…by any means unknown for desperadoes who had next to nothing to live on to be abroad waylaying and generally terrorising peaceable pedestrians by placing a pistol at their head in some secluded spot outside the city proper, famished loiterers of the Thames embankment category they might be hanging about there or simply marauders ready to decamp with whatever boodle they could in one fell swoop at a moment’s notice, your money or your life, leaving you there to point a moral, gagged and…
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When Buttercup was fifteen, Adela Terrell, of Sussex on the Thames, was easily the most beautiful creature.
William Goldman -- The Princess Bride
I knocked and entered as the last record ceased playing, and the great barge with its jubilant trumpets vanished around a turning on the Thames.