
'Life, woman, life is God’s most precious gift; no principle, however glorious, may justify the taking of it.'
'I have seen too many frightful proofs in court—the Devil is alive in Salem, and we dare not quail to follow wherever the accusing finger points!'
'Great stones they lay upon his chest until he plead aye or nay. They say he give them but two words. 'More weight,' he says. And died.'
'I counted myself so plain, so poorly made, no honest love could come to me! '
'A child's spirit is like a child, you can never catch it by running after itl you must stand still and, for love, it will soon itself come back.'
'A fart on Thomas Putnam!'
'What signifies the readin' of strange books?'
'I have good reason to think before I charge fraud on Abigail, and I will think on it. Let you look to your own improvement before you go to judge your husband anymore.'
'Faith, sir, is a fortress; no crack in a fortress may be accounted small.'
'I have trouble enough without I come five mile to hear him preach only hellfire and bloody damnation.'
'He have his goodness now. God forbid I take it from him!'
'There are wheels within wheels in this village, and fires within fires!'
'I'll tell you what's walking Salem - vengeance is walking Salem. We are what we always were in Salem, but now the little crazy children are jangling the keys of the kingdom,'
'Mister, I have myself examined Tituba, Sarah Good, and numerous others that have confessed in dealing with the Devil. They have confessed it.'

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