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" The noise subsided, and he was asked if he had anything to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him. "
Oliver Twist: Or, The Parish Boy's Progress - Page 296
by Charles Dickens, George Cruikshank - 1838
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 90

Edmund Burke - History - 1849
...emotion. The prisoner was brought up to receive judgment on the following day. On being asked whether he had anything to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him, he said he had always got his living honestly, whilst those who had been his prosecutors were stealing...
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The Anti-Gallican, Or, Standard of British Loyalty, Religion, and ..., Volume 1

Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 - 1803
...congenial to the feelings of every true born Englishman. When called upon to know if he had any thing to say why sentence of death, should not be passed upon him, this unfortunate Gentleman addressed the Court and Jury nearly in the following terms : " I am asked...
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The Anti-Gallican: Or, Standard of British Loyalty, Religion and Liberty ...

Great Britain - 1904 - 496 pages
...congenial to the feelings of every true bom English-' man. When called upon to know if he had any thing to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him, this unforfunate Gentleman addressed the Court and Jury nearly in the following terms : ' • " I am...
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The lives of the Puritans: containing a biographical account of ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Brook - Puritans - 1813
...he shall be hanged."* Mr. James was brought to the bar on the above day, and being asked what he had to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him, he answered, that he had not much to say, only two or three scriptures he would 'leave with them. & for...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

Andrew Kippis, William Godwin - English poetry - 1814
...returned a verdict of Guilty. The prisoner was then addressed in the usual form, and asked what he hud to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him. He said, " he had nothing to offer." Mr. justice Heath then proceeded to pass sentence nearly in the following...
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History of the Wars Occasioned by the French Revolution, from the ..., Volume 1

C. H. Gifford - Europe - 1817
...Redmond they were severally brought to trial. When Mr. Emmett was called upon to know if he had any thing to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him, he addressed the court and jury nearly in the following terms : " I am asked if 1 have any thing to say...
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The Busy body, or Men and manners, ed. by Humphrey Hedgehog

John Agg - 1817
...insertion in our pages. ROBERT EMMETT, Esq. being asked by the Clerk of the Crown if he had any thing to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him, answered, " My PERFIDIOUS GOVERNMENT. 261 Lords, as to why judgment of death and execution should not...
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History of the Wars of the French Revolution, from the Breaking Out of the ...

Edward Baines - Europe - 1818
...proved against him by a chain of clear and incontestable evidence. On being asked if he had any thing to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him, he addressed the court in a speech which occupied about twenty minutes in the delivery, in which he took...
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The Trials of Arthur Thistlewood and Others for High Treason: At the Old ...

Arthur Thistlewood - Trials (Treason) - 1820 - 200 pages
...his hand. These he began to read, bnt with some trcmonr: saying — that he was asked, what he had to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him ? This was bnt a mockery, for, if he had the eloquence of Cicero, he was conscious that it would avail...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 11

Sir Walter Scott - Europe - 1822
...Guilty. The Clerk of Arraigns then called on the prisoner in the usual form to know if he had any thing to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him. The prisoner, in a faultering accent, and a pale and agitated countenance, said, " My lord ! my lord...
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