I am the tireless clarion of the world; I cry mankind's joys and sorrows every hour. […] Whenever I speak, a million people listen to my voice. The Latin, the Celt, the Hun, the Moslem, the Hindu; all comprehend me.—Charles Peace1
Excerpt from a Robber speech composed and recounted by Charles Peace, Midnight Robber and masquerader, in a radio interview. For the full text see Peace (1968).