The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature, Volume 17 (Google eBook)

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Henry G. Allen Company, 1890 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 225 - I place myself under the protection of their laws, which I claim from your Royal Highness, as the most powerful, the most constant, and the most generous of my enemies.
Page 53 - Culpable homicide, which would otherwise be murder, may be reduced to manslaughter if the person who causes death does so in the heat of passion caused by sudden provocation.
Page 133 - The eye with which I see God is the same eye with which God sees me.
Page 53 - Pennsylvania, all murder which shall be perpetrated by means of poison, or by lying in wait, or by any other kind of willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing, or which shall be committed in the perpetration or attempt to perpetrate any arson, rape, robbery, or burglary, shall be deemed murder in the first degree; and all other kinds of murder shall be deemed murder of the second degree.
Page 315 - neglect," "negligence," "negligent," and "negligently" import a want of such attention to the nature or probable consequences of the act or omission as a prudent man ordinarily bestows in acting in his own concerns; 3.
Page 53 - If the offender, for any unlawful object, does an act which he knows or ought to have known to be likely to cause death, and thereby kills any person, though he may have desired that his object should be effected without hurting any one.
Page 57 - LL.B. in 1823, and was called to the. Bar by the society of Lincoln's Inn, in Michaelmas Term...
Page 226 - It is my wish that my ashes may repose on the banks of the Seine, in the midst of the French people, whom I have loved so well.
Page 53 - all murder which shall be perpetrated by means of poison, or lying in wait, or by any other kind of willful, deliberate and premeditated killing, or which shall be committed in the perpetration of, or attempt to perpetrate any arson, rape, robbery or burglary, shall be deemed murder in the first degree, and all other kinds of murder shall be deemed murder in the second degree...
Page 53 - Any wrongful act or insult, of such a nature as to be sufficient to deprive an ordinary person of the power of selfcontrol, may be provocation if the offender acts upon it on the sudden, and before there has been time for his passion to cool.

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