Hanging a Highwayman (Part 2).

Hadst thou robbed to support the c---n and murdered for the m---y, thou mightst have been yet alive. Were all the robbers of the nation hanging in the same situation, there would be some appearance of justice and impartiality. But the poor only, can commit crimes worthy of death,—and those also must be enemies to …

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