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Issue Details: First known date: 1886... 1886 The Witch's Ring
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The narrator hears in 1880 the English tale of Barbara Conwail (1670-1730) executed for witchcraft during a plague epidemic. He determines to try out the legend of the witch's favour and goes to the graveyard at midnight where he feels the touch of her hand and receives a ring. Good fortune then smiles on him but only two years later when he meets the woman he loves does he discover she was a human witch. Interestingly written. (PB)

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Australian Journal vol. 21 no. 251 April 1886 Z1030156 1886 periodical issue 1886 pg. 433-434
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    England,
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    United Kingdom (UK),
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    Western Europe, Europe,
  • 1880
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