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" It is true that rape is a most detestable crime, and therefore ought severely and impartially to be punished with death; but it must be remembered that it is an accusation easily to be made and hard to be proved and harder to be defended by the party... "
Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another] - Page 215
by William Blackstone (sir.) - 1825
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The Magistrate's Assistant: Or, A Summary of Those Laws which Immediately ...

Samuel Glasse - Forms (Law) - 1788 - 544 pages
...impartially to be punifhed *36with death ; but it mud be remembered, that it is an accufation eafily to be made, and hard to be proved, and harder to be defended by the party accofed, tho' never fo innocent: therefore, a wife jury will be cautious upon trials of offences of...
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Historia Placitorum Coronæ: The History of the Pleas of the Crown, Volume 1

Sir Matthew Hale, Sollom Emlyn, George Wilson - Pleas of the crown - 1800
...impartially to be punifhed with death ; but it muft be remembered, that it is an accufation eafily to be made and hard to be proved, and harder to be defended by the party accufed, tho never fo innocent. . 541* liban I (hall never forget a trial befóte myfelf of a rape...
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Principles and practice of naval and military courts martial: with ..., Volume 1

John M'Arthur - Courts-martial and courts of inquiry - 1805
...rape may be applied to the other more deteftable offence, that it is an accufation eafily to be made, hard to be proved, and harder to be defended by the party accufed though ever fo innocent *. If the party, as laid down by Lord Hale, on whom the .offence of...
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A treatise of the pleas of the crown, Volume 1

Sir Edward Hyde East - Criminal law - 1806 - 1126 pages
...Hale, 635. says Ld. Hale, rape is a most detestable crime, and therefore ought severely and impartially to be punished with death: but it must be remembered...harder to be defended by the party accused, though ever so innocent. And there- i Hale, 633. fore, says he, though the party ravished be in law a com-4Blac.Com.213....
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The new Virginia justice: comprising the office and authority of a justice ...

William Waller Hening - Law - 1810 - 688 pages
...the whole, rape, it is true, is a most detestable crime, and therefore ought severely and impartially to be punished with death ; but it must be remembered,...defended by the party accused, though never so innocent. Therefore a wise jury will be cautious upon trials of offences of this nature, that they be not so...
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The Asiatic Annual Register, Or, A View of the History of ..., Volume 11

Lawrence Dundas Campbell, E. Samuel - Books - 1811
...(speaking' oí the offence in question) " it is a most detestable crime, and, therefore, ought impartially to be punished with death ; but it must be remembered...proved, and harder to be defended by the party accused, thong!] ever so innocent." " And therefore," says he, " though the party injured be in law a competent...
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The Asiatic Annual Register: Or, A View of the History of ..., Volume 11

Lawrence Dundas Campbell, E. Samuel - Books - 1811
..." it is a most detestable crime, and, therefore, ought impartially to be punished with death j but it must be remembered that it is an accusation easily...harder to be defended by the party accused, though ever so innocent." " And therefore," says he, " though the party injured be in law a competent witness,...
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A Practical Treatise on the Criminal Law: Comprising the ..., Volume 2, Part 2

Joseph Chitty, Richard Peters - Criminal law - 1819
...which it will always be safe to observe. Lord Hale lays down that this accusation is easily to be made, hard to be proved, and harder to be defended by the party accused, notwithstanding his innocence; and he adduces some striking instances within his own knowledge where...
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A Dissertation Shewing that the House of Lords: In Cases of Judicature : are ...

Edward Christian - Criminal law - 1820 - 136 pages
...is true," says he, " rape is a most detestable crime, and therefore ought severely and impartially to be punished with death ; but it must be remembered,...defended by the party accused, though never so innocent. " I shall never forget a trial before myself of a rape in the County of Sussex. " There * 7 Will. III....
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The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer, Volume 3

Richard Burn, Sir George Chetwynd - Justices of the peace - 1820
...and therefore ought severely and impartially to be punished with death : but it must be remembered, it is an accusation easily to be made, and hard to...party accused, though never so innocent." He then mentions two remarkable cases of malicious prosecution for this crime, that had come within his knowledge...
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