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 21

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Thomas Bayly Howell, Thomas Jones Howell
R. Bagshaw, 1814 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 881 - 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 911 - ... mean that it may occasion civil wars or intestine broils, to tell the people they are absolved from obedience when illegal attempts are made upon their liberties or properties, and may oppose the unlawful violence of those who were their magistrates when they invade their properties contrary to the trust put in them and that therefore...
Page 39 - I know that he is not formally before the Court, but for that very reason, I will bring him before the Court. He has placed these men in the front of the battle, in hopes to escape under their shelter, but I will not join in battle with them : their vices, though screwed up to the highest pitch of human depravity, are not of dignity enough to vindicate the combat with me; I will drag him to light who is the dark mover behind this scene of iniquity.
Page 909 - Wherever law ends, tyranny begins, if the law be transgressed to another's harm ; and whosoever in authority exceeds the power given him by the law, and makes use of the force he has under his command to compass that upon the .subject which the law allows not, ceases in that to be a magistrate, and acting without authority may be opposed, as any other man who by force invades the right of another.
Page 495 - Columbia, laborer, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil...
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Page 541 - I hope will be particular, and do no injury to the property of any true Protestant. I am well assured that the proprietor of this house is a staunch and worthy friend to the cause. GEORGE GORDON." " What's this ! " said the locksmith, with an altered face. "Something that'll do you good service, young feller," replied his journeyman,
Page 595 - maliciously and traitorously did compass, imagine, and intend to raise and levy war and rebellion against the King...
Page 69 - The order of the day being read for the house to resolve itself into a committee of the whole house, to consider...
Page 639 - ... :-the other, which is said to be levied against the majesty of the king, or, in other words, against him in his regal capacity; as when a multitude rise and assemble to attain by force and violence any object of a general public nature ; that is levying war against the majesty of the king ; and most reasonably so held, because it tends to dissolve all the bonds of society, to destroy property, and to overturn government ; and by force of arms, to restrain the king from reigning according to law.