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 28

Front Cover
Thomas Bayly Howell, Thomas Jones Howell
R. Bagshaw, 1820 - Law reports, digests, etc
0 Reviews
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 545 - 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 705 - Some trust in chariots, and some in horses : but we will remember the name of the LORD our God. . 8 They are brought down and fallen : but we are risen, and stand upright.
Page 845 - The clerk of the crown read the indictment, and asked them what they had to say, why judgment of death and execution should not be awarded against them, according to law?
Page 569 - One asylum of free discussion is still inviolate. There is still one spot in Europe where man can freely exercise his reason on the most important concerns of society ; where he can boldly publish his judgments on the acts of the proudest and most powerful tyrants.
Page 247 - Act. in as full and ample a manner to all intents and purposes as if the same privileges and protections were repeated and re-enacted in this Act.
Page 567 - France ; but think also of her undisturbed security, of her profound quiet, of the brilliant success with which she applied to industry and literature, while Louis XIV. was pouring his myriads into Italy before her gates. Call to mind, if ages crowded into years have not effaced them from your memory...
Page 11 - ... presses her child to her heart, she drowns it in her tears ; her fancy catches more than an angel's tongue could describe ; at a single view she takes in the whole miserable succession of force, of profanation, of despair, of death. So it is in the question before us. If any man shall hear of this day's transaction, he cannot be so foolish as to suppose that we have been confined to a single character, like those now brought before you.
Page 361 - AB afterwards, to wit, on the day and year aforesaid, with force and arms, at the parish aforesaid, in the county aforesaid...
Page 567 - ... interesting parts of the ancient system of Europe. Unfortunately for the repose of mankind, great states are compelled, by regard to their own safety, to consider the military spirit and martial habits of their people as one of the main objects of their policy. Frequent hostilities seem almost the necessary condition of their greatness ; and, without being great, they cannot long remain safe. Smaller states, exempted from this cruel...
Page 485 - Realm, and did then maliciously and traitorously attempt and endeavour by force and arms to subvert and destroy the Constitution and Government of this Realm as by law established, and deprive and depose our said Lady the Queen of and from the style, honour, and kingly name of the Imperial Crown of this Realm...