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. For them stage-coaches will have become romances--a team of four bays as fabulous as Bucephalus or Black Bess.
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.
ACTOR William Morgan Sheppard has died at the age of 86.
The Klein era is coming to an end this year, though, and taking over is football head coach Micah Sheppard.
Sheppard Pratt Health System broke ground Thursday on a psychiatric hospital campus in Howard County meant to replacing an aging facility while providing state-of-the-art mental health treatment.
James Sheppard, pictured left, went into a state of shock when he was arrested.
Jordan Sheppard appeared at Hamilton Sheriff Court last week and pleaded guilty to two charges relating to an incident at his home in Marshall Street on April 7.
The admission from Tommy Sheppard came when he was challenged by Scottish Labour MP Ian Murray during a Commons debate on strengthening the Union.