Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from the Earliest Period [1163] to the Present Time [1820].

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R. Bagshaw, 1813 - Trials
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Page 879 - Columbia, laborer, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil...
Page 881 - Lightfoot then and there instantly died, and so the jurors aforesaid, upon their oath aforesaid, do say, that the said David Beckett, the said John Lightfoot, in manner and form aforesaid, feloniously, wilfully, and of his malice aforethought, did kill and murder, against the form of the statute in such case made and provided, and against the peace and dignity of the state of Ohio.
Page 273 - Esquires, and others their fellows, justices of our said lord the King, assigned to keep the peace in the county aforesaid, and also to hear and determine divers felonies, trespasses and other misdemeanors committed in the same county, by the oath of GC, WA, HL, JA...
Page 265 - Elizabeth, in the dwelling-house aforesaid, then and there violently and feloniously did steal, take, and carry away, against the peace of our said lord the king, his crown and dignity.
Page 881 - Collins then and there feloniously, wilfully, and of his malice aforethought, did strike, thrust, stab, and penetrate...
Page 943 - ... revenge, all injustice, is insanity. There were philosophers, in ancient times, who held this opinion, as a strict maxim of their sect; and, my lords, the opinion is right in philosophy, but dangerous in judicature. It may have a useful and a noble influence, to regulate the conduct of men; to control their...
Page 805 - 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...
Page 805 - My lord ; as ceremony is an idle thing upon most occasions, more especially to persons in my state of mind, I shall proceed immediately to acquaint you with the motive and end of addressing this epistle to you, which is equally interesting to us both. You are to know then, that my present situation in...
Page 285 - CD, to the evil example of all others in the like case offending, against the form of the statute in such case made and provided, and against the peace of our Lord the King, his crown and dignity.
Page 815 - 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. You will see me again soon, as it were by accident, and may easily find where I go to ; in consequence of which, by being sent to, I shall wait on your grace, but expect to be quite alone, and to converse in whispers ; you will likewise give your honour, upon meeting, that no part of the conversation shall transpire.