Lit Quotes – Early Modern Tabloid Literature

From The English People on the Eve of Colonization : 1603 – 1630 (1954) by Wallace Notestein:

They [the Elizabethans] bought all sorts of collections of religious extracts and stories, narratives of how this man breaking the Sabbath was struck by lightning and how that woman on her knees in prayer escaped the fire that consumed her house.

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What, no vision of an angel in a piece of toast?

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