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" Her defence was (I have the trial in my pocket), ' that she had lived in credit, and wanted for nothing, till a press-gang came and stole her husband from her ; but, since then... "
The Legal Observer, Or, Journal of Jurisprudence - Page 126
1833
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The Parliamentary Register: Proceedings and Debates, Volume 6

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1802
...circumstance not to be forgotten, that she was very young, (under nineteen) and most remarkably handsome. She went to a linen-draper's shop, took some coarse...it down : for this she was hanged. Her defence was (I have the trial in my pocket), " That she had lived in credit, and wanted for nothing, till a press-gang...
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The Eloquence of the British Senate: Being a Selection of the Best ..., Volume 2

William Hazlitt - Great Britain - 1809
...circumstance not to be forgotten, that she was very young, (under nineteen) and most remarkably handsome. She went to a linen-draper's shop, took some coarse...it down : for this she was hanged. Her defence was (I have the trial in my pocket,) " that she had lived in credit and wanted for nothing, till a press-gang...
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Travelling Sketches in Russia and Sweden: During the Years 1805 ..., Volume 1

Sir Robert Ker Porter - Russia - 1809 - 475 pages
...stores of subsistence: here was at least something to praise as well as pity in the poor unfortunate. She went to a linendraper's shop, took some coarse...cloak; the shopman saw her, and she laid it down: here was restitution; yet for this she was hanged. Her defence was, " that she had lived in credit,...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 3

Elegant extracts - 1812
...circumstance not to be forgotten, that she was very young, (under nineteen) and most remarkably handsome. She went to a linen-draper's shop, took some coarse...it down : for this she was hanged. Her defence was (I have the trial in my pocket),' that she had lived in credit, and wanted for nothing, till a pressgang...
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The Opinions of Different Authors Upon the Punishment of Death, Volume 2

Basil Montagu - Capital punishment - 1812
...(under nineteen) and most remarkably handsome. She went to a linen draper's shop, took some coarse Jinen off the counter, and slipped it under her cloak ;...it down: for this she was hanged. Her defence was (I have the trial in my pocket) " that she had lived in credit, and wanted for nothing, till a press-gang...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1814
...circumstance nottobe forgot ten, th at she was very young, (under 19) and most remarkably handsome. She went to a linen-draper's. shop, took some coarse...it down : for this she was hanged. Her defence was, (I have the trial in my pocket) " That she had lived in credit, and wanted for nothing, till a press-gang...
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An Appeal from the Judgments of Great Britain Respecting the United States ...

Robert Walsh - Public opinion - 1819 - 512 pages
...circumstance not to be forgotten, that she was very young, (under nineteen) and most remarkably handsome. She went to a linen-draper's shop, took some coarse...it down: for this she was hanged! Her defence was, (I have the trial in my pocket) ' That she had lived in credit, and wanted for nothing, till a press-gang...
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The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review, Volume 1

1820
...linen-draper's shop, took some coarse ' linen off the counter, and slipped it under her cloak ; the sbop' man saw her, and she laid it down : for this she was hanged ! Her ' defence was, (I have the trial in my pocket,) " That she had lived ' in credit, and wanted for nothing, till a press-gang...
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The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review, Volume 1

Charles Kitchell Gardner - 1820
...circumstance not to be forgotten, that ' she was very young, (under nineteen,) and most remarkably ' handsome. She went to a linen-draper's shop, took some coarse ' linen off the counter, and slipped it tmder her cloak ; the shop' man saw her, and she laid it down : for this she was hanged ! Her * defence...
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Report of the Committee: With an Appendix, Volume 8

1832
...cireumstance not to he forgotten, that she was very young (under nineteen) and most remarkahly handsome. She went to a linen-draper's shop, took some coarse...it down : for this she was hanged. Her defence was (I have the trial in my pocket) " that she had lived in credit and wanted for nothing, till a press-gang...
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