I du believe the people hereabouts thinks me only a single hair better than a Jack Ketch.
Jack Ketch would be in permanence; and then who would hang Jack Ketch?
We are afraid of no Jack Ketch; and I see no cause to repent of any sin that's not hanging matter.
Punch knocks down Jack Ketch, and continues to dance and sing.
One man would have liked to have brought in a verdict that would have handed over his wife to the tender mercies of Jack Ketch.
The man in a mask was Jack Ketch (whatever his name was); who can doubt it?
Officers should assist Jack Ketch in his rôle of tax-gatherer, and all preventers should be formally tried by the magistrates.
No, no; reg'lar rotation, as Jack Ketch said, ven he tied the men up.
Executions are so uncommon in Switzerland, that Jack Ketch would starve if he was not thus associated with death.
Come, at last urged Jack Ketch, the time is arrived; but his coaxing words and tone were unavailing.