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Identifier: lifeonroadorclau00robe
Title: Life on the road : or, Claude, Turpin, and Jack, being a complete account of the most daring adventures of the notorious highwaymen, Claude Duval, Dick Turpin, and Sixteen-string Jack
Year: 1800 (1800s)
Authors: Robert M. De Witt (Firm), publisher
Subjects: Penny dreadfuls
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Robert M. De Witt
Contributing Library: Brandeis University Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Boston Library Consortium Member Libraries


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you will fasten up the two doors, and drive to Newgate. What an idea, sir. But—^but—the coachman—is there a coachman ? Yes, and a footman too, for Claude Duval wishes to disguise himselfwell; so I think you must pull the coachman off his bos, and take him tothe Hanwell lock-up, and the footman with him to keep him company. Thats good, said Mr. IsTicodemus. Its Claude Duval we ^fa.llt, andnot footmen or coachmen. Certainly. But you will remember, and put your friends upon theirguard likewise, concerning the fact that this coachman and footman we talkof are associates and accomplices of Claude Duval, not his dupes, and there-fore they will say anything in the world, and lie in the most extraordinarymanner, to try to get him off. In course, sir. In course. They will, no doubt, try to frighten you, arid impose upon your credu-lity by telling you that you have made a mistake, and that it is some lordthat you have taken. 202 LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF CLAUDE DUVAL, --:T;::,:-:;::n.,,,n|||

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Miss Halloway assisting Claude Duval to carry off Cicely from the Boarding SchooL A lord! Ha! ha! A lord! The lord will be made to dance uponnothing at Tjburn, I rather think. Well, well, said Claude. Let us lose no time, for I rather think thecarriage will be here presently. At this intimation, Mr. Nicodemus kept as close as he possibly could toClaude, for notwithstanding all that had been said, he thought there mightbe some danger which it would be quite as well to avoid. If you think you will be any safer, said Claude, you can get up behindme. There is room. Humph! said Mr. Nicodemus, I dont think I was ever outside a horsein my life. Indeed. No, sir. So you see, not knowing much about it, I dont seem to like theidea exactly of getting up behind. But you forget that you will not be called upon to take any part in themanagement of the horse. All you will have to do is to hold fast by me, andas I will take care not to fall off, I dont very well see how you are to do so. Hark! cried J


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