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  • "Pardon me for dunning you, for extorting information from you as if with forceps -- suppose I were to ask you a really personal question -- this faculty of incubacy ...?"

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  • Formerly women smitten with incubacy had frigid flesh even in the month of August.

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  • Women smitten with hystero-epilepsy see phantoms beside them in broad daylight and mate with them in a cataleptic state, and every night couch with visions that must be exactly like the fluid creatures of incubacy.

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  • In a sudden flash of thought he saw the scenes of incubacy of which Gévingey had spoken.

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  • This time around MDC should just accept that in African politics its not about who was elected but who can yield the powers of incubacy.

    Zimbabwe Telegraph and ZimDaily Forums

  • "Well," said he, "I already had data on incubacy and poisoning by spells.

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  • "Indeed, what can she have been up to with that abbé who was her confessor and who, by her own admission, launched her into incubacy?

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  • In other words, is a cold body a presumable symptom of incubacy, as of old the inability to shed tears served the Inquisition as proof positive to convict witches? "

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  • "However that may be, messieurs, to instruct you completely in this matter, I must divide the creatures smitten with incubacy or succubacy into two classes.

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  • "That and the witchcraft and incubacy and succubacy which I will tell you about; or rather, I will get another more expert than I in these matters to tell you about them.

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