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Apparition 3 (plural)Several Apparitions which appear to Richard Dugdale after a night of drinking, on his road home to his Master's house the following morning. Richard Dugdale finds himself unable to "tell the resemblance thereof."The Confession of Richard Dugdale of Whalley in the County of Lancashire, Gardner, taken before the Right Honourable Hugh Lord Willoughby, and William Hulme, Esq, two of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace, and Quorum, for the Said County, taken at the House of Richard Sharples, of Blackburn, in the Couty aforesaid, the 15th day of September, Anno Domini, 1697. Imprimis, the Said Richard Dugdale, answers and says, that he was in Health of Body and Mind, at the Age of Eighteen Years, or thereabouts: About the Nineteenth Year, he says, he was a hired Servant, with Thomas Lister of Arnald's-bigging, in the County of York, Esq; and begged leave of his said Master, to go to a Rushbearing to Whalley, and being in Drink, fell out at Whalley with a Man and fought about dancing that Night. (He says) afterwards he went to his Father's House: The day afterwards he went from his Father's House, to Arnald's-bigging, and on the Road, being troubled in Mind, he thought that he saw several Apparitions, but could not tell the resemblance thereof.

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Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 62