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Assertions for a specific being.

Name Description Original Text
Anonymous 27An angel "with Wings in a flaming Light" that appears to Sarah Bower, a fourteen year old girl suffering from fits. He appears before her during a time period she is rendered speechless. Sarah Bower refers to Anonymous 27 as "the Man of God," and he councils her to place her trust in God, and not yield to Satan. He also predicts that she will shortly die, and gave her a message to pass on to "the People of London and England, [that] if they did not speedily repent from their Sins, especially that of Pride in Apparrel, and turn from the Evil of their Ways, God Almighty would give them up as a Prey to their Enemies." The angel continues to pull Sarah Bower "one way, and the Devil another."[S]omething appear'd to her in the shape of an Angel with Wings in a flaming Light, which she calls the Man of God, charging her to fear and put her trust in God, and not yield to that Man, who was Satan, the Devil that thus Tempted her, for he sought her Soul; after which she further declared many strange Things, (and yet seem'd very well in her Senses,) as it appear'd to the Men, Women, and Neighbours then present, who were near a Room full, also her Aunt, who declares, That since her Speech had been taken from her, she had seen many strange Visions, and been both in Heaven and Hell, that she past through Hell to Heaven, and was like to have been stop'd in the former, but that a good Angel that guarded her, brought her out of it to Heaven, that in Heaven she thought her Happiness so great, that she would have continued there, but her Angel told her that she could not then, but that she should shortly really die, and be brought thither; after which she declared these Words in the presence of many, That if the People of London, and England, did not speedily repent from their Sins, especially that of Pride in Apparrel, and turn from the Evil of their Ways, God Almighty would give them up as a Prey to their Enemies, and this she de|clared the Man of God gave her in charge to deli|ver; after which she uttered many godly savory Speeches and Expressions to the Persons then pre|sent, exhorting them to Repentance

Appears in:
Dirby, Richard . Dreadful News from Wapping. Unknown: 1693, 4-5