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1893 text

Shooter’s Hill, Kent, between the eighth and ninth milestones on the Dover road. It was long a notorious haunt of highwaymen. The custom was to leave the bodies of criminals hanging until the bones fell to the ground.

This text comes from a footnote on a diary entry in the 1893 edition edited by Henry B. Wheatley.

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