Book report ghost soldier

Paperback ISBN X This book is an emotional roller coaster ride with three different stories more or less meshed into one. Emotionally this book delves into graphic detail of the truly disgusting atrocities committed over and over again by many Japanese soldiers and Japanese police against both prisoners of war and civilians of all nationalities and races that came under their control.

Book report ghost soldier

It makes hir souldiers excellent, and crowneth them with victorie, Restores the lame and impotent, and healeth everie maladie. The divels of hell it conquereth, releaseth from imprisonment, Newnesse of life it offereth, it hath all at commandement. O crosse of wood incomparable, to all the world most holsome: No wood is halfe so honourable, in branch, in bud, or blossome.

O medicine which Christ did ordaine, the sound save everie hower, The sicke and sore make whole againe, by vertue of thy power.

Englished by Abraham Fleming. This charme following is taken out of the Primer aforesaid. How to make holie water, and the vertues therof. If I did well, I should shew you the confection of all their stuffe, and how they prepare it; but it would be too long.

WWII Book reviews and summaries - Ghost Soldiers by Hampton Sides

And therefore you shall onlie have in this place a few notes for the composition of certeine receipts, which in stead of an Apothecarie if you deliver to any morrowmasse preest, he will make them as well as the pope himselfe. Marie now they wax everie parlement deerer and deerer; although therewithall, they utter many stale drugs of their owne.

If you looke in the popish pontificall, you shall see how they make their holie water; to wit, in this sort: And water thus used as Durandus saith hath power of his owne nature to drive away divels.

If you will learne to make any more of this popish stuffe, you may go to the verie masse booke, and find manie good receipts: In rationali divinorum officiorum.

Book report ghost soldier

I know that all these charmes, and all these palterie confections though they were farre more impious and foolish will be mainteined and defended by massemongers, even as the residue will be by witchmongers; and therefore I will in this place insert a charme, the authoritie wherof is equall with the rest, desiring to have their opinions herein.

Leonard Vairus writeth, De veris, piis, ac sanctis amuletis fascinum atq; omnia veneficia destruentibus; wherein he speciallie commendeth the name of J esus to be worne.

For saith he these words of the preest, when he saith, Ego te absolvo, are as effectuall to drive awaie the princes of darknes, through the mightie power of that saieng, as was the voice of God to drive awaie the darknes of the world, when at the beginning he said, Fiat lux.

Book report ghost soldier

He commendeth also, as holesome things to drive awaie divels, the sacrament of the eucharist, and solitarines, and silence. Finallie he saith, that if there be added hereunto an Agnus Dei, and the same be worne about ones necke by one void of sinne, nothing is wanting that is good and holesome for this purpose.

There be innumerable charmes of conjurers, bad physicians, lewd surgians, melancholike witches, and couseners, for all diseases and greefes; speciallie for such as bad physicians and surgions knowe not how to cure, and in truth are good stuffe to shadow their ignorance, whereof I will repeate some.

For the falling evill. Take the sicke man by the hand, and whisper these wordes softlie in his eare, I conjure thee by the sunne and moone, and by the gospell of this daie delivered by God to Rubert, Giles, Cornelius, and John, that thou rise and fall no more.

Drinke in the night at a spring water out of a skull of one that hath beene slaine. Eate a pig killed with a knife that slew a man.

Take pilles made of the skull of one that is hanged. Write upon a peece of bread, Irioni, khiriora, esser, khuder, feres; and let it be eaten by the partie bitten.The ghost of a young Confederate soldier plays therapist to an angry 21st-century teen.

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The book Ghost Soldiers, is an emotional roller coaster ride with three different stories more or less meshed into one. Emotionally this book delves into graphic detail of the truly disgusting atrocities committed over and over again by many Japanese soldiers and Japanese police against both prisoners of war and civilians of all nationalities and races that came under their control.

Ghost Soldiers is an enthralling, deeply disturbing look at the horrors of war. It is impossible to read this book without wondering uneasily how you, the reader, would respond if forced to undergo the monstrous trials described with such immediacy by Hampton Sides.

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