The History of the Lives and Action of the Most Famous Highwaymen, Street-robbers, &c. &c: To which is Added a Genuine Account of the Voyages and Plunders of the Noted Pirates
Longman, 1813 - 531 pages
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accordingly acquainted adventure appeared apprehended arrived attacked became began bound brought called Captain carried character coming commanded committed companions conduct considerable continued course death deliver desired discovered dressed England entered escape executed father fire former fortune four gave gentleman give gold guineas guns hand head honour hope horse hundred husband immediately island Jack John lady land leave live London manner master means morning murder necessary never night obtained pass person pirates pistol pocket poor possession pounds present prisoners received remained replied requested resolved returned rich road robbed robbery sailed saying seized sent sentence servant shillings ship short sloop soon stand suffered taken thing took town turn twenty vessel watch whole wife woman young
Page 132 - I have put off my coat; how shall I put it on? I have washed my feet; how shall I defile them?
Page 58 - Wednesday. Doth he feel it ? no. Doth he hear it ? no. Is it insensible, then ? yea, to the dead. But will it not live with the living? no. Why? detraction will not suffer it. Therefore I'll none of it : honour is a mere scutcheon : 12 — and so ends my catechism.
Page 71 - A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and wounded him, and departed, leaving him, half dead.
Page 58 - tis no matter; Honor pricks me on. Yea, but how if Honor prick me off when I come on ? how then ? Can Honor set to a leg ? No. Or an arm ? No. Or take away the grief of a wound ? No. Honor hath no skill in surgery then ? No. What is Honor ? A word. What is in that word, Honor ? What is that Honor ? Air. A trim reckoning ! Who hath it ? He that died o
Page 58 - Wednesday. Doth he feel it? No.- Doth he hear it? No. Is it insensible then? Yea, to the dead. But will it not live with the living? No. Why? Detraction will not suffer it: — therefore I'll none of it: Honour is a mere scutcheon, and so ends my catechism.
Page 113 - Fight the good fight of faith, and lay hold of eternal life...
Page 131 - Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand; 7 to execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people; ' to bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron; 'to execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints.
Page 103 - I dwell with him that is of a contrite spirit to revive it " ; it ends with, " Narrow is the way which leads to life, and few there be who find it.
Page 205 - Vane made all the protestations of honour in the world to him, but, it seems Captain Holford was too intimately acquainted with him, to repose any confidence at all in his words or oaths. He told him, he might easily find a way to get off if he had a mind to it. 'I am now going down the Bay...
Page 182 - Blackbeard seeing few or no hands aboard, told his men, that they were all knocked on the head, except three or four; and therefore, says he, Let's jump on board, and cut them to pieces. Whereupon, under the smoke of one of the bottles just mentioned, Blackbeard enters with fourteen men, over the bows of Maynard's sloop, and were not seen by him...