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added Alan answered appeared approach arms asked Barbara bear beauty Bess better blood body Bradley brother called Coates continued cried dark dead death deep devil Dick Dick Turpin door Eleanor exclaimed eyes face father fear feel fell figure followed gipsy give glance ground hall hand head hear heard heart highwayman hold honour hope horse hour instant Jack keep Lady Rookwood leave light live look Luke Major matter mean mother Mowbray nature never night once passed person Peter pistol poor present priest raised Ranulph remained replied rest returned road rushed scarcely seemed seen sexton shouted side Sir Luke Sir Piers Small sound speak stand stood sure Sybil tell thing thou thought Titus took tree turned Turpin voice wild wood
Page xxxii - That humour interposed too often makes; All this still legible in memory's page, And still to be so to my latest age, Adds joy to duty, makes me glad to pay Such honours to thee as my numbers may; Perhaps a frail memorial, but sincere, Not scorn'd in Heaven, though little noticed here.
Page xxvi - You shall swear by custom of confession, That you ne.er made nuptial transgression ; Nor since you were married man and wife, By household brawls or contentious strife, Or otherwise at bed or at board, Offended each other in deed or in word ; Or since the parish clerk said Amen...
Page 295 - It is done — it is won," cried Dick. Hurrah, hurrah !" And the sunny air was cleft with his shouts. Bess was not insensible to her master's exultation. She neighed feebly in answer to his call, and reeled forwards. It was a piteous sight to see her, — to mark her staring, protruding eyeball, — her shaking flanks ; but, while life and limb held together, she held on. Another mile is past. York is near. " Hurrah ! " shouted Dick ; but his voice was hushed. Bess tottered — fell. There was a...
Page 278 - All that are desirous to pass from London to York," continues the advertisement, " or from York to London, or any other place on that road, let them repair to the Black Swan in Holborn, in London, or to the Black Swan in Coney Street, in York.
Page 266 - ... his pursuers. Coates and Titus he utterly disregarded ; but Paterson was a more formidable foe, and he well knew that he had to deal with a man of experience and resolution. It was then, for the first time, that the thoughts of executing his extraordinary ride to York first flashed across him ; his bosom throbbed high with rapture, and he involuntarily exclaimed aloud, as he raised himself in the saddle, "By God! I will do it!
Page 312 - s chamber found his grace All on a cold sweat, alter'd much in face And language: since which apparition, He hath grown worse and worse, and I much fear He cannot live.
Page 296 - leave Bess to me." Possessing himself of the wallet, Dick disappeared in the adjoining copse. He had not been gone many seconds when Major Mowbray rode up. "Who is this? " exclaimed the major, flinging himself from his horse, and seizing the patrico: "this is not Turpin.
Page 272 - Bess started forward at a pace which few horses could have equalled, and scarcely any have sustained so long. Even Dick, accustomed as he was to her magnificent action, felt electrified at the speed with which he was borne along. " Bravo ! bravo ! shouted he ; " hark away, Bess ! " The deep and solemn woods through which they were rushing rang with his shouts and the sharp rattle of Bess...