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An English gentlewoman, who suffered from what appeared to be possession by evil spirit as a result of the death of her husband. The disease is referred to as "the Mother." Her ladies in waiting all caught her disease. They were separated from her, and recovered. She was purged of her ill humours, and recovered too. (183)
Digby, Kenelm. Of The Sympathetick Powder. A Discourse in a Solemn Assembly at Montpellier. London: 1669 , 183