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Prize Essay on the Laws for the Protection of Women - Page 86
by James Edward Davis - 1854 - 247 pages
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 4

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1791
...indeed no chaftity at all, or at lead hath no regard to itBut the law of England does not judge fo hardly of offenders, as to cut off all opportunity of retreat even from common ftrumpets, and to treat them as never capable of amendment. It therefore holds it to be felony to force...
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Encyclopędia britannica: or, A dictionary of arts ..., Volume 16, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Reference - 1796
...indeed no chattily at all, or at lealt hath no regard to it. But the law of England does not judge fo hardly of offenders, as to cut off all opportunity of retreat even from common (trumpets, and to treat them as never capable of amendment. It therefore holds it to be felony to force...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 4

Sir William Blackstone, Edward Christian - Law - 1800
...indeed no chaftity at all, or at lenft hath no regard to it. But the law of England does not judge fo hardly of offenders, as to cut off all opportunity of retreat even from common ftrumpets, and to treat them as never capable of amendment. It therefore holds it to be felony to force...
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A Compendium and Digest of the Laws of Massachusetts

Massachusetts, William Charles White - Law - 1810
...chastity of her who hath indeed no chastity at all, or at least, hath no regard to it. But our law does not judge so hardly of offenders, as to cut off...woman may have forsaken that unlawful course of life. As to the evidence ; the party ravished is in law a Ib;,l 213_ competent witness ; but the credibility...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone, Sir John Taylor Coleridge - Law - 1825
...of her, who hath indeed no chastity at all, or at least hath no regard to it. But the law of England does not judge so hardly of offenders, as to cut off...woman may have forsaken that unlawful course of life g : for, as Bracton well observes11, "etsi mere" MX Juerit ante, tune non fuit meretrix, cum nequitiae...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another]

William Blackstone (sir.) - 1825
...of her, who hath indeed no chastity at all, or at least hath no regard to it. But the law of England does not judge so hardly of offenders, as to cut off...the woman may have forsaken that unlawful course of lifeg : for, as Bracton well observes h, "etsi mere" trix fucrit ante, tune non tfuit meretrix, cum...
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The practice of courts-martial, also the legal exposition and military ...

William Hough - 1825
...species of felony, the law supposes an imbecility of body as well as mind" (537). " The law of England holds it to be felony to force even a concubine or...woman may have forsaken that unlawful course of life." " According to Sir Matthew Hale the party ravished may give evidence upon oath, and is in law a competent...
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Elements of medical jurisprudence

Theodric Romeyn Beck, William Dunlop - Medical - 1825
...seem to suppose a prostitute capable of any injuries of this kind, whilst the English law holds it felony to force even a concubine or harlot, because the woman may have forsaken that course of life. At present, also, no time of limitation for making complaint is fixed, but the jury...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books ; with an ..., Volume 3

Sir William Blackstone, John Eykyn Hovenden, Archer Ryland - Law - 1836
...of her, who hath indeed no chastity at all, or at least hath no regard to it. But the law of England does not judge so hardly of offenders, as to cut off...woman may have forsaken that unlawful course of life (g): for, as Bracton well observes (A), " licet meretrix fuerit antea, certe tune temporis non fuit,...
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Remarks on the Constitution and Practice of Courts Martial: With a Summary ...

Thomas Frederick Simmons - Courts-martial and courts of inquiry - 1843 - 648 pages
...presumed by law incapable to commit a rape, and therefore cannot be tried for it.2 The english law holds it to be felony to force even a concubine or harlot ;3 the evidence in such case, to justify a conviction of the crime of rape, must be very strong indeed....
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