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<interp inst="t17220704-24-person152" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ) came up out of the Grass, struck him on the Breast and said, Speak one Word and I'le shoot you through the Head. The 2 Prisoners then came up, drag'd him into a Ditch, stript him and bound him: and taking his Basket of Lemons, some of which they cut, they left him. With much strugling he got loose, and soon after meeting a Friend, they pursued the prisoners, and took them at a Night Cellar in the Haymarket, with some of the Goods upon them; but O Brian made him Escape. Before the Prosecutor had finished his deposition, the prisoners confest they were guilty of the Fact.
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<note>[Death. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1></div0>
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