A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from the Earliest Period to the Year 1783, with Notes and Other Illustrations, Volume 19

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1816 - Trials
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Page 891 - And so the Jurors aforesaid, upon their oaths aforesaid, do say, that the said John W. Webster, him, the said George Parkman, in manner and form aforesaid, then and there feloniously, wilfully, and of his malice aforethought, did kill and murder...
Page 291 - King there being, in contempt of our said Lord the King and his laws, to the evil example of all others in the like case offending, and against the peace of our said Lord the King, his crown and dignity.
Page 889 - ... bailiwick (as well within liberties as without) by whom the truth of the matter in the premises shall be the better known and inquired into.
Page 285 - GEORGE the Third, by the grace of GOD of Great-Britain, France and Ireland King, defender of the faith, and so forth; and in the year of our LORD one thousand seven hundred and eighty-eight.
Page 827 - I am fully convinced you had a companion on Sunday : I interpret it as owing to the weakness of human nature ; but such proceeding is far from being ingenuous, and may produce bad effects, whilst it is impossible to answer the end proposed.
Page 695 - Not Guilty; and for his trial, hath put himself upon God and the Country, which Country you are. Now your charge is to inquire, whether he be guilty of the High Treason in manner and form as he stands indicted, or Not Guilty.
Page 891 - Lighthorne aforesaid, with force and arms, in and upon one Samuel Collins, in the peace of God and of the said lord the king, then and there being, feloniously, wilfully, and of his malice aforethought, did make an assault...
Page 741 - ... have been his companion in the lowest degree of adversity that ever prince was reduced to, so I have beheld him too, as it were, on the highest pinnacle of glory, amidst the continual applauses, and I had almost said, adorations of the most brilliant court in Europe ; yet he was always the same, ever affable and courteous, giving constant proofs of his great humanity, and of his love for his friends and his country.
Page 817 - It has employed my invention for some time to find out a method to destroy another without exposing my own life ; that I have accomplished, and defy the law. Now for the application of it. I am desperate, and must be provided for ; you have it in your power ; it is my business to make it your inclination to...
Page 817 - Sunday next, your sagacity will point out the person whom you will address, by asking his company to take a turn or two with you. You will not fail, on inquiry, to be acquainted with the name and place of abode. According to which...

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