UFOnauts: The Abducted

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    Here is a collection of abductions or suspected abductions such as unaccountable time passage for witness(s) or other suggestive accounts. I have also included accounts where examinations or some unknown medical procedure was performed whether on a craft or at home or ?

    Lyon, Rhone-Alpes, France
    Date: 840
    Time: unknown
    Agobard of Lyons, a bishop during the Carolingian Era in France, wrote about the various “superstitions” he encountered among the peasantry. One such tale was that beings (“slyphs” or air elementals) travelling in sky-sailing ships were stealing farmers’ crops and abducting people. Many people claimed that anchors of these sky “ships” had become lodged in the rooves of buildings and showed them to the clergy. Agobard heard the rumor that four of these sylphs had been captured, and that they claimed to be from “Magonia,” a land high up in the clouds. These four beings were apparently stoned to death by an angry mob. Agobard dismissed the rumors because they contradict the Bible, which has no mention of such an aerial kingdom.

    Source: Agobard of Lyons

    Ostium, Italy
    Date: 1010
    Time: unknown
    Peter Damian, Cardinal-Bishop of the Italian city of Ostium (1007-1072), recorded what would be regarded today as a typical abduction involving the five-year-old son of a nobleman: “One night he was carried out of the monastery into a locked mill, where he was found in the morning. And when he was questioned, he said that he had been carried by strangers to a great feast and bidden to eat; and afterwards he was put into the mill through the roof.” What we see here is an early instance of a thread that will become increasingly important as the chronology develops, focusing on alleged interaction between human witnesses and creatures of another order. While a simplistic Christian interpretation classifies them as “demons,” more sophisticated scholars recognized they did not fit easily within the biblical definitions of good and evil. In the Moslem world they would be recognized as the Djinni. In the later medieval world they will become the Fairies, the elves, the Elementals of the Alchemical tradition, the “Good Neighbors” of the Celtic world. The parallels are obvious between the beliefs in such beings and contemporary abduction stories made popular by television. “Great feasts” are a staple of fairy folklore. Abductees were usually “bidden to eat” when the fairies whisked them off to their hidden palaces, just as people often claim to be given pills or liquids to swallow in today’s accounts. Even being pulled, pushed or dragged through the roof has its parallel in modern UFO lore.

    Source: Malleus Maleficarum, written in 1486 by Heinrich Kramer and James Sprenger, translated with an introduction, bibliography and notes by Montague Summers (London: Bracken Books, 1996), 105. The works of S. Peter Damian, which have been more than once collected, may be found in Migne, Patres Latini, CXLIV-CXLV.
     
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    Taicang, China
    Date: 1036
    Time: unknown
    A cloud carrying a female from the sky is said to have come down to the bedroom of Wang’s daughter and flown away with her. Chinese writer Sheng Gua reports: “Under the reign of Jinyou (1034-1038) a scholar from Taichang named Wang Lun saw (goddess) Zigu flying down into his daughter’s bedroom. This goddess knew how to write and was very pretty. A cloud floated under her feet, and she moved fast without effort. Zigu asked Wang Lun’s daughter: ‘Do you want to travel with me?’ She agreed with a sign of her head. At once, clouds formed in the courtyard and the girl was lifted, but the clouds could not carry her. Zigu said at once: ‘There is dust on your shoes, take them off before coming up.’ The girl did as she was told and she rose in the clouds that lifted her to the sky.”

    Source: Lycosthenes, Prodigiorum ac Ostentorum Chronicon (Basel, 1557).
     
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    Fundao, Portugal
    Date: 1400
    Time: unknown
    A little girl disappears for three days. It is found and she finally told when she was taken by a “white lady” who had offered him water to drink in a “bell”.
     
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    Angkor Wat, Cambodia
    Date: 1431
    Time: unknown
    The entire population of the village of Angkor Wat mysteriously vanished. Large airships were seen in the area.
     
