CHAPTER IX- AN ACCOUNT OF THE PERSECUTIONS IN LITHUANIA AND POLAND

The persecutions in Lithuania began in 1648, and were carried on with great severity by the Cossacks and Tartars. The cruelty of the Cossacks was much, that even the Tartars, at last, grew ashamed of it, and rescued some of the intended victims from their hands. The barbarities exercised were these: skinning alive, cutting off…
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