stand and deliver

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stand and deliver

  1. A phrase traditionally used by a highwayman commanding victims to hand over their valuables.
    Stand and deliver, your money or your life!
    As I was going over the far famed Kerry mountains
    I met with Captain Farrell and his money he was counting.
    I first produced my pistol, and then produced my rapier.
    Said stand and deliver, or the devil he may take ye life!