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    Tirano, Val Poschiavo, Italy
    Date: September 29, 1504
    Time: morning
    At dawn a man named Mario Omodei, who had gone into his garden, was suddenly surrounded by a dazzling light and heard a voice that called him by name. At the same time he felt lifted from the ground and found himself carried away to a land owned by a man named Aloisio Quadrio. Here, in an even more dazzling vision, an apparition he took to be Mary instructed him to make public the fact that she wanted a temple dedicated to her. Indeed it was completed in 1513 and consecrated in 1528. A priest named Simone Cabasso wrote in 1601 about the adventure of Omodei: “it seemed that the mountains (…) were illuminated by an unusual light (…) He clearly felt lifted from the earth, and transported to a garden, and was taken down to the ground.” The luminous apparition looked like a 14-year old girl.

    Source: Gamba, Marino. Apparizioni mariane nel corso di due millenni. Udine: Ediz. II Segno (1999); and Cabasso, Simone, Miracoli della Madonna di Tirano. Vicenza: Ed. Pietro Gioannini (1601).
     
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    Ozarks Region
    Date: circa 1516
    Time: various
    In the 1530s and 40s, the Spaniard Cabeza de Vaca and his Conquistadores followed the Mississippi River and came in contact with various Native American tribes of varying dispositions. Upon befriending the Avavares further westward they were told a most unusual tale. According to the Indians, approximately sixteen years earlier the region had been visited by another “bearded” character of unusual aspect. This fellow was called by the Indians “Malacosa” or Mr. “Badthing” (according to the Spaniards) an accurate appellation given his proclivities. Even though bearded his facial features were “never seen clearly” or where otherwise indistinct or else clouded by a mist. This character “invaded” Indian homes by night, accompanied by a light and an electrical sensation that would make the hair of the inhabitants “stand on end.” Apparently paralyzed, the poor tribes-people would stand helpless as, armed with a “blazing brand” or wand the bearded creature would rush inside and perform intrusive surgeries upon its victims. This included abdominal intrusions and taking of intestinal samples, to incisions or perhaps partial amputation of arms and legs, which would then be surgically stitched or otherwise, repaired. The androgynous ambiguity of this creature was not lost on the Indians, for it happened that during this season of visitation, “Malacosa” would appear in the midst of their celebrations, dressed alternately as an Indian man or woman, which raises the question: Was he in a possible quest for genetic material based on seduction? The Indians offered him food but he never ate; they inquired as to his place of origin, and “Malacosa” pointed to a nearby “hole” on the ground and told them that his home was there, in the regions below. At first the Spaniards laughed at the account of the “barbarian bogey man” until the Indians brought forward numerous people who still bore the visible scars of the intrusive or amputation reattachment surgeries.

    Source: Michael Mott, Entities, Electromagnetism and EMP’s
     
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    Rome, Italy
    Date: 1526
    Time: unknown
    The Italian inquisitor Paulus Grillandus, whose Tractatus de Hereticis et Sortilegiis had almost as much impact as the Malleus Maleficarum, wrote that a countryman in Rome saw his wife take all her clothes off and go out of the house. The next morning he asked his wife where she had been all night. At first she refusal to tell him, but when he started to become more aggressive she told him she went to a witch gathering. He demanded that she take him with her the next time, and not long after this they were both “transported” by two he-goats. However, she warned her husband not to pronounce the word “God” during his time with the demons, to which he agreed. The man saw many famous people at the meeting, all of whom declared their devotion to the Devil in a ceremony.
    There was a dance and a banquet. The man noticed that the food on the table lacked salt. Of course, salt has purifying qualities associated with warding off evil spirits and was therefore shunned by demons and fairies alike. The man was unaware of this fact, much to his misfortune. He asked for the salt and, when he thought he had it in his hand, exclaimed, “Thank God, the salt has come!”
    Suddenly, everything disappeared before his eyes. Men, women, tables and dishes evaporated and everything went dark. He found himself naked in the countryside, in the cold night. At dawn he met some shepherds who informed him he was near Benevento, some 100 miles from Rome. They gave him something to eat and clothes to wear, and eventually he found his way home, begging for money on the way. When he reached Rome, starving and exhausted, the first thing he did was to report his wife, who was forced to confess and promptly burnt at the stake.

