Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason: And Other Crimes and Misdemeanor from the Earliest Period to the Present Time ... from the Ninth Year of the Reign of King Henry, the Second, A.D.1163, to ... [George IV, A.D.1820], Volume 29
Thomas Bayly Howell, Thomas Jones Howell
R. Bagshaw, 1821 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 15 - To the great scandal and disgrace of the said Philip Earl of Hardwicke and John Lord Redesdale 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 893 - ... claims and demands whatsoever, in law or in equity, which against the said The Ferries Company I ever had, now have or which I or my heirs, executors or administrators, hereafter can, shall or may have for, upon or by reason of any matter, cause or thing whatsoever from the beginning of the world to the day of the date of these presents.
Page 705 - In witness whereof we have caused these our letters to be made patent. Witness ourself at Westminster, the fifth day of July, in the sixth year of our reign.
Page 37 - ... upon the whole matter in issue : " BE IT THEREFORE DECLARED AND ENACTED, that, On every Such trial, the jury sworn to try the issue may give a general verdict of guilty or not guilty upon the whole matter put in issue...
Page 211 - The true reason of the remedy; and then the office of all the Judges is always to make such construction as shall suppress the mischief, and advance the remedy, and to suppress subtle inventions and evasions for continuance of the mischief, and pro privato commodo, and to add force and life to the cure and remedy, according to the true intent of the makers of the Act, pro bono publico.
Page 243 - But I cherish, too, the consolatory hope that I shall be able to tell them that I had an old and learned friend whom I would put above all the sweepings of their hall, who was of a different opinion; who had derived his ideas of civil liberty from the purest fountains of Athens and of Rome; who had fed the youthful vigor of his studious mind with the theoretic knowledge of their wisest philosophers and statesmen...
Page 229 - ... wretched sympathy of situation. I feel I am above it. I know the bench is above it. But I know, too, that there are ranks and degrees and decorums to be observed; and, if I had a harsh communication to make to a venerable judge, and a similar one to his crier, I should certainly address them in a very different language indeed. A judge of the land, a man not young, of infirm health, has the sanctuary of his habitation broken open by these two persons, who set out with him for the coast, to drag...
Page 243 - ... this soothing hope I draw from the dearest and tenderest recollections of my life, from the remembrance of those Attic nights, and those refections of the gods which we have spent with those admired and respected and beloved companions who have gone before us; — over whose ashes the most precious tears of Ireland have been shed...
Page 637 - ... a witness cannot by law refuse to answer a question relevant to the matter in issue, the answering of which has no tendency to accuse himself or to expose him to penalty or forfeiture of any nature whatsoever, by reason only, or on the sole ground that the answering of such question may establish, or tend to establish, that he owes a debt, or is otherwise subject to a civil suit, either at the instance of his majesty or of any other person or persons.