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" It is true," says the learned judge just referred to, " that rape is a most detestable crime, and therefore ought " severely and impartially to be punished with death ; but " it must be remembered that it is an accusation easy to be " made, and hard to... "
A treatise of the pleas of the crown - Page 445
by Sir Edward Hyde East - 1806 - 1126 pages
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The Whole Law Relative to the Duty and Office of a Justice of the Peace ...

Thomas Walter Williams - Justices of the peace - 1808 - 1172 pages
...witnesses, as well as of the truth of the fact. 3 Hind:. Com. 214. : ' It is true,' says Hale, 'that rape is a most detestable crime, ' and therefore ought severely and impartially to be punish«! * with death ; but it must be remembered, that it is an accusa. * tion easy to be made, hard...
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The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer, Volume 3

Richard Burn, Sir George Chetwynd - Justices of the peace - 1820
...Audley's case, 3 Howell's St. 7V. 41 9. cited hi 1 East's PC 444. " It is true," says Lord Hale, " that rape is a most detestable crime, and therefore ought...be punished with death : but it must be remembered, it is an accusation easily to be made, and hard to be proved, and harder to be defended by the party...
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The practice of courts-martial, also the legal exposition and military ...

William Hough - 1825
...well as of the truth of the fact" (540). " It is true," says this learned Judge (Hal. PC 635^, " that rape is a most detestable crime, and, therefore, ought...but it must be remembered, that it is an accusation easy to be made, hard to be proved, but harder to be defended by the party accused, though innocent."...
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The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer, Volume 3

Richard Burn, Joseph Chitty, Thomas Chitty - 1831
...PC 444. " It is true," says Lord Hale, " that rape is a most detestable crime, and Gen:mi «otion. therefore ought severely and impartially to be punished with death : but it must be remembered, it is an accusation easily to be made, and hard to be proved, and harder to be defended by the party...
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Principles of the Criminal Law of Scotland

Sir Archibald Alison - Criminal law - 1832 - 696 pages
...and her previous character for modesty and correct demeanour. " It is true," says Lord Hale, " that rape is a most detestable crime, and therefore ought...and impartially to be punished with death ; but it ought to be recollected, that it is an accusation easily made, hard to be proved, but harder still...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books ; with an ..., Volume 4

William Blackstone - Law - 1836
...well as of the truth of the fact. " It is true," says this learned judge (j), "that rape is a [*215] most detestable crime, and therefore ought severely...but it must be remembered, that it is an accusation easy to be made, hard to be proved, but harder to be defended by the party accused, though innocent."...
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The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer, Volume 3

Richard Burn, Joseph Chitty, Montague B. Bere, Thomas Chitty - Justice of the peace - 1837
...Homlfs St. Tr. 419, cited in 1 Easts PC 444.) General caution. " It is true," says Lord Hale, " that rape is a most detestable crime, and therefore ought...be punished with death ; but it must be remembered, it is an accusation easily to be made, and hard to be proved, and harder to be defended by the party...
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The Catholic Cabinet, and Chronicle of Religious Intelligence ..., Volume 2

1845
...down by Lord Hale and the law-writers generally, for the case of rape, are as follows: " It is true, rape is a most detestable crime, and therefore ought...must be remembered, that it is an accusation easily made and hard to be proved, and harder to be defended by the party accused be he ever so innocent The...
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The Provincial Justice, Or Magistrate's Manual: Being a Complete Digest of ...

Constables - 1851 - 700 pages
...presumption that the testimony is false or feigned. — 1 HH 633. Upon the whole, rape, it is true, is a most detestable crime, and therefore ought severely...easily to be made, and hard to be proved, and harder lobe defended by the party accused, though never so innocent : therefore, a wise jury will bo cautious...
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The Provincial Justice Or: Magistrate's Manual : Being a Complete Digest of ...

Keele, W. C. (William Conway) - Criminal law - 1858 - 880 pages
...presumption that the testimony is false or feigned. — 1 //. //. 633. Upon the whole, rape, it is true, is a most detestable crime, and therefore ought severely...with death ; but it must be remembered that it is an accusa•ation easily to be made, and hard to be proved, and harder to be defended by the party accused,...
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