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Page 275 - Our sovereign lord the king chargeth and commandeth all persons, being assembled, immediately to disperse themselves, and peaceably to depart to their habitations, or to their lawful business, upon the pains contained in the act made in the first year of king George, for preventing tumults and riotous assemblies. God save the king.
Page 654 - ... every such offender shall be guilty of felony ; and, being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the discretion of the Court, to be transported beyond the seas for life, *or for any term not less than seven years, or to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding four years : and, if a male, to be once, twice, or thrice publicly or privately whipped (if the Court shall so think fit,) in addition to such imprisonment...
Page lxxxiii - ... on the faith of any contract or agreement in writing to consign, deposit, transfer, or deliver such goods or documents of title...
Page 671 - And be it enacted, that in the case of every felony punishable under this Act, every principal in the second degree, and every accessory before the fact, shall be punishable with death or otherwise, in the same manner as the principal in the first degree is by this Act punishable...
Page 14 - English law, had the prisoner been of sound memory, he might have alleged something in stay of judgment or execution.
Page 101 - The sea is either that which lies within the body of a county, or without That arm or branch of the sea which lies within the fauces terrae, where a man may reasonably discern between shore and shore, is, or at least may be, within the : body of a county, and therefore within the Jurisdiction of the* sheriff or coroner.
Page 246 - The proper meaning of a privileged communication is only this ; that the occasion on which the communication was made rebuts the inference prima facie arising from a statement prejudicial to the character of the Plaintiff, and puts it upon him to prove that there was malice in fact — that the Defendant was actuated by motives of personal spite or ill-will, independent of the occasion on which the communication was made.
Page 196 - Examination appear to be proper, the said Lord Chancellor, Lord Keeper or Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal for the Time being...
Page 90 - ... foreign prince or state, or of any colony, district, or people, or belonging to the subjects or citizens of any such prince or state, colony, district, or people, the same being at war with any foreign prince or state, or of any colony, district, or people with whom the United States are...