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<p>Prosecutrix was a girl who had kept company with prisoner, and had subsequently thrown him over. In the box she stated that she was afraid of him but that he had not threatened her.</p>
<p>His Lordship was of opinion that prosecutrix had treated prisoner badly.</p>
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