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Page 558 - An officer de facto is one who has the reputation of being the officer he assumes to be, and yet is not a good officer in point of law.
Page 280 - OLIVER, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, and the dominions thereunto belonging, to the Commissioners authorised by a late Ordinance for Approbation of Public Preachers, or ' to
Page 608 - ... as fully to all intents and purposes as if this act had not been passed, anything herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 547 - ... shall be as good and effectual in the law, as if the stroke or poisoning had been committed and done in the same county where the party shall die, or where such indictment shall be so founden ; any law or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 683 - An Act for improving the Outfall of the River Nene, and the Drainage of the Lands discharging their Waters into the Wisbech River...
Page 408 - Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown ; but we an incorruptible. I therefore so run, not as uncertainly ; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air : but I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection : lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.
Page 407 - ... to remain in the family, as a monument consecrated to his consummate virtue ; whose name could never be forgot, so long as men preserved any esteem for sanctity of manners, greatness of mind, and a love to their country, constant even to death. Therefore to solace his excellent father for so great a loss, to celebrate the memory of so noble a son, and to excite his worthy grandson, the heir of such mighty hopes, more cheerfully to emulate and follow the example of his illustrious father, they...
Page 608 - Provided also, and be it further enacted, that nothing herein contained shall extend or be construed to extend to...
Page 537 - Good Friday and Sunday, between the hours of nine in the morning and three in the afternoon, to inspect the books and papers wherein the admission or swearing in of the freemen, burgesses or other members or officers of such corporation, shall be entered, and to have copies or minutes of the admission, or the entry of swearing in of any one or more of such freemen, burgesses, or other members or officers, upon paying 6d.