he sifted the ashes for her tongue-screw, which he found and kept in her remembrance. CHRISTIAN MARTYR

https://www.christianhistoryinstitute.org/it-happened-today/10/5/

http://www.godlikeproductions.com/forum1/message2690720/pg1

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Adriaen bravely went to the place of execution, but when his mother was brought out to the stake, he was so overcome by emotion he passed out. Regaining consciousness after the fire had died, he sifted the ashes for her tongue-screw, which he found and kept in her remembrance.
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