Saw. Strike, do: and wither'd may that hand and arm Whose blows have lam'd me, drop from the rotten trunk. Abuse me ! beat me! call me hag and witch ! What is the name, where, and by what art learn'd ? What spells, or charms, or invocations, May the thing... Dramatic Works of John Ford ... - Page 467by John Ford - 1827Full view
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Alexander Leggatt - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 197 pages
...that, and that! (Exit.) MOTHER. Strike, do, and wither'd may that hand and arm, Whose blows have lam'd me, drop from the rotten trunk! Abuse me? Beat me?...spells, what charms, or invocations, May the thing calPd 'familiar' be purchas'd? [...] I have heard old beldams' Talk of familiars in the shape of mice,...