Her defence was (I have the trial in my pocket), "that she had lived in credit, and wanted for nothing, till a press-gang
came and stole her husband from her; but since then, she had no bed to lie on; nothing to give her children to eat; and they were almost naked; and perhaps she might have done something wrong, for she hardly knew what she did." The parish officers testified the truth of this story; but it seems, there had been a good deal of shop-lifting about Ludgate; an example was thought necessary; and this woman was hanged for the comfort and satisfaction of shopkeepers in Ludgate Street.
them like in centuries gone by when that is how the navy got its men?
Three Men In Another Boat (BBC2, New Year's Day and Wednesday) - which gave Griff the chance to press-gang
the other two into helping him take his yacht to the Isle of Wight to compete in a race -just smacked of self-indulgence.
Ian Hart's crooning is the business, but it's a total mystery why Glasgow's gangsters are having so much trouble recruiting that they're forced to press-gang
Toni and his perm from hell into their job creation scheme.
Permitting terrorists and suspected terrorists to press-gang
inmates into joining them is terrifying.
On the following day, as the crew of the Golden Lyon were at the Custom House, trying to obtain certificates of exemption from impressment when the press-gang
stormed the place.
We can't press-gang
ethnic groups to enlist, council seats are up for grabs by all in local elections.
BONUS WINNER: ELIZABETH WILSON OF HUYTON, LIVERPOOL ACROSS 1 White; 4 Christmas; 9 Ill at ease; 10 Error; 11 Erode; 12 Press-gang
; 13 Auction; 15 Replica; 18 Tractor; 20 Solders; 21 Periscope; 23 Caper; 25 Noise; 26 Third-rate; 27 Cathedral; 28 Gloat.
"As it's held on Father's Day, it's an ideal event for would-be young pirates to press-gang
their dads into bringing them along."
As a self-confessed 'townie' married into a farming family, he has experienced a more humble existence when press-ganged
into harvesting potatoes.
When injury ends her career, her uncle Vanya (Matthias Schoenaerts) press-gangs
his niece into the top-secret Sparrow project, which moulds attractive recruits to strike at the heart of Western governments.
Her uncle Vanya (Matthias Schoenaerts), deputy director of the Russian Intelligence Service, press-gangs
her into the top-secret Sparrow project, which sees her sent to dupe CIA operative Nathaniel Nash (Joel Edgerton).