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Bail with the girls

SQUI. THIM. [Aside] I'll stay and see the upshot of this.
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of Sir G." Go out and learn what it means. [Exit Barebone.] They'll get no money here, at any rate, and as to victuals and drink, I set even defiance. They say, they won't live upon potatoes, voldtatoes, and they'll not find even even their guts at them here. Smit use our 15 boers vius

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a post-chaise along, and SIR G. A post-chaise! BARE. Yes, Sir, and Peter Skeleton heard them, as they came through the village, swear that they'd kill you.od efte l'uoyadlot boogmioon sam ob Sd StRG. Kill me For what boold woll !ei de slag woH

BARE. I don't know, indeed, Sir; but Peter says they said something about Betty Birch; and they have got one of the gentlemen that was here last night, with his arms tied behind him,do not asb of woy tot 19 qu egnids fit. SEG Oh, the devilsby To fly is impossibles There are some hiding places in this old house There's no time to lose.vod 9w tud 29Y м Javį Esit.

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gentlemen, I'm glad you're satisfied that I have had nota hand in it, and that into Jodequ adt 992 bos yote II'I [sbiaÀ] MIHT.1002 'basd on s'vucy ni2 99 Enter NED MAPLE, out of breath. i2iste bad .883172 J'ai NED. We've got um, we've got um and there's Betsey in the chaise, and poor Dick, with the blood running down his breast, holding Betsey in his armaz and


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NED. Jack Harrow and I came up with them! first, and Jack-knocked down one of the post-chaise boys, and I knocked the fellow off the box sand me...I But where was was this to human ABB WOTE doel bus ad NED. And then Dick came up, and pulled the chaise-door window open, and the fellow shot at him, and the shot grazed his breast; and Tom Stiles, your nephew, then pulled the fellow out, and laid on upon him till he could not stir and Harry Hedger pulled t'other fellow out, and basted himb over eyes and limbs and font nov, wode III Los ruoheq adı oral sm50 NIT

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2 LAST. But where was this? And who stopped them in sing out nisfy NED. Why one of their horses fell down at the bottom of Break-neck-hill, and broke both his fore-legs, and so we came up with them; and we tied the arms was upon the box; and we left the other two crying murder; and Betsey was she he swore he'd kill every man of fainted, and Dick

but she come the and dead, and

and he got her into his arms, and there he sticks, and you can't get a word out of him. STILES. Poor fellow, his feet must be cut all to I pieces. 13'o LAST. But where are they now?


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LAST. This gentleman has told us that they were going to be allong his arms tied has confessed all about it. and see, here [pulling out a parcel of gold] is the money that old Gripe gave


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Don't you hear them?

STILES. There they come, there they come!
LAST. Come, let's go up to the widow's and
Quodsi meet them.


[All go out but Thimble. SQU. THIM. So then, this old hypocritical rascal; this ungrateful wretch, to whom I have been political pimp for twenty or thirty long years, and who now Calls me coxcomb, fool, and stitch-louse; this pretended patriot; this weathercock in politics: this haughty aristocrat; and, at the same time, noisy dema gogue, is at last about to have something like justice inflicted upon him.

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SCENE VII.-The Widow's Cottage: the crowd coming to it with the chaise, and with BLUDGEON with his arms tied behind him: all the lane full of peopley and crowding round the door of the cottage. 1891g & el 12,40 and Oh, my dear child 1 my dearest seindo-seoq A SAID

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NED. And what are we to do with this

brEast. Put hius into the post-chaise, with his arms tied, and send him back to Rottenborough!0 Vrove Punsins of fleure oot ei sebod vin indi

3 Neb. [Pulling out the gold.] And here, Mrs. Birch," is something to pay old Seur with, when he comes to take your cow, and bundle you into the road. MANY MEN. There, girls, go home, and we'll go and swing old Grindum. [The girls disperse, and the men and boys go towards the Hall.

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SCENE VIII.—A Room in the Hall; GRINDUM coming out at a trap-dow. SIR G. Nothing short of the devil can find me here. This is a place where the Catholic priests used to hide, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth.

MOB. [In the court-yard, speaking to Barebone.] 'Tis a lie, 'tis a lie; we know he's here, and if you don't show us where he is, we'll swing you.

BAREBONE. I'll go and look again; but I'm almost sure he's gone away.


SIR G. Hark! They are going to get straw to put in the low rooms, to set the house on fire!

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BARE. Pray go out to them, Sir! Hark! they are coming up stairs.

Enter five or six.

ALL. Oh! here you are! Come along. [They seize him and drag him away. SCENE IX.-The Court-yard.

MANY. Swing him! Swing him!


OTHERS. Horse-pond him! Horse-pond him! Down to the farm with him, and horse-pond him!

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SCENE X.-The Farm-house Kitchen: SQUIRE THIMBLE, STILES, MRS. STILES and LAST. to them a Boy running“,'

Boy. Here they come with Old Grindum, with a rope about his middle, to draw him through the horse-poud.

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[All run out but Thimble, who opens the window and looks out into the yard.

MOB. [Three or four hundred.] Come, drown him! Drag him through! Drown him!

STILES. No, no! You must not do that.

SIR G. Stiles, I shall hold you answerable for this.

