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her last moment, when there were not more than three breathings betweixt her and eternity, while she exclaimed, "By Go-! I'll suffer no injury without resenting it!", she struck her forehead with such violence, in teh effort, upon the face of the executioner, then near hers, that it actually blackened both his eyes, and brought a copious purple stream from his nasal organ; on the sight of which she burst into a fit of loud-laughing extacy, in the midst of which, death closed her life of infamy for ever.


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