The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer ..: Continued to the Present Time, Volume 2

T. Cadell, 1797

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Pagina 332 - In contempt of our said Lord the King and his laws, to the evil example of all others in the like case offending, and against the peace of our said Lord the King, his crown and dignity.
Pagina 285 - that extortion, in a large sense, signifies any oppression under colour of right; but that in a strict sense, it signifies the taking of money by any officer, by colour of his office, either where none at all is due, or not so much is due, or where it is not yet due.
Pagina 306 - ... to the House of Correction, there to be kept to hard labour for any time not exceeding three calendar months...
Pagina 816 - Jury may give a general verdict of guilty or not guilty upon the whole matter put in issue, and shall not be required or directed by the Court or Judge to find the defendant guilty merely on the proof of the publication by the defendant of the paper charged to be a libel, and of the sense ascribed to the same in the indictment or information...
Pagina 798 - And we command by the tenor of these presents our sheriff of W. that at certain days and places, which you or any such two or more of you as is aforesaid shall make known to him, he cause to come before you or such two or more of you as...
Pagina 773 - Inn in Michaelmas Term following. The boy and girl were parish children, put under the care of a parishioner, at whose house they were lodged and maintained. On the day the murder happened, the man of the house and his wife went out to their work early in the morning, and left the children in bed together. When they returned from work, the girl was...
Pagina 773 - He then said that the child had been used to foul herself in bed ; that she did so that morning, (which was not true, for the bed was searched and found to be clean...
Pagina 473 - ... to livings, plate, jewels, ships or other goods by any game, method or device whatsoever, depending upon or to be determined by any lot or drawing, whether it be out of a box or wheel, or by cards or dice, or by any machine, engine or device of chance of any kind whatsoever...
Pagina 552 - Now it is not said to be a grant of a way generally, over the land, but of a precise specific way. The grantor says, you may go in this particular line, but I do not give you a right to go either on the right or left. I entirely agree with my brother Walker, that by common law, he who has the use of a thing ought to repair it.
Pagina 806 - If any one or more of the jury be returned at the denomination of the party, plaintiff, or defendant, the whole array shall be quashed.

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