A farmer, went into Carlisle with his wife and announced his intention to sell her by auction in April 1832, Joseph Thomson.
Mrs Thomson ended up being seated in a sizable oak seat, with a rope or halter around her throat, so that as a big audience collected, he made the following message:
“Gentlemen, i need to provide to your notice my partner, Mary Anne Thomson, otherwise Williams, who after all to market to your highest and fairest bidder. Men, it really is her wish in addition to mine to component for good. She’s got gone to me personally merely a created serpent. We took her for my convenience, together with good of my house; but she became my tormentor, a domestic curse, per night intrusion, and a devil that is daily. Men, we talk truth from my heart whenever I say — may Jesus deliver us from problematic wives and frolicsome women!
“Avoid them while you would a mad dog, a roaring lion, a loaded pistol, cholera morbus, Mount Etna, or just about any pestilential part of nature.
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