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[ 266 , successfully to straited it. While making this attempt, he perceived that the grasp of his adversary was losing its pressure, and in a moment after he found himself released from it, the fellow being in the arms of death. At length the robbers, finding so many of their party killed or wounded, employed themselves in removing the bodies out of the heuße, Sir John embraced this opportunity of retiring to a place of safety, a little distant from the house. On the departure of the banditti he returned, and placing his daughter-in-law and grand-child in a place of safety, took all the necessary precautions to prevent his being again attacked. One of the robbers was af. terwards apprehended, and on his trial confessed that the party had consisted of nine persons, of whom two had been killed and three wounded by the single arm of Sir John Purcell. 87, Coolness of Frederick the Great, Frederick the Great. the King of Prussia.