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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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Characters and Episodes of the Great Rebellion

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1889 - 367 pages
...pressing 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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Poetical Works: With a Biographical & Critical Memoir

Sir Walter Scott - 1890 - 559 pages
...Earl of Strafford : "It was true, we gave laws to hares and deer, because they are 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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Scott's Lady of the Lake

Sir Walter Scott - 1892 - 261 pages
...in 1641. "' It was true,' he said, ' we give law to hares and deer because they are 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 beasts of prey.' In a word, the law and the humanity were alike ; the one being more...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Antiquarians - 1892 - 220 pages
...pressing the law, he said, it was true we give law to hares and deer because they are 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 beasts of prey.' Clarendon, Hist. i. 337 ff. St. John's speech, as Nalson relates...
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The Lives of the Chief Justices of England: From the Norman ..., Volume 2

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Judges - 1894
..." The law of retaliation." CHAP. XIII. His vengeance satiated. May 12. His bill against the Church. to knock foxes and wolves on the head as they can be found, because these be beasts of prey. The warrener sets traps for polecats and other vermin for preservation...
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The Lady of the Lake

Walter Scott - Lady of the Lake (Legendary character) - 1895 - 224 pages
...— 747. who ever recked, etc. " We gave laws to hares and deer, because they are 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 beasts of prey." Quoted by Scott from Clarendon, as used by St. John against the...
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Negligence in Law: General relations

Thomas Beven - Negligence - 1895 - 1779 pages
...How. St Tr., at 1509 : " It is true we give law to hares and deers, because they be beasts of chu*. It was never accounted either cruelty or foul play...foxes and wolves on the head as they can be found, because these be beasts of prey." In Mitten P. Faudrie, Poph. 161, it is said a man may hunt and pursue...
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The Diary of Master William Silence: A Study of Shakespeare & of Elizabethan ...

Dodgson Hamilton Madden - Hunting - 1897 - 386 pages
...iii. 4. 96. 4 Memoir of the Rev. John Russell. THE SLAUGHTER OF THE FOX 179 they are beasts of chace, 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.' Thus Oliver Saint John...
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Hunting Reminiscences

Sir Alfred Edward Pease - Hunting - 1898 - 271 pages
...1 Vide Turton's "The Honor and Forest of Pickering," North Riding Records. 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 these be beasts of prey." Mr. RB Turton, the editor of The North Riding Quarter Sessions Records...
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History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the ...

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Great Britain - 1899
...Collection, 235. rely. "We give law," he said, "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 they be beasts of prey. The warrener sets traps for polecats and other vermin for the preservation...
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