Celebrated Trials, and Remarkable Cases of Criminal Jurisprudence: From the Earliest Records to the Year 1825

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George Borrow
Knight and Lacey, 1825 - Crime
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Page 436 - the brink of a precipice. It will go forth your judgment, if it goes against the Queen. But it will be the only judgment you ever will pronounce which will fail in its object, and return upon those who gave it. Save the country, my lords, from the horrors of this catastrophe—save yourselves from this
Page 435 - nor should either of us be held answerable to the other, because nature has not made us suitable to each other. Tranquil and comfortable society is, however, in our power ; let our intercourse, therefore, be restricted to that, and I will distinctly subscribe to the condition
Page 436 - it. Save the country, my lords, from the horrors of this catastrophe—save yourselves from this situation—rescue that country, of which you are the ornaments, but in which you could flourish no longer, when severed from the people, than the blossom when cut off from the root and the
Page 399 - The earl of Liverpool then proposed the following Bill of Pains and Penalties :— " An act to deprive her majesty queen Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, of the title, prerogatives, rights, privileges, and exemptions of queen consort of this realm, and to dissolve the marriage between his majesty and the said Caroline Amelia Elizabeth. " Whereas in the year 1814, her majesty Caroline Amelia
Page 436 - by proposing, at any period, a connexion of a more particular nature. I shall now finally close this disagreeable correspondence, trusting that, as we have completely explained ourselves to each other, the rest of our lives will be passed In uninterrupted tranquillity. I am,
Page 553 - and like as wax melteth at the fire, so let the ungodly perish at the presence of God." As the preparations were taken by the ignorant creatures, it could not be ascertained what they were, whether medicinal or mere rubbish. After the rites had been all performed, such was the effect upon the imagination of the girl (aged 22) who fancied herself possessed, that she
Page 380 - Mr. Shelton then asked Thistlewood what he had to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him; and he thus addressed the court:—
Page 435 - I would define in writing the terms upon which we are to live, I shall endeavour to explain myself upon that head with as much clearness and with as much propriety as the nature of the subject will admit. Our inclinations are
Page 174 - XII. Private persons and property shall be equally respected. The inhabitants, and in general all individuals who shall be in the capital shall continue to enjoy their rights and liberties without being disturbed or called to account, either as to the situations which they hold or may have held, or
Page 276 - I'll praise my maker with my breath ; And, when my voice is lost in death, My days of praise shall ne'er be past, While life and thought and

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