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16504
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As with all branches of medicine, animal as well as human, the modern treatment of dogs is the result of a gradual groping through the years, from the superstitious, the fantastic, and absurd, and finally to the scientific. Although veterinary medicine dates back more than 4000 years, it too was governed by those dogmas and superstitions which were the basis of all ancient practices. There are many remedies and treatments for the ailments of domestic animals, dogs in particular, which persist to the present day.
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16505
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Salisbury recounts stories of several incidents of supposed witchcraft in Carteret County from the Youpon Tea Man of Morehead City to the Witch of the Dunes on Shackleford Banks.
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35164
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From 1911-1912, the Allen family was the subject of a feud that resulted in the shooting up of a courthouse that killed and wounded around a dozen people. The author of this article provides an in depth look at the people, circumstances, and outcomes of that event. It also includes three ballads about some of the main players and events.
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35166
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This is a story about a woman who accidentally gave her baby to a bear, thinking it was her husband.
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35165
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The author explores the origins of the popular story, “the Wolf, the Fox, and the Well,” along with its many variants.