    Source: Malleus Maleficarum: The Classic Study of Witchcraft, Part I, Question I, 7, trar Montague Summers (London: Bracken Books, 1996).
     
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    Moscow, Russia
    Date: 1530’s-1540’s
    Time: unknown
    A stunning discovery was made by academician and anthropologist Dr. Rudolph Vanzhaev who at the end of the 20th century was reconstructing the facial features of the famous Russian Tsar Ivan the Fourth (or Ivan the Terrible). Dr. Vanzhaev discovered a diminutive metallic plate in Ivan’s skull while he studied it. The strange artifact a little more than one centimeter in diameter, remotely resembled a complicated electronic mechanism. The Doctor concluded that this object somehow increased the intellectual abilities of the Tsar but at the same time, caused his periodic uncontrolled fits of anger. The tiny metallic object with sharp teeth-like protrusions was discovered quite accidentally. Dr. Vanzhaev was studying the exhumed skeleton of Ivan the Terrible, attempted to find the physiological cause of his death (later it was established that the Tsar’s bones contained a huge quantity of mercury, or quicksilver). Moving his hand along the inner surface of Ivan’s skull, Vanzhaev felt a small protrusion. Trying to see it better, he took a large magnifying glass and saw something very small and metallic, halfway covered by bone tissue. The device was similar to an electronic chip used in computers or other electronic equipment. When the device was studied closing, using different kinds of techniques and equipment it appeared to be a miniature transmitter of electric impulses to the brain and the heart. Such impulses, emphasized Dr. Vanzhaev, sharply increased the brain’s ability to solve the difficult intellectual tasks but at the same time, created various collateral effects that influenced the man’s psyche. The layer of bone tissue that had grown around the metallic device was quite noticeable. This meant according to Vanzhaev, that when Ivan was “implanted” he had been quite young, possibly in his childhood. Ivan the Terrible was born in 1530, so the supposed alien abduction had apparently occurred during the 1530’s or 1540’s. He became the “Great Duke of all Russia” in 1533 and the Tsar in 1547, and died in 1584. The historic detail in favor of this assumption is that it was known that Ivan the Terrible had the habit of placing his hand on his head, even though he never complained to his doctors of feeling any pains in his head. Another Moscow based researcher Vladimir Alexeevich Smemshuk also mentioned in his books that Ivan the Terrible was under “alien control” and experienced several humanoid encounters at night when he was alone in his bedroom.

    Source: Alexander Bogatikov in: “Inoplanetyanin” (Extraterrestrial newspaper) Ukraine, January 9 2005
     
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    near Waldstadt, Germany
    Date: 1551
    Time: unknown
    A woman who had uttered some blasphemies during a drinking party was taken up in the air by the devil “in the presence of everyone.” The witnesses rushed out to watch where she was carried. They saw her hovering up in the sky outside the village, after which she dropped and was found dead in the middle of a field.

    Source: Dr. Jean Wier, Histoires, disputes et discours des illusions et impostures des diables, des magiciens, in fames, sorciers et empoisonneurs, le tout compris en 5 Jivres. Translated from the Latin, ca. 1577.
     
