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 R.I.P.Rab’agas. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
R.M.T.
 
In the reign of William III. all child-stealers (comprachios) apprehended were branded with red-hot iron: R (rogue) on the shoulders; M (manslayer) on the right-hand; and T (thief) on the left.   1
 


 R.I.P.Rab’agas. 

 
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