La Belle Assemblée: Being a Curious Collection of Some Very Remarkable Incidents which Happen'd to Persons of the First Quality in France

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D. Browne, J. Brotherton, W. Meadows, R. Ware, H. Lintot, [and 5 others in London], 1749
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Page 234 - Falisca, a schoolmaster contrived to lead the children of the principal men of the city into the Roman camp. The novelty of such baseness surprised them, and they so much abhorred it, that they immediately ordered the arms of the traitor to be tied, and giving each of the scholars a whip, bade them whip their master back to the city, and then return to their parents. The boys executed their task so well in this instance...
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Page 234 - ... rods, and bid them whip him back to the city, and return to their parents. They did fo accordingly, and in fo rigorous a manner, that the wretch died under their blows, as they entered the city. The...
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