A True Hero

A Story of the Days of William Penn

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Author: W.H.G. Kingston
Published: 1870
Language: English
Wordcount: 34,759 / 104 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.4
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 768
Added to site: 2007.05.17
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; there they shall remain in durance till they are tried for their crimes at the Old Bailey, and we shall then see whether this young cock-of-the-woods will crow as loudly as he now does."

Young Wenlock could with difficulty restrain his father's indignation when he heard this order pronounced by the city magistrate. He however, managed to get him out of the court.

"We will go and see where they are lodged, at all events," said the captain, who at length yielded to his son's expostulation. "Perchance I may render my old friend Mead, and that noble young fellow Penn, some assistance."

CHAPTER THREE.

In a dirty, ill-ventilated room in a low sponging-house in Newgate Market, known as the "Black Dog," two persons were seated. Cobwebs hung from the windows and the corners of the ceiling, occupied by huge, active spiders, lying in wait for some of the numerous flies which swarmed on the dust-covered panes. On the walls

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