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This quantity comprises an appendix containing reception of the 1st variations, sequel of her narrative, evaluate of the case; additionally a complement giving extra details of the nunnery and grounds. This publication embraces the contents of the 1st versions of the author's lousy Disclosures, including the sequel of her narrative, giving an account of occasions after her break out from the Nunnery, and of her go back to Montreal to acquire criminal research of her fees. It additionally furnishes all of the testimony that used to be released opposed to her, of each description, in addition to that which used to be given in affirmation of her tale. on the shut may be came across a overview of the entire topic, provided by means of a gentleman good certified for the aim; and eventually, a brief complement, giving extra details fascinating to the general public. end result of the age and shortage of the unique we reproduced, a few pages will be spotty, light or tricky to learn.

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This quantity contains an appendix containing reception of the 1st variations, sequel of her narrative, overview of the case; additionally a complement giving extra details of the nunnery and grounds. This publication embraces the contents of the 1st variants of the author's lousy Disclosures, including the sequel of her narrative, giving an account of occasions after her get away from the Nunnery, and of her go back to Montreal to obtain criminal research of her fees.

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I am assured that the conduct of the priests in our Convent has never been exposed, and is not imagined by the people of the United States. This induces me to say what I do, notwithstanding the strong reasons I have to let it remain unknown. Still, I cannot force myself to speak on such subjects except in the most brief manner. CHAPTER VII. Daily Ceremonies--Jane Ray among the Nuns. On Thursday morning, the bell rung at half-past six to awaken us. ) We then rose immediately, and dressed as expeditiously as possible, stepping into the passage-way at the foot of our beds as soon as we were ready, and taking places each beside her opposite companion.

When I was uncovered, I rose, stepped out of my coffin, and kneeled. " After which the music commenced, and here the whole was finished. I then proceeded from the chapel, and returned to the Superior's room, followed by the other nuns, who walked two by two, in their customary manner, with their hands folded on their breasts, and their eyes cast down upon the floor. The nun who was to be my companion in future, then walked at the end of the procession. On reaching the Superior's door, they all left me, and I entered alone, and found her with the Bishop and two priests.

There were usually a number of straw mattresses, in that room, as I well knew, having helped to carry them in after the yard-man had filled them. A door beyond enters into a storeroom, which extends also beyond this apartment. On the right, another door opens into another passage; crossing which, you enter by a door-8th. A room with a bed and screen in one corner, on which nuns were laid to be examined before their introduction into the sick-room last mentioned. Another door, opposite the former, opens into a passage, in which is a staircase leading down.

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