The Newgate Calendar: Comprising Interesting Memoirs of the Most Notorious Characters who Have Been Convicted of Outrages on the Laws of England Since the Commencement of the Eighteenth Century; with Occasional Anecdotes and Observations, Speeches, Confessions, and Last Exclamations of Sufferers, Volume 1

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J. Robins and Company, 1824 - Crime
 

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Page 77 - Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men. Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away.
Page 149 - Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.
Page 45 - Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar.
Page 170 - HAPPY the child whose youngest years Receive instruction well; Who hates the sinner's path, and fears The road that leads to hell. When we devote our youth to God, 'Tis pleasing in his eyes : A flower, when offer'd in the bud, Is no vain sacrifice.
Page 506 - The dismal scene was o'er, and past, The lover's mournful hearse retir'd ; The maid drew back her languid head, And sighing forth his name — expir'd ! Though justice ever must prevail, The tear my Kitty sheds is due ; For seldom shall she hear a tale, So sad, so tender, yet so true.
Page 248 - That he had, under his care and direction, several warehouses for receiving and concealing stolen goods ; and also a ship for carrying off jewels, watches, and other valuable goods, to Holland, where he had a superannuated thief for his factor.
Page 92 - Tower from whence you came : from thence you must be drawn to the place of execution : when you come there, you must be hanged by the neck, but not till you are dead ; for you must be cut down alive ; then your bowels must be taken out and burnt before your faces ; then your heads must be severed from your bodies ; and your bodies must be divided each into four quarters ; and these must be at the king's disposal. And God Almighty be merciful to your souls.
Page 251 - Be it enacted, by the authority aforesaid, that wherever any person taketh money or reward, directly or indirectly, under pretence or upon account of helping any person or persons to any stolen goods or chattels, every such person so taking money or reward as aforesaid (unless such person do apprehend, or cause to be apprehended, such felon who stole the same, and cause such felon to be brought to trial for the same, and give evidence against him...
Page 92 - Neck, but not till you be dead, for you must be cut down alive; then your Bowels must be taken out, and burnt before your Faces; then your Heads must be severed from your Bodies, and your Bodies divided each into Four Quarters; and these must be at the King's Disposal. And God Almighty be merciful to your Souls!
Page 92 - I should pronounce, and accordingly it is adjudged by this Court, That you, James Earl of Derwentwater, William Lord Widdrington, William Earl of Nithisdale, Robert Earl of Carnwath, William Viscount Kenmure, and William Lord Nairn, and every...

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