A Book of Remarkable Criminals HTML version

had brought to him in prison, concealed inside a watch. His courage failed him at
the last, and he met his death in a state of collapse.
It is not often, happily, that a young man of gentle birth and good education is a
double murderer at twenty-six. And such a soft, humble, insinuating young man
too!--good to his mother, good to his mistress, fond of his children, kind to his
Yet this gentle creature can deliberately poison his two friends.
Was ever such a contradictory fellow?