Ruins of Time Exemplified in Sir Matthew Hale's History of the Pleas of the Crown

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V. and R. Stevens and G. S. Norton; [etc., etc.,], 1856 - 268 pages

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Page 166 - Majesty, or to any person marrying a second time whose husband or wife shall have been continually absent from such person for the space of seven years then last past, and shall not have been known by such person to be living within that time...
Page 92 - And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.
Page 30 - Like a beau in the box, he bow'd low on each side! And when his last speech the loud hawkers did cry He swore from his cart 'It was all a damn'd lie!
Page 30 - Sir Nicholas Bacon being appointed a judge for the northern circuit, and having brought his trials that came before him to such a pass, as the passing of sentence on malefactors, he was by one of the malefactors mightily importuned for to save his life ; which when nothing that he had said did avail, he at length desired his mercy on account of kindred. "Prithee...
Page 232 - You must be had back again to prison, and there lie for three months following ; and at three months end, if you do not submit to go to church to hear divine service, and leave your preaching, you must be banished the realm : And if, after such a day as shall be appointed you to be gone, you shall be found in this realm, &c. or be found to come over again without special licence from the King, &c. you must stretch by the neck for it, I tell you plainly ; and so he bid my jailor have me away.
Page 84 - 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 62 - And that every King and Queen of this realm, who at any time hereafter shall come to and succeed in the imperial crown of this kingdom, shall on the first day of the meeting of the first parliament, next after his or her coming to the crown, sitting in his or her throne in the house of peers, in the presence of the lords and commons therein assembled, or at his or her coronation, before such...
Page 112 - Let us take the road. Hark! I hear the sound of coaches! The hour of attack approaches. To your arms, brave boys, and load. See the ball I hold! Let the chymists toil like asses, Our fire their fire surpasses, And turns all our lead to gold.
Page 148 - tis found so. 1 Clo. It must be se offendendo ; it cannot be else. For here lies the point. If I drown myself wittingly, it argues an act ; and an act hath three branches ; it is, to act, to do, and to perform. Argal, she drowned herself wittingly.
Page 205 - The saide Robert entertained an hundred tall men and good archers with such spoiles and thefts as he got, upon whom four hundred (were they ever so strong) durst" not give the onset. He suffered no woman to be oppressed, violated, or otherwise molested : poore mens goods he spared, abundantlie relieving them with that which by theft he got from abbeys and the houses of rich carles : whom Maior (the historian) blameth for his rapine and theft, but of all theeves he affirmeth him to be the prince,...

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