Sarah Good


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  • ''I am no more a witch than you are a wizard. If you take my life away, God will give you blood to drink.''
    Sarah Good (?-1692), Colonial American woman convicted of witchcraft. As quoted in Great American Trials, "1600s" section, by Edward W. Knappman (1994). Good, a "near derelict," was among those women accused by young girls in Salem, Massachusetts, of being witches and convicted in court. On July 19, 1692, as she was about to be hanged, the Reverend Nicholas Noyes urged her to confess. She refused, saying this.
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