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 33

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, 1826
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Page 111 - That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the Crown, shall be capable of serving as a Member of the House of Commons.
Page 305 - 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 175 - ... such compassings, imaginations, inventions, devices, or intentions, or any of them, shall express, utter, or declare, by publishing any printing or writing, or by any overt act or deed...
Page 697 - Majesty's subject; that then and in every such case, the person or persons so offending, their counsellors, aiders and abettors, (knowing of, and privy to the ofience, as aforesaid, ) shall be and are hereby declared to be felons, and shall suffer death, as in cases of felony, without benefit of clergy.
Page 497 - That every person who shall in any manner or form whatsoever, administer or cause to be administered, or be aiding or assisting at the administering of any oath or engagement, purporting or intending to bind the person taking the same to commit any Treason or Murder, or any Felony punishable by Law with death, shall, on conviction thereof by due course of Law, be adjudged guilty of Felony, and suffer death as a Felon without benefit of Clergy...
Page 283 - Stuart, ought to be punished with the pains of law, to deter others from committing the like crimes in all time coming.
Page 479 - And it appears in our books, that in many cases, the common law will control acts of parliament, and sometimes adjudge them to be utterly void ; for when an act of parliament is against common right and reason, or repugnant, or impossible to be performed, the common law will control it, and adjudge such act to be void ; and therefore in 8 E 330 ab Thomas Tregor's case on the statutes of W.
Page 679 - ... and he was driven from the sons of men; and his heart was made like the beasts, and his dwelling was with the Wild asses ; they fed him with grass like oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of Heaven, till he knew that the most high God ruled in the kingdom of men, and that he appointeth over it Whomsoever he will.
Page 637 - ... heinous nature, and severely punishable : Yet true it is and of verity, that you the said...
Page 499 - ... Insurrections likewise for redressing national grievances, or for the expulsion of foreigners in general, or indeed of any single nation living here under the protection of the king, or for the reformation of real or imaginary evils of a public nature, and in which the insurgents have no special interest, risings to effect these ends by force and numbers, are by construction of law within the clause of levying war. For they are levelled at the king's crown and royal dignity.

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