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Mr. Thomas WareA man from Kidderminster in the county of Worcestershire, who sits and prays with a "Sanguine strong maid" afflicted by a number of "strange Histerical Fits," caused by a devil and "a suror uterinus." After several days of fasting and praying on the part of many neighbours, Mr. Thomas Ware prays with the maid (Anonymous 409), "in the midst of the Day." During this prayer, the maid "fell on the Floor like a Block, and having lain so a while, cryed out, He is gone, He is gone; The Black Dog is gone." After this time, "she never had a Fit."(194)When I returned home, I went to see her, and Prayed once by her, and came to her no more. At last my praying Neighbours encouraged by their Success, for others resolved to joyn with some of Bewdley, to Fast and Pray by her, till she was recovered: While they were Praying, she was usually in violent Rage, and after thankt them; after many days, in the midst of the Day, while Mr. Tho. Ware of Kederminster was Praying, she fell on the Floor like a Block, and having lain so a while, cryed out, He is gone, He is gone; The Black Dog is gone: And she never had a Fit after. ()