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" For certainly there may be an evidence so balanced, as it may have sufficient matter for the consciences of the Peers to convict him, and yet leave sufficient matter in the conscience of a King upon the same evidence to pardon his life ; because the Peers... "
The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay ... - Page 69
by Francis Bacon - 1838
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Letters of S[i]r Francis Bacon ... Written During the Reign of King James ...

Francis Bacon - 1702 - 302 pages
...of a King upon the fame Evidence, to pardon his Life;, becaufe the Peers are aftringed by Neceflity, either to acquit or condemn,- but Grace is free. And for my part, I think the Evidence in this prefent Cafe will be of fuch a Nature. Rex. That Danger /) well to be foreJeen, left he upon the one...
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Writings historical. Letters

Francis Bacon - 1819
...matter in the conscience of a king upon the same evidence to pardon his life ; because the peers are astringed by necessity either to acquit or condemn...nature. Thirdly, It shall be my care so to moderate the REX. manner of charging him, as it might make him not Thft^aJ^" odious beyond the extent of mercy....
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 5

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...matter in the conscience of a king upon the same evidence to pardon his life; because the peers are astringed by necessity either to acquit or condemn...evidence in this present case will be of such a nature. Lastly, All these points of mercy and favour are to"^' t "* lie be understood with this limitation,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 5

Francis Bacon - 1824
...matter in the conscience of a king upon the same evidence to pardon lis life; because the peers are astringed by necessity either to acquit or condemn ; but grace is free : and or my part, I think the evidence in this present case >vill be of such a nature. Thirdly, it shall...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1826
...matter in the conscience of a king upon the same evidence to pardon his life; because the peers are astringed by necessity either to acquit or condemn ; but grace is free: arid for my part, I think the evidence in this present case will be of such a nature. Thirdly, It shall...
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Works, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1841
...matter in the conscience of a king, upon the same evidence, to pardon his life; because the peers are qual to the same are equal to one another," is similar...term. Lastly : a certain degree of sagacity in co eo to moderate the manner of charging him, as it might make him not odious beyond the extent of mercy....
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1841 - 622 pages
...matter in the conscience of a king upon the same evidence to pardon his life; because the peers are astringed by necessity either to acquit or condemn ; but grace is free : and, for rny part, I think the evidence in this present case will be of such a nature. Thirdly, It shall be...
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The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1845
...manner in which he stated the case against Somerset ; but this was in performance of his promise, " It shall be my care so to moderate the manner of charging...make him not odious beyond the extent of mercy."* The disgraceful pardon Bacon himself, as Attorney General, prepared. Coke, the Chief Justice, had now...
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The Great Oyer of Poisoning: The Trial of the Earl of Somerset for the ...

Andrew Amos - 1846 - 598 pages
...matter in the conscience of a King to pardon his life: because the Peers are astringed by necessity to acquit or condemn ; but grace is free : and, for...evidence in this present case will be of such a nature." It would appear that Bacon was here inventing a plausible pretext for pardoning Somerset. He can scarcely...
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The Great Oyer of Poisoning: The Trial of the Earl of Somerset for the ...

Andrew Amos - 1846 - 551 pages
...matter in the conscience of a King to pardon his life : because the Peers are astringed by necessity to acquit or condemn ; but grace is free : and, for...evidence in this present case will be of such a nature." It would appear that Bacon was here inventing a plausible pretext for pardoning Somerset. He can scarcely...
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