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REMARKABLE FAITH-HEALING AT LEWES

A Sasaei paper states that a sadden recovery from a eerlona Illness has created much araazoment la Lowes. A little more than saveu months ago Mr JR.. Rammery, of that town, was taken ill'with chronic rheumatism and hysteria, which seemed to effjot ever/ nerve in his body Prior to hln Illness his sight had been bad, and now he b.oame totally blind in one eye, and gradually began to loss the power of vision in the other. He was brought bick from Bath a helpless Invalid. On Satu day, June 15, he wai utterly proBtrated, and never left hla bed, no; ooald he well raise hta body therein without assistance. On that day there oame fr.)m London a mlcisUr who somet'moa preaches in tho chapel irhioh the ' aiok man was in the habit of attending, The minister and five others proceeded to the sick chamber. Solemnly they "anointed" him by pouring a few drops of oil on his head and then laying their hands, in tarn, upon him, Kneeling then by the bsJtaide, prayer was once more offered, when, within ten minutes of the arrival of the party, Mr Rummery, of his own aooord, sat, up in bed, a thing he h>d been unable to do for weeka. He took from hla faoe the shade which for two months hid covered hi* eyes, and at once exolalraed, "I can sea." All pala had entirely left him. The onward progress did not atop here, for to the amazement of all, he soon after got oat of bad, dresaed himself, and walked down etalra unaided. For weeks no solid food had paoeed bis lips, bat upon getting downstairs he became ravenously hungry, and eat do^n and thoroughly enjoyed a hearty meat sapper. After a fow days change of air, Mr Rummery proposes to resume his ordinary daily employment;

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REMARKABLE FAITH-HEALING AT LEWES, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2200, 15 August 1889

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REMARKABLE FAITH-HEALING AT LEWES Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2200, 15 August 1889

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