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specifically applauds this hostility: "Then view him well, that with impartiall eye, / Dares scourge the Scourger of base villany.
106) Of the two constables in Illawarra at the time, the scourger as a government servant would not have been able to leave the area without being apprehended.
M'Arthur, and other magistrates, sentenced to receive 500 lashes, and which sentence he received to the amount of 200 lashes; at which time our informant left the victim, with the scourger flogging away