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The last public hanging in the State took place in 1835 on Prince Hill.... On the fatal day, the victim, a man named Watkins, peer ...
If you have a message you want to send to hell, give it to me; I'll carry it!
A crowd of ordinary decent folk
Watched from without and neither moved nor spoke
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--E'en then would be some stooping; and I choose
Never to stoop. Oh sir, she smiled, no doubt,
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Hatred and vengeance, my eternal portion,
Scarce can endure delay of execution:--
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Along the Paris streets, the death-carts rumble, hollow and harsh. Six tumbrils carry the day's wine to La Guillotine.
George Shears ... was hanged in a barn near the store. The rope was thrown over a beam, and he was asked to walk up a ladder to sa ...
Utah is the only State that gives condemned men a choice between death by hanging or before a firing squad. Most prisoners prefer ...
Frankie mounted to the scaffold as calm as a girl can be,
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