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Woodcut of the notorious gentleman highwayman Capt. DuVall preparing to rob a bourgeois parvenu in Windsor Forest
— from A Complete History of the Lives and Robberies of the Most Notorious Highwaymen, Footpads, Shoplifts and Cheats of Both Sexes, Wherein their most Secret and Barbarous Murders, Unparalleled Robberies, Notorious Thefts, and Unheard-of Cheats are set in a true Light and exposed to Public View, for the Common Benefit of Mankind, Alexander Smith, 1719.


More images of this dastardly cad may surface. Beware.

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caprine
Nov. 3rd, 2003 11:54 am (UTC)
Your life is so bloody fabulous, I am dying of envy. They don't even make swashes in my size, let alone swashes that buckle as tightly as yours. You and your cocktails and adventures and, oooh, grrr, I want to steal your life.
scythrop
Nov. 3rd, 2003 04:41 pm (UTC)
It's only fabulous from the outside, trust me.

Hope you had a good Halloween too!

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