Wonderful escapes, revised from the Fr. and original chapters added by R. Whiteing (Google eBook)

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Page 79 - I strove, as soon as ever it was dark, to get from them ; and though I could not get them to stand by me against the enemy, I could not get rid of them now I had a mind to it.
Page 83 - ... we continued our way on to the village upon the Severn, where the fellow told me there was an honest gentleman, one Mr. Woolfe, that lived in that town, where I might be with great safety ; for that he had hiding holes for priests.
Page 81 - ... that my opinion was not wrong in not sticking to men who had run away.
Page 86 - Pitchcroft's house, and that he desired me to come thither to him. Memorandum — That while we were in this tree we see soldiers going up and down, in the thicket of the wood, searching for persons escaped, we seeing them, now and then, peeping out of the wood.
Page 85 - So I told him, that the river being but a little one, I would undertake to help him over. Upon which we went over some closes to the...
Page 79 - Lancastershire, and kept on the right hand, letting all the beaten men go along the great road, and ourselves not knowing very well which way to go, for it was then too late for us to get to London, on horseback, riding directly for it, nor could we do it, because there was yet many people of quality with us that I could not get rid of.
Page 148 - Near me once more stood a night-table; in a corner was a seat, four bricks broad, on which I might sit, and recline against the wall. Opposite the ring to which I was fastened, the light was admitted through a semi-circular aperture, one foot high, and two in diameter. This aperture ascended to the centre of the wall, which was six feet thick, and at...
Page 82 - I did not find he knew any man of quality in the way towards London. And the truth is, my mind changed as I lay in the wood, and I resolved of another way of making my escape ; which was, to get over the Severn into Wales, and so to get either to...

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