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    Romerswil, Switzerland
    Date: Nov. 15, 1572
    Hans Buchmann, a 50-year-old Swiss farmer from Romerswil, had gone to Sempach, a nearby village. When he failed to return, his wife sent out their two sons to look for him. The boys found their father’s hat, coat and gloves. They also found his saber and its sheath, lying on the path. This frightened them and they suspected that Klaus Buchmann, their father’s cousin, who had for years been an enemy to the family, could have murdered him. The authorities had Buchmann’s property searched, in vain.
    Four weeks later, the family received news about Hans Buchmann’s whereabouts: he was in Milan! On 2 February 1573, two and a half months after he disappeared, he came back. His wife and children were astonished to see that he did not have a single hair on his head, his face or his chin. His face was so swollen that they didn’t recognize him at first. When the authorities learnt that the man had returned they interrogated him, as so much trouble had been caused to cousin Klaus. The town chronicler, Renward Cysat (1545-1614), was present at the interrogation.
    Buchmann explained that on the day he disappeared he carried money to pay Hans Schiirmann, the owner of the Romerswil inn, to whom he owed sixteen florins. Schiirmann was not at home so he decided to go to Sempach on other business matters. There he stayed until dawn, drinking something but very little, and then set off for home. As he was passing through the forest he suddenly heard a strange noise. At first he thought
    it was the buzz of a swarm of bees, but then he realized it sounded more like music. He felt afraid, and was no longer sure where he was nor what was happening. He unsheathed his sword and swiped at the air around him, losing his hat, gloves and coat in the process? Before losing consciousness he could feel that he was being lifted up into the air. He was taken to another country. He was disoriented and confused, with no idea where he was. He felt pain and swellings in his face and around his head. Two weeks after his abduction he found himself in Milan, with no idea how he had got there. He was weak because he had not eaten or drunk anything in days, but he was determined to find his way home. Hans Buchmann neither knew the city nor spoke the language, and had no way of communicating his situation to anyone until he came across a guard of German origin who took pity on him.
     
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    Manila, Philippines
    Date: October 24, 1593
    Time: unknown
    According to Father Gaspar de San Agustin, on the morning of Monday, October 25th 1593, a Spanish soldier suddenly appeared in the Main Square in Mexico City. He belonged to a regimental unit stationed in Manila in the Philippines, some 9,000 miles away. The soldier, whose name is not stated, was not merely lost: he was unable to explain how he had reached the other side of the Pacific Ocean! Following his arrest he was ordered by the Inquisition to return to Manila. This story has been published in a number of versions since Father Gaspar de Agustin included it in his 1698 book Conquista de las Islas Filipinas. Here is the original paragraph, in English:
    “It is worthy of reflection that on the same day that the tragedy of Gomez Perez occurred, the art of Satan had already made it knowledge in Mexico. With [Satan’s help] some women inclined to performing such acts transported a soldier, who was in the sentry box on the walls of Manila, to the main square in Mexico City. This was carried out without the soldier’s even being aware of it, and in the morning he was found walking about the square in Mexico with his weapons, asking everyone who passed by to give him their name. But the Holy Inquisition of the city ordered him to return to these Islands, where many who knew him assured me of the truth of this event. “
    Many details were added later. It is often claimed, for example, that to prove that he had actually been in Manila the night before, the soldier told Mexican authorities that His Excellency the Governor of the Philippines, Gomez Perez Dasmarinas, had just been assassinated with a blow to the head. In this version two months pass before a galleon arrives in Acapulco bringing an important message from Manila: Governor Dasmarinas has indeed been murdered by the Chinese during a military mission against the Molucas Islands. The date of the assassination is given as October 24th. However, no such incident is described in Father Gaspar’s book.

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    Perth, Scotland
    Date: 1613(exact date not given)
    Time: unknown
    “she was carried out of her bed … to a hillside which opened before her. She went in, and stayed three days in “the fairy kingdom.” Eventually she was brought out by “a man with a grey beard” who taught her how to cure diseases and foretell the future.”

    Source: Criminal Trials in Scotland. Edinburgh, 1833
     
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    St Teath, Cornwall England
    Date: 1645 (exact date not given)
    Time: unknown
    Anne Jeffries was found on the ground outside apparently unconscious. She then described her kidnap by strange little entities. She remembering a sound similar to “the ringing of bells” and immediately thereafter was confronted by six little men, wearing feathered hats and with brilliantly shiny eyes. The little men suddenly climbed on her and kissed her repeatedly. They supposedly floated her to a brightly lit place, where she saw beautiful temples, persons wearing splendid glowing customs. The little men, now somehow resembled normal humans. The one that appeared to be the leader seduced Jeffries and during sexual relations returned her back to the garden while she heard a loud humming sound. She never again suffered a similar experience but reportedly gained curative powers after the incident.

