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" Dost thou ask her crime ? She whipped two female prentices to death, And hid them in the coal-hole. "
The Writings of Robert C. Sands: In Prose and Verse. With a Memoir of the Author - Page 239
by Robert Charles Sands - 1835
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 87

Scotland - 1860 - 834 pages
...history, reminds one of Canning's celebrated sonnet on Eliza Brownrigg — " Dost thou ask her crime ? She whipped two female "prentices to death, And hid them in the coal-hole. For her mind Shaped strictest plans of discipline. Sage schemes, Such as Lycurgus taught . , . For...
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The Westminster Review, Volume 11

English literature - 1829 - 574 pages
...made a more exemplary bawling for the constable. When a woman in his own neighbourhood had ' whipt two female 'prentices to death, and hid them in the coal-hole,' he thought hanging was too good for her ; and there he stood, when the miserable wretch was brought out...
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Stories of American Life, Volume 2

Mary Russell Mitford - Short stories, American - 1830 - 366 pages
...said, might be taken as a liberal allowance. He then took a bird's eye view of the Newgate calendar; observing, that there was a manifest family likeness...two female 'prentices to death, And hid them in the coal hole." He should forbear from touching on men's private experiences, or probing their secret wounds,...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1830 - 590 pages
...property ; and the English law of inherent right is held to be detestable. Here, when a woman had ' whipped ' two female 'prentices to death, and hid them in the coal-hole ', the law sentenced her to be hanged, and the public feeling said, that hanging was too good for her....
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Anti-slavery Monthly Reporter, Volume 3

Zachary Macaulay - Antislavery movements - 1831 - 592 pages
...made a more exemplary bawling for the constable. When a woman in hit own neighbourhood had ' whipt two female 'prentices to death, and hid them in the coal-hole," he thought hanging was too good for her; and there he stood, when the miserable wretch was brought out...
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The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His ..., Volume 12

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836 - 350 pages
...varieties expand ; Till at the last in slow-drawn cart she went To execution. Dost thou ask her crime V She whipped two female 'prentices to death, And hid them in the coal-hole. For her mind Shaped strictest plans of discipline. Sage schemes '. Such as Lycurgus taught, when at...
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Exercises, Political and Others, Volume 1

Thomas Perronet Thompson - Great Britain - 1842 - 504 pages
...that made a more exemplary bawling for the constable. When a woman in his own neighbourhood had "whipt two female 'prentices to death, and hid them in the coal-hole,'' he thought hanging was too good for her ; and there he stood, when the miserable wretch was brought out...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 88

1851 - 606 pages
...&c. For one long term, or ere her trial came, Here Brmonrigg linger'd. Dost thou ask her crime ? She whipped two female 'prentices to death, And hid them in the coalhole. &c. * Yet the editor says, — 'However vague and unsettled his thoughts on such subject* were in early...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 27

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - American periodicals - 1852 - 610 pages
...expand ; Till at the last, in slow-drawn cart, she went To execution. Dost thou ask her crime ? SHE WHIPPED TWO FEMALE 'PRENTICES TO DEATH, AND HID THEM IN THE COAL-HOLE. For her mind Shaped strictest plans of discipline. Sage schemes ! Such as Lycurgus taught, when at...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 968 pages
...varieties expand ; Till at the last in slow-drawn cart she went To execution. Dost thou ask her crime ? She thou mayest appoint us For her mind ĄShaped strictest plans of discipline. Sage schemes ! Such as Lycurgus taught, when at...
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