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<p>August, I was passing John-street, Tottenham Court-road, and sat the prisoner with this flageolet under his jacket—I stopped him, and asked whose it was—he said, his father's, and he was going to take it to Clerkenwell, which was quite a different way to what he was going—I took him, and found on him this brass cock.</p>
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