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Of the disorders she did cure:
But some like thee they'll find the flame.
The Parable was many years ago. I had something gathering in my shoulder, and I could not bear my stays to rub against it. Mrs. Brown said she had an excellent healing salve that I should put to it and it would cure me, which she put for me, and soon healed up the wound; but soon after I was in such pain in my shoulder, that I thought my arm was rotting off. I told it to Mrs. Deem, and also, how my shoulder was at first, what salve I had put of Mrs. Brown's, that was such beautiful healing salve. Mrs. Deem cried, yes; but it was not fit for your shoulder, for you have a gathering within, and that corruption must be drawn out, and the wound opened afresh before your shoulder can be healed, or else you would lose your arm as you said. Now if you will put the salve that I will give you, to gather the wound' and draw out the corruption,
then Mrs. Brown's healing salye may be of use to heal it; but your wound must be opened afresh, if you will keep your arm or perhaps your life. I took Mrs. Deem's advice, and confess the salve she gava racked me with pain before the place was gathered and broke; but I knew I must suffer that or suffer my arm to be cut off, and shoulder too; but after the wound broke, it was astonishing to see the corruption that was there, which was first drawn out by Mrs. Deem's salve, and then Mrs. Brown's healing salve was of use, as Mrs. Deem had told me.—
THE ANSWER OF THE SPIRIT.
"And now, Joanna, I'll bring the Parable to the whole nation, to the Jezerjel, toher lovers, and to thee. The Jezebel is the woman that is now healing the wounds of mankind by the arts of the Devil,under a profession of religion in My Name. Her Lovers and her Adulterers aretheClergy throughout theland.who love to heal the nation in their sins and their blood, without searching their wounds to the bottom ; they adulterate my Bible as an adulterous man would commit fornication with an adulterous woman; and they heal the wound that is in man, without drawing out the corruption that is from the Devil: buf I tell thee, his corruption must be first drawn off, and his stinking wound must be first destroyed ; then the Jezebel's words may be right to tell them to go home and repent of their sins; for if Satan comes in arts to appear like me, he cometli to use some of my words and ways. And now I shall come to her Adulterers and they that commit fornication with her: it is the Clergy; for they are healing the nation as the woman is healing the sick, binding them up, as Brown would thy wound, which had the)- power to accomplish through the land, they would soon find the nation in a much worse situation than thy arm was by Brown's healing salve; for perfect so they are trying now to heal the nation to their utter ruin and destruction; and if 4hey do not repent of their fornications, I shall destroy them all; for they are healing the souls of men by their lying wonders, to say the root of evil must never be drawn out and destroyed, but—
Held up as it has always been,
Bv Satan's aits mankind is foil'd;
For he has got them in a snare
That he may dig the pit for all,
And so the nation he'd make fall,
If I'd not wam'd thee by the Dream,
When in the bed thou see'st Me plain.
To say the evil fruit must fall,
And therefore now I tell you all,
The evil fruit I'll take away,
And shew the grave where it doth lay,
That Satan's digging now for man,
Because at first he laid his plan,
• George's Cliair is a man at Leeds, who said he would £">f '** Devil a corner chair in his heart to keep him at his ca^e.
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A simple woman to defile,
And so the same I work'd in thee;
So end the letter, send it hastily, they must not stop day nor night, till the letter comes to Foley's hand."
This Letter was sent off by express, between three and four o'clock, Saturday, June 23, 1804.
MISS TOWNLEY TO MR. SHARP.
Saturday Afternoon, June 23d, 1S04.
This morning, when Joanna awoke, she asked Mrs. Underwood, if she heard any one call Tom? Underwood said no. Joanna said, it called aloud and waked her. She then told her dreams, which are in the other letter; she being told the night before, thai the Lord would clear up wondrous mysteries this day, and feeling no Power of the Spirit within her, she laid down faint and melancholy in her bed, and said she could not live •without the Spirit of the Lord was with her: and it did not seem to be strong upon her, only to tell her to w rite her dreams. When we had written them,we received a letter from the Rev. Mr. Foley, and I shall pen his words as they are in his letter. "Last Monday evening, about ei_>ht o'clock, we were most agreeably surprized with a vis.it from our dear friends, Mr. Mrs. and Miss Hirst, from Leeds; they had brought their daughter, from what* I had written to them, and from what they had heard, to take her to Mrs. Hughes's in Herefordshire *, in hopes she might be restored to perfect health, by the Divine Poiver given by the Lord to that favoured servant. They rested themselves one day here, and on Wednesday last, they set off for Kingsland, accompanied'by my wife.; and I do expect them home this day (Friday) and may., the Lord crown their faith and endeavours with full and perfect success, is my sincere and ardent wish. From what I can learn of this extraordinary woman, is, that her wonderful cures seem to be wrought according to the strength of faith in the persons who come to her: they that have great faith arc soon cured, and they
• A remarkable account of tins Woman, pretending to cure ilisttscs by a Divine rower, has appeared in the Newspaper*,