"we did dance, uncle and when you leaped out of the bush so suddenly, Betty was frightened and then she fainted. And there's the whole of it"
"i'd not call it sick; the devil's touch is heavier than sick. you know, it's death driving into them, forked and hoofed."
"Thomas, Thomas, i pray you, leap not witchcraft. I know that you ... you least of all, Thomas would ever wish so disastrous a charge laid upon me. we cannot leap witchcraft. They will howl me out of Salem for such corruption in my house.
"what'll we do? the village is out! i just come from the farm the whole county's talking witchcraft"
"the road from Beverly is unusually busy this morning, and he has passed a hundred rumors that make him smile at the ignorance of the yeomanry in this most precise science.
" Tituba you must have no fear to tell us who are they are, do you understand? we will protect you. the devil can never over come a minister. you know that, you not"