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A Ghostly House in Kansas
Inteview with SUZANNE and JEFFERY DIEHL and their children JOURDANNE DIEHL, age 4, and PAUL ROATH age 13. June, 1999. Interview by SuzAnne's aunt Linda Kangas and Gene Kangas, Concord OHIO. The subject concerns spiritual occurrences at an early 20th century...
Ghosts >> Ghost Stories
Real Interviews >> Paranormal
King James Bible: Leviticus, Chapter 14
Chapter 14 14:1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 14:2 This shall be the law of the leper in the day of his cleansing: He shall be brought unto the priest: 14:3 And the priest shall go forth out of the camp; and the priest shall look, and, behold, if the...
Old Testament >> Leviticus
Egyptian Temples, part VI: The House of Life
Library - Archive 'The House of Life' could well be called a library. It was that part of the temple where all records and texts were kept and stored. These papyrii encompassed many different fields of learning as well as the accountings on the daily and...
Religions >> Egyptian
King James Bible: Numbers, Chapter 1
Chapter 1 1:1 And the LORD spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying, 1:2 Take ye the sum of all the...
Old Testament >> Numbers
Car or House Protection
This is what I do when I leave my car parked somewhere for any period of time. Visualise your car in the spot it’s parked. Then in your mind draw a ring of light around it. Then imagine a pentagram of white light over your car and say something like, Circle...
Paganism & Wicca >> Spells
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 39
Chapter 39 39:1 And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hands of the Ishmeelites, which had brought him down thither. 39:2 And the LORD was with Joseph, and he was a...
Old Testament >> Genesis

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Virginia is unanimous No. 1 in Atlantic 11 poll, while Hokies continue to rise
On the downside, the Tribe will not make the NCAA tournament for yet another year. On the upside, Williamsburg is a really fun college town if you are into tours of the House of Burgesses and watching people in colonial garb churn butter and make candles.
Seething fury led up to Revolutionary War
Upon hearing of the Boston Port Act, Thomas Jefferson drafted a day of fasting and prayer resolution, to be observed the same day the blockade was to commence. It was introduced in the Virginia House of Burgesses by Robert Carter Nicholas, May 24, 1774.
The End of Democracy?
The establishment of the Virginia House of Burgesses in 1619 brought the first parliamentary assembly to the Americas and laid a foundation for self-government on a wider scale by the end of the following century.
Primary Pints: Suds by State
George Washington lost his first political campaign when he ran for the Virginia House of Burgesses at age 24. He chalked the loss up to not plying voters with enough booze.
Nostalgia: Era when life was all ale and hearty
A Privy Council survey of 1574-5 identified nearly 4,000 places in Yorkshire providing beer and ale, 3,679 were alehouses or tippling houses, 239 were inns and 23 were taverns.

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