escape-warrant love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See warrant.


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  • I kept snug, and laughed at his escape-warrant, until I was ordered abroad with the regiment, when I conveyed myself in a hearse to

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

  • Indeed, I aimed the hammer at his head, but, in the hurry of my confusion, missed my mark; before I could repeat the blow, he started up with great agility, and executed his office in sight of several evidences whom he had assembled in the street for that purpose; so that I could not possibly disentangle myself from the toil without incurring an escape-warrant, from which I had no protection.

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle


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