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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Extreme Unction

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One of the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church; an anointing of consecrated or holy oil administered by a priest in the form of a cross to a sick person upon the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, hands, and face at the point of death, which is presumed to impart grace and strength against the last struggle.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Extreme Unction'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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