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Page 590 - Tarry a little ; there is something else. This bond doth give thee here no jot of blood ; The words expressly are ' a pound of flesh : ' Take then thy bond, take thou thy pound of flesh ; But, in the cutting it, if thou dost shed One drop of Christian blood, thy lands and goods Are, by the laws of Venice, confiscate Unto the state of Venice.
Page 481 - When the ear heard me, then it blessed me ; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me : Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me : and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Page 37 - The blood of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, cleanseth us from all sin.
Page 602 - Viet, c. 26. To which is added, a clear Exposition of the Law relating to the distribution of Personal Estate in the case of Intestacy ; with two Forms of Wills, and much useful information, &c.
Page 117 - Come forth out of thy royal chambers, O Prince of all the kings of the earth ! put on the visible robes of thy imperial majesty, take up that unlimited sceptre which thy almighty Father hath bequeathed thee ; for now the voice of thy bride calls thee, and all creatures sigh to be renewed.
Page 217 - Britain; and that in all matters of controversy relative to property and civil rights, resort shall be had to the laws of Canada as the rule for the decision of the same...
Page 317 - For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie : though it tarry, wait for it ; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.
Page 109 - The true reason of requiring any qualification, with regard to property, in voters, is to exclude such persons as are in so mean a situation that they are esteemed to have no will of their own. If these persons had votes, they would be tempted to dispose of them under some undue influence or other. This would give a great, an artful, or a wealthy man, a larger share in elections than is consistent with general liberty.
Page 512 - I know that prerogative is part of the law ; but sovereign power is no parliamentary word. In my opinion it weakens magna charta, and all the statutes ; for they are absolute, without any saving of sovereign power ; and should we now add it, we shall weaken the foundation of law, and then the building must needs fall. Take we heed what we yield unto. Magna charts is such a fellow. that he will have no sovereign.
Page 600 - TOMLINS.-A POPULAR LAW DICTIONARY; Familiarly explaining the Terms and Nature of English Law ; adapted to the comprehension of persons not educated for the legal profession, and affording information peculiarly useful to Magistrates, Merchants, Parochial Officers, and others. By THOMAS EDLYNE TOMLINS, Attorney and Solicitor.