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Unformatted text preview: Suddenly the magistrate came to the realization of what was about to happen. He was about to take part in the destruction of a living, breathing, feeling man. He said to himself, This man was not dying, he was alive just as we are alive. When they finally reached the gallows and the awful act was moments away from happening, the prisoner started crying out, Ram! Ram! Ram! Ram! non-stop, until the superintendent gave the signal, and all noises ceased. After inspecting the body to ensure its lifelessness, everyone moved out of the yard. On the walk back inside the magistrate noticed that everyone seemed somewhat relieved that the hanging was over, and then the convicts started chattering....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ENGL 101 taught by Professor Thomas during the Fall '07 term at Montgomery.
- Fall '07