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Page 155 - ... must be considered in the same situation as to responsibility as if the facts with respect to which the delusion exists were real.
Page 155 - ... notwithstanding the party accused did the act complained of with a view, under the influence of insane delusion, of redressing or revenging some supposed grievance or injury, or of producing some public benefit, he is nevertheless punishable according to the nature of the crime committed, if he knew at the time of committing such crime that he was acting contrary to law ; by which expression we understand your Lordships to mean the law of the land.
Page 364 - And tears, and tortures, and the touch of joy; They leave a weight upon our waking thoughts, They take a weight from off our waking toils, They do divide our being; they become A portion of ourselves as of our time, And look like heralds of eternity; They pass like spirits of the past...
Page 152 - ... every man is to be presumed to be sane, and to possess a sufficient degree of reason to be responsible for his crimes, until the contrary to be proved to their satisfaction...
Page 154 - Lordships' inquiries are confined to those persons who labour under such partial delusions only, and are not in other respects insane, we are of opinion that, notwithstanding the party accused did the act complained of with a view, under the influence of insane delusion, of redressing or revenging some supposed grievance or injury, or of producing some public benefit, he is nevertheless punishable according to the nature of the crime committed, if he knew at the time of committing...
Page 152 - ... to establish a defence on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved, that, at the time of committing the act, the party accused was laboring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing ; or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong.
Page 79 - LEA'S MEDICAL RAMSBOTHAM (FRANCIS H.), MD THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF OBSTETRIC MEDICINE AND SURGERY, in reference to the Process of Parturition.
Page 517 - LATHAM. ON DISEASES OF THE HEART. Lectures on Subjects connected with Clinical Medicine ; comprising Diseases of the Heart. By PM LATHAM, MD, Physician Extraordinary to the Queen ; and late Physician to St.
Page 397 - Shoots far into the bosom of dim Night, A glimmering dawn : here Nature first begins Her farthest verge, and Chaos to retire...
Page 364 - Our life is two-fold : Sleep hath its own world, A boundary between the things misnamed Death and existence : Sleep hath its own world, And a wide realm of wild reality. And dreams in their development have breath, And tears, and tortures, and the touch of joy ; They leave a weight upon our waking thoughts, They take a weight from off our waking toils, They do divide our being...

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