    Source: Jenny Randles, The Little Giant Encyclopedia Of UFOs
     
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    Edinburgh, Scotland
    Date: 1648(exact date not given)
    Time: unknown
    In the spring of 1670, Captain of the Town Guard and highly respected preacher Major Thomas Weir (ca. 1596-1670) and his sister Jane Weir confessed to a series of terrible offenses. Thomas’ confession began with a detailed summary of his sex crimes which was horrible enough in the eyes of the city officials in Edinburgh. But it was when he admitted to being a witch and a sorcerer that the authorities became truly anxious. Weir said that he and his sister had had dealings with demons and fairies, to whom they had duly sold their immortal souls. The Devil appeared to Jane in the guise of a midget-like woman. Both she and her brother had been carried off by strange entities on several occasions. They said that in 1648 they were transported between Edinburgh to Musselburgh in a fiery “coach,” and they had also been taken for a ride in a similarly fiery “chariot” from their house in the West Bow (a z-shaped street near Edinburgh Castle) to Dalkeith. It is interesting that Thomas Weir was driven to coming clean about his private life because of the guilt he felt from having consorted with devils. Major Weir was an active member of a strict Protestant sect. Betraying God was, for him, his least forgivable crime. However, he was old and sick and he had been an important figure in society for as long as people could remember, so at the beginning he had trouble persuading the courts to arrest him. When at last he and his sister were remanded in custody she alone was convicted of witchcraft, while he was “only” found guilty of fornication, incest and bestiality (!).
    Jane Weir was hanged and burnt at the stake at Grass Market on April 12th, 1670, and her brother the day before. Tradition holds that both refused to repent on the scaffold, crying out that they wished to die as shamefully as they deserved. When requested to pray on the eve of his execution, Major Weir answered, screaming, “Torment me no more-I am tormented enough already!” This gives the impression that he was convinced of the physical nature of his acts and of his contact with malign spirits, as does his reply on the scaffold when asked to beg God for mercy: “Let me alone – I will not – I have lived as a beast, and I must die as a beast!” Jane Weir’s final words were along the same lines.

    Source: Charles McKay, Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds (1841)
     
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    Ragunda, Sweden
    Date: 1660(exact date not given)
    Time: night
    Peter Rahm alleges that he and his wife were at their farm one evening late when there came a little man, swart of face and clad in gray, who begged the witness’s wife to come and help his wife then in labor. The witness, seeing that they had to do with a troll, prayed over his wife, blessed her, and bade her in God’s name go with the stranger. She seemed to have been borne away by the wind. The woman accepted no food in fairyland and was therefore returned unharmed.

    Source: Chris Aubeck, Return to Magonia
     
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    Tedworth, Wiltshire, England
    Date: April 1662
    Time: various
    Numerous incidents of bedroom visitations, knocks and reports of witness paralysis by lights and humanoid entities.

    Source: Rev. Joseph Glanvill, Saducismus Triumphatus (1681)
     
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    Gjov, Faeroe Islands
    January 20, 1667
    Time: unknown
    Jacob Olsen, 24, was awakened by a luminous visitor who healed him. He saw him again later, coming from the sky.

    Source: Jacobsen Debes, Faeroae & Faeroa Reserata (1673)
     
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    London, England
    Date: May 23, 1676
    Time: unknown
    In a diary entry, spiritual writer Jane Lead describes a visit from three mysterious figures. “I saw one as in a Figure of a sprightly Youth, presenting himself near my Bedside, which amazed me, and I was afraid to take knowledge of him, who made out to me, as if he would draw my Aspect to him, but I could not find any Power for Speech with him. This disappearing, another in taller Stature, and more Manly Countenance, drew upon me, seeming to desire Familiarity with me; and then I looked when this Appearance would have spoke, but it was passive, and silent, only pleasant in its Countenance, who on a sudden withdrew. Then again was a presentation of a Person in a middle Stature, comely, sweet, and amiable for attraction; yet I being bounded in my Spirit, was hindered: otherwise I could have run with my Spirit into him.” While this apparition could be interpreted as an effect of schizophrenia this report 167 would be seen as classic “bedroom visitation” by aliens in the context of today’s abduction literature.

