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 25

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Thomas Bayly Howell, Thomas Jones Howell
R. Bagshaw, 1818 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 673 - No freeman shall be taken or imprisoned, or be disseised of his freehold or liberties or free customs, or be outlawed or exiled, or any otherwise destroyed ; nor will we pass upon him nor condemn him but by lawful judgment of his peers or by the law of the land.
Page 1 - They bear the mandate; they must sweep my way, And marshal me to knavery: Let it work; For 'tis the sport, to have the engineer Hoist with his own petar...
Page 725 - Will you solemnly promise and swear to govern the people of this kingdom of England and the dominions thereto belonging according to the statutes in parliament agreed on and the laws and customs of the same?
Page 887 - Oaths and Testimony of Two lawful Witnesses, either both of them to the same Overt Act, or one of them to one, and the other of them to another Overt Act of the same Treason...
Page 157 - That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the Crown, shall be capable of serving as a Member of the House of Commons.
Page 77 - That the loss or destruction, as aforesaid, as well as the. value, of such property shall be ascertained by the best evidence which the nature of the case will admit of, and which...
Page 649 - Now, to come closer to the main " question, it is only desired to know whether the " generality of the Societies mean to rest satisfied with " the Duke of Richmond's plan only ; OR WHETHER " IT IS THEIR PRIVATE DESIGN TO RIP UP MONARCHY • " BY THE ROOTS, AND PLACE DEMOCRACY IN ITS
Page 709 - For since it can never be supposed to be the will of the society that the legislative should have a power to destroy that which every one designs to secure by entering into society...
Page 917 - Turn thee unto me, and have mercy upon me ; for I am desolate and afflicted. The troubles of my heart are enlarged : O bring thou me out of my distresses.
Page 707 - For no government can have a right to obedience from a people who have not freely consented to it; which they can never be supposed to do, till either they are put in a full state of liberty to chuse their government and governors...