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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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Works, Volume 24

Sir Walter Scott - 1923
...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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English Political Thought, 1603-1660, Volume 1

John William Allen - Church and state - 1644 - 525 pages
...is true we give law to hares and deer, because they be beasts of chase; but it was never accounted cruelty or foul play to knock foxes and wolves on the head as they can be found, because they be beasts of prey.' As Clarendon remarked, his law and his humanity were alike. To say...
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The Legal Imagination

James Boyd White - Law - 1985 - 302 pages
...who directed it, 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." (Ill, HO.) The king's friends were of uncertain loyalty and many of...
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The Political Career of Oliver St. John, 1637-1649

William Palmer - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 153 pages
...outrageous suggestion that It's true, we give law to hares and deeres, 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 these be beasts of prey: The Warrener sets traps for powlcats and other vermin, for preservation...
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Images of Matter: Essays on British Literature of the Middle Ages and ...

Yvonne Bruce - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 283 pages
...quite close to this idea: Its true, we give law to Hares and Deeres, 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 these be beasts of prey: The Warrener sets traps for Powlcats and other Vermine, for perservation...
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Blood Sport: Hunting in Britain Since 1066

Emma Griffin - History - 2007 - 283 pages
...'fascinating and soul stirring sport" We give law to hares and deer, because they are 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 are beasts of prey. (Oliver St John, 1641)' The qualifications for hunting game had been...
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The Badminton Library OF SPORTS AND PASTIMES

ALFRED E.T. WATSON - 1901
...said, as reported by Clarendon, ' that 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.' Walter Scott, too, it will be remembered, puts the same sentiment...
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The Lady of the Lake: A Poem in Six Cantos

Sir Walter Scott - Lady of the Lake (Legendary character) - 1888 - 332 pages
...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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The Twentieth Century, Volume 59

Nineteenth century - 1906
...manifold subject of debate since St. John identified him with the ' beasts of prey,' arguing that ' it was never accounted either cruelty or foul play to knock foxes or wolves on the head.' Nor is such discussion the subject of this short study, devoted rather to recalling...
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