    London, England
    Date: March 22, 1677
    Time: unknown
    Spiritual writer Jane Lead wrote that during the night she had been “cast as into a magical Sleep, where I saw my self carried into a Wilderness.” There she found herself in a peaceful, natural environment. Before she could enjoy these circumstances, however, a being that she had seen before and two other female entities “did make a kind of Assault upon me; but one of the Females was more fierce, and did give my outward Skin a prick, as with a sharp Needle. Upon which I called for Angelical aid to succour me, or else too hard they would be. Whereupon I was parted from them, and saw them in that place no more…”
    Lead writes that after this vision, before waking up in bed, she was told that she needn’t worry, that it would not happen to her again.

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    Date: February 9, 1678
    Time: unknown
    In a diary entry entitled A Transport, Jane Lead writes: “In the Morning after I was awaked from Sleep, upon a sudden I was insensible of any sensibility as relating to a corporeal Being, and found my self as without the clog of an Earthly Body, being very sprightly and airy in a silent place, where some were beside my self, but I did not know them by their Figures, except one, who went out, and came in again: and there was no speaking one to another, but all did set in great silence.” Lead’s ordeals could not be closer to the situation of a modern abductee: She is woken up in a disoriented trance-like state, possibly confusing reality with a dream or a recent half-forgotten memory; around her are ‘figures’ she does not know, except for one; there is an eerie silence; next, Lead recalled seeing a gold-colored craft “come down” to “a pretty distance” from where she was. “It was in the form of a large Ship” with four golden wings. The ship “came down with the greatest swiftness as is imaginable.” She asked some of the figures beside her if they could see what she could, and mysteriously they said they couldn’t! No doubt puzzled by their answer, Jane looked again and saw herself m front of the others, “leaping and dancing and greatly rejoicing to meet it.” Bar the detail about a third-person view of herself when the ship landed, this is the kind of account given by people whose cases fill countless UFO books today, and whose stories are often taken at face value. It is not sufficient to accuse abductees of confabulation and of sharing science-fiction fantasies because the same ‘fantasies’ have been reported and believed for hundreds of years, since long before the popularisation of the genre. Was Lead’s vision a muddled
    memory of an earlier experience? Lead’s diary entry of February 9th concludes: “But when I came up to it [the Ship], then it did as suddenly go up again, withdrawing out of sight, unto the high Orb from whence it came. After which I found my self in my Body of sense, as knowing I had been ranging in my Spirit from it for a while, that I might behold this great thing.”

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    Sahalahti, Eastern Finland
    Date: August 1700
    Time: midday
    An old man, a smith named Tiittu, is said by a local story to have disappeared shortly after a flying disk hovered over the village. His son went to search for him, and met a being he perceived as a “bear” who said he had flown off. “After Tiittu had gone to the forest, the same day villagers saw a huge disc hovering above the village. It stayed without moving for a moment, then started to fly out to the direction where Tiittu had gone to. Villagers believed that it was a mark of the end of the world. They were horrified. “For two days they stayed inside praying, singing religious songs and confessing their sins. Only in the third day they were calm enough to go back to their normal work. When Tiittu didn’t return, the villagers started to look for him. In the forest Tiittus son suddenly met a big being looking like a bear. The being started to speak in Finnish: ‘Don’t be 178 afraid. I can tell you that you are looking for your father in vain. You saw that ‘sky ship’ like a rainbow—it took your father up to the heights, to another, better world, where lives a race much higher than your people. Your father feels good there and doesn’t miss his home.’ The bear disappeared, and they stopped looking for Tiittu. “All the people of Sahalahti were talking about the mysterious case. Then they got a new priest, who announced in the church: “This story speaks of sinful witchcraft, and it represents the imagination of drunken and mad people, so youd better forget it.”

    Source: Tapani Kuningas
     
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