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" It was true, we give law to hares and deer, because they be beasts of chase ; but it was never accounted either cruelty, or foul play, to knock foxes and wolves on the head as they can be found, because they be beasts of prey. "
The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in the Year 1641 - Page 232
by Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - 1707
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A history of the British Empire: from the accession of Charles I ..., Volume 3

George Brodie - Great Britain - 1822
...generally and justly condemned — that " we give law to hares and deer, because they be beasts of chase ; but it was never accounted either cruelty or foul play to knock foxes and wolves on the head ;" and therefore the reader may be gratified with the context. " My Lords, it hath been often inculeated,...
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: To which ..., Volume 1

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1826
...he said, " It was true, we " give laws * to hares and deer, because they are 7 " beasts of chase ; but it was never accounted either " cruelty, or foul...foxes and wolves " on the head as they can be found, because they " are z beasts of prey." In a word, the law and the humanity were alike ; the one being...
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The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England to which is added an ...

Edward Hyde (1st earl of Clarendon.) - 1826
...he said, " It was true, we " give laws x to hares and deer, because they are y " beasts of chase ; but it was never accounted either " cruelty, or foul...foxes and wolves " on the head as they can be found, because they " are z beasts of prey." In a word, the law and the humanity were alike ; the one being...
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Memorials of the Stuart Dynasty: Including the Constitutional and ...

Robert Vaughan - Great Britain - 1831
...is true we give laws to hares and deer, because they are beasts of chase; but it was never accounted cruelty or foul play to knock foxes and wolves on the head, because they are beasts of prey." This language is not to be justified, but the conduct of the accused...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Sketch of His Life

Sir Walter Scott, J. W. Lake - 1838 - 443 pages
...earl of Strafford: " It was true, we give laws to hares and deer, because they Ğre beasts of chase; but it was never accounted either cruelty or foul play to knock foxes or wolves on the head as they can be found, because they are beasts of prey. In a word, the law and...
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The lady of the lake

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1838 - 355 pages
...of Strafford: "It was true, we give laws to hares and deer, hecause they are heasts of chase ; hut it was never accounted either cruelty or foul play, to knock foxes or wolves on the head as they can he found, hecause they are heasts of prey. In a word, the law and...
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Volume 1

Edward Hyde (1st earl of Clarendon.), Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1839
...the law, he said, " It was true, we give law to hares and deer, " because they be beasts of chase; but it was never " accounted either cruelty, or foul...foxes and wolves on the head as they can be found, " because they be beasts of prey." In a word, the law and the humanity were alike; the one being more...
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The History of England, Volume 2

Thomas Keightley - Great Britain - 1839
...he have any law himself? It's true we give laws to hares and deers, because they be beasts of chase; it was never accounted either cruelty or foul play to knock foxes or wolves on the head, as they can be found, because these be beasts of prey. The warrener sets traps...
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The Law Review and Quarterly Journal of British and Foreign ..., Volume 1

Law - 1845
...illustration of Mr. St. John, — " It is true we give law to hares and deer, because they be beasts of chase; it was never accounted either cruelty or foul play...foxes and wolves on the head, as they can be found, because those be beasts of prey 3 ,"— WC are surely justified in contending, that transgressors of...
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The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

Judges - 1845
...law in such a case ? It was true we give law to hares and deer, because they arc beasts of chase ; but it was never accounted either cruelty or foul play to knock foxes and wolves on the head, where they may be found, because they are beasts of prey."* After Strafford's conviction, Lane remained...
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