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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Murders and Daring Outrages

From the frontispiece  of an 1837 American book entitled Confessions, Trials And Biographical Sketches Of the Most Cold Blooded Murderers Who Have Been Executed in This Country by S. Andrus And Son.  The verse is from "The Dream of Eugene Aram" by Thomas Hood -- about a murder that was not committed in this country.  More to come from Confessions…


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