A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from the Earliest Period to the Year 1783, with Notes and Other Illustrations, Volume 31

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1823

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Pagina 541 - In contempt of our said lord the king and his laws to the evil example of all others and against the peace of our said lord the king his crown and dignity Second Count.—And the said attorney-general of our said lord the king for our said lord the king giveth the court here further to understand and be informed that the said
Pagina 915 - and that no act in itself unjust, immoral, or wicked, can ever be justified or excused by, or under " pretence" or colour, that it was done, either for the good of the church, or in obedience to any ecclesiastical power whatsoever.
Pagina 365 - What a crowd of blessings rush upon one's mind that might be bestowed upon the country in the event of a total change of system. Of all monarchs, indeed, since the Revolution, the successor of George the Third will have the finest opportunity of
Pagina 871 - enacts that the jury may give a general verdict of guilty or not, upon the whole matter put in issue, upon the indictment or information ; and shall not be required or directed by the judge, to
Pagina 477 - menaces, all and every person or persons so offending, being thereof lawfully convicted, shall be adjudged guilty of felony, and shall suffer death, as in cases of felony, without benefit of clergy.
Pagina 5 - peace of our said lord the king, in contempt of our said lord the king and his laws; to the evil example of all others, and against the peace of our said
Pagina 869 - An act to remove doubts respecting the functions of juries in cases of libel ;" and it recites, that doubts have arisen, whether upon the trial for a libel, it was competent to the jury to give their verdict upon
Pagina 337 - What a crowd of blessings rush upon one's mind, that might be bestowed upon the country in the event of a total change of system 1 Of all monarchs, indeed, since the Revolution, the successor of George the third
Pagina 335 - behalf prosecuteth in his proper person, cometh here into the court of our said lord the king before the king himself, at Westminster, on Monday next after the morrow of All Souls in this same Term, and, for our said
Pagina 535 - inflammatory matter. It is said that we have a right to discuss the acts of our legislature. This would be a large permission indeed. Is there, gentlemen, to be a power in the people to counteract the acts of the parliament, and is the libeller to come and make the

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