A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from the Earliest Period to the Year 1783, with Notes and Other Illustrations, Volume 28
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1820 - Trials
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Page 349 - King, . . . and until the end of the next session of parliament after a demise of the crown, shall, within the realm or without, compass, imagine, invent, devise, or intend death or destruction, or any bodily harm tending to death or destruction, maim or wounding, imprisonment or restraint...
Page 849 - What have you, therefore, now to say, why judgment of death and execution should not be awarded against you, according to law?
Page 567 - Geneva: think of her defenceless position in the very jaws of 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 567 - ... their authors were arraigned in the face of Europe. If acts of internal tyranny were perpetrated, they resounded from a thousand presses throughout all civilized countries. Princes on whose will there were no legal checks, thus found a moral restraint which the most powerful of them could not brave with absolute impunity. They acted before a vast audience, to whose applause or condemnation they could not be utterly indifferent. The very constitution of human nature, the unalterable laws of the...
Page 607 - Till the destruction of their country no danger can fall upon them for the performance of their duty, and I do trust that there is no Englishman so unworthy of life as to desire to outlive England. But if any of us are condemned to the cruel punishment of surviving our country...
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 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 judgment on the acts of the proudest and most powerful tyrants : The press of England is still free. It is guarded by the free constitution of our forefathers. It is guarded by the...
Page 359 - November in th,e fifty-seventh year of the Reign aforesaid and on divers other Days and Times as well before as after with Force and Arms at the...
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 545 - Republic, 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.