TOM BIRCH. And I hold you answerable for trying to kill my poor sister, and for paying fellows to shoot Dick Hazle.

ALL. Swing him! Pond him!

[They drag him across, and he sinks and comes up all over filth SOU. THIM. There he rises, "in all the majesty of mud." A suitable head he has now to be the seat of a coronet!

TOM BIRCH. There, sneak away to London, where the wretches will still bow and scrape to you. [He slinks away out of the yard.] We'll swing you, if you come here again.

MRS. STILES. Oh! if there be n't the bells ringing; they be coming from church let's all go and wish them joy.


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SCENE XI.—The Widow's Cottage Door: a great crowd assembled : STILER, LAST, MRI STILES and SQUIRE THIMBLE. Enter the Bridegroom and Bride with their friends ; and

all get into a sort of circle.

MRS. STILES. I wish you joy,


ALL. Wish you joy Richard! Wish you joy Betsey!

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Sev. THIM. I am very happy to have been instrumental in producing this result; but my conscience will not let me take my leave without offering to this couple one piece of advice.

DICK and BETSEY. Thank you, Sir!

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Pray, young folks, of procreation,

Of breeding children, shun the woes;
Check the surplus population;"
"Restraint that's moral" interpose.


Of children full that I my quiver

Might have, you heard the parson pray :
Can you, then, where God's the giver,
Behold the gift, and turn away?


- Di' n't he pray for God to bless me,
And make me fruitful as the vine;
And charge my Richard to caress me,
And, sick or well, not to repine ?

Hang that THIMBLE! what can he know ?
The Bible bids us to increase :
Back to Londou, then, may he go;

And let us live and love in peace.

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GREAT as the anxiety of the people GRAHAM, a son of the Duke of Monit appears Lord Md Wys of England has been on the subject of TROSE. The second article gives an acar the elections; enthusiastic as the people count of the violences at the close of have been, a and, in some cases, violent the selection for the county of Ayry at as they have been, they have in all these the town of "Ayr, where, it appears, a respects, and especially in the latters Colonel BLAIR was elected. I will been greatly surpassed by the people insert these articles, without giving any of Scotland. This is a very important of the speeches, but without any further matter to us in England, who, generally abridgment, but, begging the reader to speaking, know very little of the treat- observe, that I insert them for the purment which the tax-paying part of the pose of conveying information to my people of Scotland have had to endure, readers, and for the purpose of com Scotland has poured out upon us bands menting on the articles, and that I do of greedy place and pension hunters; not join in any one sentiment of the crowds of the basest sycophants that writers, and that I particularly dissent ever soiled the earth that God has given from every abusive word, such quanti us, phalanxes of pestilent feelosophers ties of which sort of words are here that have endeavoured to make it ap- heaped upon this oppressed, this long pear that the working people were very borne-down and insulted peopleof well off, and that, where they were not, Scotland. bolqai visasanas bas egniblioa the fault was wholly that of themselves, sa to dozorggs shit to basistans of and not at all of the Government. How bus snob as bustebau weidT deves many schemes have these cold-blooded moDUMBARTONSHIRE ELECTION! ads ruffians hatched for checking the popuFROM the behaviour of the rabble within lation a of the people, checking the the hall, it was perfectly apparent that, joined breeding of the people, for compelling as they would be by hundreds of their assothem to live in a beggarly manner, for ing for the breaking up of the Court to carry ciates without, and who were anxiously waitgetting them out of the country, for their intentions into effect, the friends of the grinding their faces, and making them successful candidate had nothing to expect slaves! But while I have, for pretty the street. Accordingly, when Mr. Colquhoun but abuse and personal violence on reaching nearly thirty years, been detecting, ex made his appearance, he was carried from the posing, and lashing these bands of hall door to an open cabriolet, which wa ruffians, who have been the choicest of in waiting, without horses, and drawn in all the tools of the boroughmongers, I triumph through the streets by his noisy athave never, bupon any one occasion, coming out, they were jostled, driven about, tendants; while, on his Lordship's friends omitted to speak well of the industrious, and pelted with stones in the most furious the sober, the sensible, and the trust- manner. This was particularly the case so worthy tradesmen, farmers, and people far as regarded Mr. Buchauan, of Auchinof Scotland. I am not disposed to the street, and who, but for the providential torlie, who was stoned a considerable way up speak differently of them now, though interference of some respectable strangers, the reader will find, in the following would have been levelled to the ground by a two articles, which I take from the brawny carpenter, who paraded the streets Morning Chronicle, the appellations of during the day with a large board, containing ruffian, savage, vagabond, and every Boroughmongers and which blow was words, live the King without the other term expressive of reproach, aimed at the respected gentlemen, Seeing heaped upon the people of that long the way in which they were likely to be treat oppressed country. The Chronicle takes ed by the crowd, Lord W. Graham, and about one of the articles from the Glasgow while Admiral Fleming, Mr John Douglas, twenty of his friends, remained in the ball, Courier, and the other of the articles and several other gentlemen, meritoriously from the Glasgow Herald. The first exerted themselves in attempting, by all ar gives an account of the effect of the in-guments in their power to prevail on the r dignation of the people at the close of forming rioters to disperse. risperse. Their wellthe election in Dumbartonshire, at the Thatyexertions, however, proyed, abortive.

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