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Whipping at the carts tayle

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The whipping-post was speedily in full force in Boston. At the session of the court held November 30, 1630, one man was [Pg 73]sentenced to be whipped for stealing a loaf of bread; another for shooting fowl on the Sabbath, another for swearing, another for leaving a boat “without a pylott.” Then we read of John Pease that for “stryking his mother and deryding her he shalbe whipt.”

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Project Gutenberg's Curious Punishments of Bygone Days, by Alice Morse Earle Originally published 1896
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