Celebrated Trials of All Countries, and Remarkable Cases of Criminal Jurisprudence (Google eBook)

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L.A. Godey, 1836 - Criminal law - 596 pages
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Page 210 - Then being asked which way he would lay himself on the block, he answered, " So the heart be right, it is no matter which way the head lies.
Page 561 - ... he was clearly of opinion, that the persons were bewitched; and said, that in Denmark there had been lately a great discovery of witches, who used the very same way of afflicting persons, by conveying pins into them, and crooked as these pins were, with needles and nails. And his opinion was, that the devil in such cases did work upon the bodies of men and women, upon a natural foundation...
Page 509 - Majesty, that he was loose and absolved from rules of government, and that he had an army in Ireland, which he might employ to reduce this kingdom ; for which he deserves to undergo "the pains and forfeitures of high treason.
Page 205 - Your faith hath heretofore been questioned; but I am resolved you are a good Christian, for your book, which is an admirable work, doth testify as much. I would give you counsel, but I know that you can apply unto yourself far better than I am able to give you...
Page 201 - ... taxed by the world with the defence of the most heathenish and blasphemous opinions, which I list not to repeat, because Christian ears cannot endure to hear them, nor the authors and maintainers of them be suffered to live in any Christian commonwealth.
Page 411 - The noise subsided, and he was asked if he had anything to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him.
Page 424 - October 1828, or on one or other of the days of that month, or of...
Page 241 - An Act to explain and amend an act made in the twenty-second year of the reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, ' An Act for amending, explaining, and reducing into one Act of Parliament the laws relating to the government of His Majesty's ships, vessels, and forces by sea...
Page 564 - That there were such creatures as witches, he made no doubt at all. For, fast, the Scriptures had affirmed so much. Secondly, the wisdom of all nations had provided laws against such persons, which is an argument of their confidence of such a crime. And such hath been the judgment of this kingdom, as appears by...
Page 198 - Coke: Thou art an odious fellow, thy name is hateful to all the realm of England for thy pride.

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