Bloody Versicles: The Rhymes of Crime

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Bloody
Versicles

The Rhymes of Crime

Jonathan Goodman

Foreword by
William H. Hildebrand

The Kent State
University Press
Kent, Ohio, and
London, England

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Bloody Versicles - The Rhymes of Crime *
  • Contents *
  • List of Illustrations *
  • Foreword xi
  • Introduction xix
  • Murder *
  • Murder by Axe / 1 3
  • Murder by Axe / 2 7
  • Murder by Blunt Instrument / 1 9
  • Murder by Blunt Instrument / 2 13
  • Murder by Blunt Instrument / 3 17
  • Murder by Blunt Instrument / 4 20
  • Murder by Blunt Instrument / 5 22
  • Murder by Blunt Instrument, Fire-Arm, Knife, and Strangulation 25
  • Murder by Cut-Throat Razor 26
  • Murder () by Drowning () 28
  • Murder by Fire-Arm and Knife 29
  • Murder by Fire-Arm / 1 32
  • Murder by Fire-Arm / 2 36
  • Murder by Fire-Arm / 3 41
  • Murder by Fire-Arm / 4 44
  • Murder by Fire-Arm / 5 46
  • Murder by Fire-Arm / 6 49
  • Murder by Horseshoe Rasp 51
  • Murder by Knife / 1 52
  • Murder by Knife / 2 53
  • Murder by Knife and Axe 57
  • Murder by Knife / 3 59
  • Murder by Knife / 4 65
  • Murder by Knife / 5 66
  • Murder by Knife / 6 68
  • Murder by Mallet 70
  • Murder by Poison / 1 73
  • Murder by Poison / 2 78
  • Murder by Poison / 3 83
  • Murder by Poison / 4 86
  • Murder by Poison / 5 91
  • Murder by Poison / 6 97
  • Murder by Poison / 7 99
  • Murder by Rock 101
  • Murder by Rope (lynching) 102
  • Murder by Rope (legal Murder) 103
  • Murder by Strangulation / 1 108
  • Murder by Strangulation / 2 110
  • Murder by Strangulation and Knife 112
  • Murder by Strangulation / 3 115
  • Murder by Strangulation, Improvised Blackjack, and Ice-Pick 119
  • Murder by Suffocation / 1 120
  • Murder by Suffocation / 2 126
  • Murder by Truncheon 130
  • Attempted Murder by Strangulation 133
  • Adultery 137
  • Attempted Suicide 138
  • Bigamy 139
  • Delinquency / 1 140
  • Delinquency / 2 145
  • Delinquency / 3 147
  • Fraudulent Conversion 149
  • Incest 154
  • Ned Kelly 157
  • Jesse James 161
  • Bonnie and Clyde 164
  • John Dillinger 169
  • Charlie Peace 172
  • A Young Offender 174
  • Burglar's Lament 177
  • Stone Swealers 178
  • Dick Turpin 180
  • Claude Duval 183
  • The Pickpocket 187
  • The Poacher 188
  • The Shoplifter 190
  • Perjury 195
  • Prostitution / 1 204
  • Prostitution / 2 208
  • Rape, Etc. 216
  • Treason 217
  • Poetic Justice / 1 218
  • Prison Graffiti 221
  • The Faking Boy 223
  • Berry's Advice 224
  • The Ballad of Sam Hall 227
  • Song of the Scaffold 229
  • Poetic Justice / 2 231
  • Abolitionist View 233
  • A Medico-Legal Expert 240
  • Acknowledgments 243
  • Index 245
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