From the Journal of Anne Lister

25th November 1832


An impertinent fellow with a great stick in his hand asked if I was going home and made a catch at my queer. ‘Goddam you’, said I, and pushed him off. He said something which I took as meaning an attack, so said I ‘if you dare I’ll soon do for you’ and he walked one way and I the other. I did not feel the least frightened. How involuntarily and bitterly I swear on these occasions!

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