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- n. Plural form of vamper.
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They explain that the vampers are not after boys particularly but young meat regardless of gender or sexual orientation, so farmers, lock your lambs up at night lest they be gobbled up by portly men in black cassocks.
Mr. Pickersgill scorns to imitate: he is not one of the "servum pecus," but soars above the many vampers of terrific story: he is a planet, and his contemporaries resemble revolving satellites — like the planets, he is known to every star-gazer — romance reader — but his satellites to a very few.
These moss troopers in literature, whom I regard with sovereign scorn, as mere vampers up of vulgar prejudices and fabulous legends, declare, that
(instant, and that all the vampers of romance, who merit annihilation, were in my) Tj
[(many) 29.2 (vampers of terrific story) 29.2 (:) -2.8 (he is a planet, and his contemporaries resemble revolving)] TJ