Sheppard


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Sheppard

(ˈʃɛpəd)
n
(Biography) Jack. 1702–24, English criminal, whose daring escapes from prison were celebrated in many contemporary ballads and plays
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heart, or a shilling for a pair of chromolithographic pictures or delft figures to place on his mantelboard, suffered greater privation for the sake of possessing a work of art than the great landlord or shareholder who paid a thousand pounds, which he was too rich to miss, for a portrait that, like Hogarth's Jack Sheppard, was only interesting to students of criminal physiognomy.
They are worthy to rank with Cruikshank's illustrations of Jack Sheppard and The Tower of London, as mementoes of the little old smokeless London before the century of Johnson, though that, too, as Dr.
To those great geniuses now in petticoats, who shall write novels for the beloved reader's children, these men and things will be as much legend and history as Nineveh, or Coeur de Lion, or Jack Sheppard.
Jack Sheppard himself couldn't get free from the strait waistcoat that keeps him restrained, and he's chained to the wall in the padded room.
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Marcus "Sheppy" Sheppard died after going to help a drug dealer enforce a debt in the early hours of February 27, just months before his partner was due to give birth to their third child.
Supernatural" star Mark Sheppard has left the hit The CW series, but there were rumors that he could reprise his role as Crowley sometime in the near future.
Eugene car dealer John Sheppard was a successful businessman, but he also took time to raise money for charities, including the Relief Nursery.
John Sheppard was part of the Longbridge-based group which created the popular vehicle - and always said they had no idea it would go on to be such a success.
Sharfstein, fifth President and CEO of Sheppard Pratt Health System, announced to the health system community this week of his intent to retire as president and CEO on July 1, 2016.
Shoppers in Newcastle's Eldon Square will get a lunchtime blast of Aussie rock today, courtesy of Sheppard.