At one point in their travels

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At one point in their travels, The Boss and the king are caught in a snowstorm, and although the  slave master keeps them going to keep warm, they are nearly exhausted. At this point, a woman  runs up to them, begging for protection from the pursuing mob, which wants to burn her. The slave  master turns her over to them, then he gathers the troops of slaves around the fire to keep them  warm and protect his investment. Finally, they reach London. There, they see a young woman about to be put to death for stealing a  small piece of cloth so that she might sell it and thus be able to feed her baby daughter. She has  been reduced to these circumstances because her husband had been impressed as a sailor, and  she knew nothing about it. Before she is hanged, a priest speaks forcefully about the injustice of the  situation, and he promises her that her child will be cared for. In London, The Boss spots newspaper boys, so he knows that Clarence is working swiftly. He also 
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