The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer ..: Continued to the Present Time, Volume 1

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T. Cadell, 1797

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Page 156 - ... shall or may, upon producing an affidavit thereof, made by the witnesses thereunto, or any one of them, in the Court of which the same is agreed to be made a rule, and reading and filing the said affidavit in Court, be entered...
Page 324 - But this does not extend to moonlight ; for then many midnight burglaries would go unpunished : and besides, the malignity of the offence does not so properly arise from its being done in the dark, as at the dead of night ; when all the creation, except beasts of prey, are at rest; when sleep has disarmed the owner, and rendered his castle defenceless.
Page 430 - Whosoever shall falsely make or counterfeit any Coin resembling or apparently intended to resemble or pass for any of the Queen's current Copper Coin ; and whosoever, without lawful Authority or Excuse (the Proof whereof shall lie on the Party accused), shall knowingly make or mend, or begin or proceed to make or mend, or buy or sell, or have in his Custody or Possession...
Page 614 - If a dog has once bit a man, and the owner having notice thereof keeps the dog, and lets him go about or lie at his door, an action will lie against him at the suit of a person who is bit, though it happened by such person's treading on the dog's toes; for it was owing to his not hanging the dog on the first notice. And the safety of the king's subjects ought not afterwards to be endangered.
Page 364 - Bench, directed in the King's name, to the judges or officers of inferior courts, commanding them to certify or to return the records of a cause depending before them, to the end that the party may have the more sure and speedy justice, before the King or such justices as he shall assign to determine the cause.
Page 381 - I admit that there are certain irregularities which are not the subject of criminal law, but when the criminal law happens to be auxiliary to the law of morality, I do not feel any inclination to explain it away. Now this offence is within the words of the act, for the defendants have by false pretences fraudulently contrived to obtain money from the prosecutor, and I see no reason why it should not be held to be within the meaning of the statute.
Page 166 - Pounds of good and lawful Money of Great Britain, to be paid to...
Page 552 - ... that if any person of the age of sixteen years or upwards, being a subject of this realm, at any time after the tenth day of May next,1 shall be present at any assembly, conventicle or meeting under colour or pretence of any exercise of religion in other manner than according to the liturgy and practice of the Church of England...
Page 561 - ... in an action on the case, for the use and occupation of what was so held or enjoyed ; and if in evidence on the trial of such action any...
Page 132 - In the explanation of which statute, Dalton, an early writer of considerable authority, declares, " that the " Justices and Sheriff may command, and ought to have " the aid and attendance of all knights, gentlemen, " yeomen, husbandmen, labourers, tradesmen, servants, " and apprentices, and of all other persons being above " the age of fifteen years and able to travel.

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