State Trials, Political and Social, Volume 1

Harry Lushington Stephen
Duckworth and Company, 1899

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Pagina 51 - Thou art an odious fellow, thy name is hateful to all the realm of England for thy pride. Raleigh: It will go near to prove a measuring cast between you and me, Mr. Attorney.
Pagina 21 - I do not hear yet, that you have spoken one word against me ; here is no treason of mine done. If my lord Cobham be a traitor, what is that to me ? Attorney.
Pagina 36 - King desires nothing but the knowledge of the truth, and would have no advantage taken by severity of the law. If ever we had a gracious King, now we have; I hope, as he is, such are his ministers. If there be but a trial of five marks at common law, a witness must be deposed. Good my lords, let my accuser come face to face, and be deposed.
Pagina 272 - ... be taken to the place from whence you came, and from thence you are to be drawn on...
Pagina 35 - Warburton. I marvel, sir Walter, that you being of such experience and wit, should stand on this point; for so many horse-stealers may escape, if they may not be condemned without witnesses.
Pagina 31 - I hear no other thing; to which accusation he never subscribed nor avouched it, I beseech you, My Lords, let Cobham be sent for, charge him on his soul, on his allegiance to the king ; if he affirm it, I am guilty.
Pagina 36 - It is very sure for my lord to accuse me is my certain danger, and it may be a means to excuse himself. LORD CHIEF-JUSTICE—There must not such a gap be opened for the destruction of the king, as would be if we should grant this. You plead hard for yourself, but the laws plead as hard for the king.
Pagina 65 - I trust my blood will quench their malice that have thus cruelly murdered me, and that they will not seek also to kill thee and thine with extreme poverty. To what friend to direct thee I know not, for all mine have left me in the true time of trial ; and I plainly perceive that my death was determined from the first day.
Pagina 226 - And his opinion was, that the devil in such cases did work upon the bodies of men and women upon a natural foundation...
Pagina 37 - The law presumes a man will not accuse himself to accuse another. You are an odious man; for Cobham thinks his cause the worse that you are in it. Now you shall hear of some stirs to be raised in Scotland.

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