Famous Kentucky Tragedies and Trials: A Collection of Important and Interesting Tragedies and Criminal Trials which Have Taken Place in Kentucky (Google eBook)

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Baldwin law book Company, incorporated, 1916 - Crime - 336 pages
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Page 146 - Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure: Rich the treasure, Sweet the pleasure, Sweet is pleasure after pain. Soothed with the sound, the king grew vain; Fought all his battles o'er again, And thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the slain!
Page 3 - And the king was much moved, and went up to the chamber over the gate, and wept: and as he went, thus he said, O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom!
Page 31 - Columbia, laborer, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil...
Page 145 - Behold they fall before my son, like groves in a desert; when an angry ghost rushes through night, and takes their green heads in his hand ! Morlath falls. Maronnan dies. Conachar trembles in his blood ! Cairbar shrinks before Oscar's sword ! he creeps in darkness behind a stone. He lifts the spear in secret : he pierces my Oscar's side ! He falls forward on his shield : his knee sustains the chief. But still his spear is in his hand. See gloomy Cairbar falls ! The steel pierced his forehead, and...
Page 60 - Hundred forty six with force and arms at and in the County of Sampson aforesaid in and upon one Alfred Flowers in the peace of God and of the State then and there being feloniously wilfully and of his malice aforethought did make an assault...
Page 107 - This worthy gentleman, who is certainly as mild a mannered man As ever scuttled ship, or cut a throat, swears positively that he did not know either of the defendants; that he belonged to neither party in the affray; and that he fought, to use his own descriptive and unrivaled phraseology, entirely 'upon his own hook.
Page 86 - I am the Rider of the wind, The Stirrer of the storm ; The hurricane I left behind Is yet with lightning warm...
Page 81 - ... which they would prefer to have the question of their innocence or guilt investigated. This course, at first blush, may be calculated to raise in your minds some unfavorable impressions. You may naturally inquire why it was taken; why they did not await their trial in the county in which the offense was charged to have been committed ; in fine, why they came here ? I feel it my duty before entering into the merits of this case, to answer these questions and to obviate such impressions as I have...
Page 1 - And all flesh died that moved upon the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of beast, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth, and every man. All in whose nostrils was the breath of life, of all that was in the dry land, died.

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