And now I'm the world alone,
. . . . . . . . . . . .
But why for others should I groan,
When none will sigh for me?
The whole country was in confusion at the news of the murder. All the First Page Next Page Last Page
myrmidons of justice were employed in the most active research for the
murderers. Some few persons were taken up on suspicion, but were as
instantly discharged. Thornton and Dawson underwent a long and rigorous
examination; but no single tittle of evidence against them appeared: they
were consequently dismissed. The only suspicious circumstance against
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