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" when a person of sound memory and discretion unlawfully killeth any reasonable creature in being, and under the king's peace, with malice aforethought, either express or implied. "
Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books - Page 461
by Sir William Blackstone, George Sharswood, Barron Field - 1860
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An Analysis of the Laws of England

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1771 - 230 pages
...STABBING. IO. MURDER is when a Perfon, of found Memory and Difcretioni unlawfully killeth any reafonable Creature, in Being, and under the King's Peace ; with Malice aforethought, either exprefs or implied. This is Felony, without Clergy; punimed with fpeedy Death, and Hanging in Chains,...
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Original papers: with an authentic state of the proofs and proceedings ...

George Stratton, James Stuart, Madras (India : Presidency). Coroner - Law - 1778 - 254 pages
...Edward xies, vol. iv, <' o^g . Vvhcn a perfon of found memory and difcretion unlawfully • '95' '' killeth any reasonable creature in being, and under the King's " peace, with malice forethought, either exprefled or implied." P. 196. " The unlawfulnefs arifes from the killing without...
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Politics for the people; or, A salmagundy for swine ...

Daniel Isaac Eaton, Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) - Great Britain - 1794
...Murder, •which is described by Sir Edward Coke, to be ** when a person of sound memory and discretion killeth any reasonable creature in being, and under...-with malice aforethought, either express or implied," Blackstone investigate* gates this definition by its several clauses ; upon the words malice aforethought...
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The Duellists; Or, Men of Honour: A Story; Calculated to Shew the Folly ...

William Lucas - Dueling in literature - 1805 - 183 pages
...by Lord Coke :—' When a person of sound memory and discretion unlawfully (not the law of honour) killeth any reasonable creature in being, and under...with malice aforethought, either express or implied.' You will not deny the intent, though you may the malice prepense of a duellist. You must admit that...
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Trial of Thomas O. Selfridge ... before the Hon. Isaac Parker ... for ...

Thomas Lloyd, George Caines, Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - Trials (Murder) - 1807 - 168 pages
...Sir Edward Coke. " Murder is therefore now thus defined, or rather described, by Sir Edward Coke : " When a person of sound memory and discretion unlawfully killeth any reasonable creature in heing, and under the King's peace, with malice aforethought, either express or implied," k is murder....
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A Concise View of the Constitution of England

George Custance - Constitutional history - 1808 - 448 pages
...his goods and chattels. The legal definition of the horrible crime of murder is, " when a person ef sound memory and " discretion, unlawfully killeth...malice aforethought, either express or " implied." The unlawful killing may take place by poisoning, starving, striking, drowning^ or by any other means by...
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A Report of the Trial of Arthur Hodge, Esquire: (late One of the Members of ...

Arthur Hodge, A. M. Belisario - Slavery - 1812 - 186 pages
...it was stated to you in the opening of this cause, by my learned friend Mr. Lisle, that murder, is, when a person of sound memory and discretion, unlawfully...with malice aforethought, either express, or implied by law, so as the party wounded or hurt, &c. die of the wound or hurt, &c. so given, within a year...
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Observations on "The Two Sons of Oil": Containing a Vindication of the ...

William Findley - Christianity and politics - 1812 - 366 pages
...is defined by the law of England to be " a person of sound memory and discretion, unlawfully killing any reasonable creature, in being, and under the king's...with malice aforethought, either express or implied." Torture was not admitted in the judicial law, but it was introduced among christians in the dark ages,...
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The County and Town Officer: Or, a Concise View of the Duties and Offices of ...

John Tappen - Local government - 1816 - 363 pages
...complete the homocide, the act must be that which makes the offence. Ibid. Murder, is defined to be, when a person of sound memory and discretion, unlawfully killeth any reasonable creature in being, with malice aforethought, either express or implied. 3 Inst. 47. Manslaughter, is defined, unlawful...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court And ..., Volume 10

New Jersey. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1829
...stated in the indictment, that is, the r.rime of murder? Murder is defined by Lord Coke to be, " where a person of sound memory and discretion unlawfully killeth any reasonable creature in being-, with malice aforethought, either express or implied." And it is defined, by Chief Justice Kirkpatrick,...
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