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" It is a melancholy truth, that among the variety of actions which men are daily liable to commit, no less than an hundred and sixty have been declared by act of parliament to be felonies without the benefit of clergy; or, in other words to be worthy of... "
The Condition and Fate of England ... - Página 56
por Charles Edwards Lester - 1843
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The Works of Thomas Dick, Volúmenes1-4

Thomas Dick - 1836
...among the variety of actions which men are daily liable to commit, no less than ohe hundred and *ix!y have been declared, by act of parliament, to be felonies, without benefit of clergv ; or, in olher words, to be worthy of instant death,* It lean indelible disgrace toan age which...
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The Works of Thomas Dick

Thomas Dick - 1838
...in the guilt. In our own country, it is a melancholy truth, that, among the variety of action^ which men are daily liable to commit, no less than one hundred and fix'.y hove been declared, by act of parliament, to be felonies, without benefit of clergy ; or, m...
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Selections from the Writings of the Late J. Sydney Taylor: With a Brief ...

John Sydney Taylor - 1843 - 496 páginas
...wild justice of revenge. In his time, Blackstone complained that, " among the variety of actions which men are daily liable to commit, no less than one hundred and sixty had been declared, by Act of Parliament, to be felonies deserving of death. The greater number of those...
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The People's Journal, Volumen4

John Saunders - 1848
...melancholy truth that, among the variety of actions which men are daily liable to commit, no less than 160 have been declared by act of parliament to be felonies without benefit of clergy.* So dreadful a list, instead of diminishing, increases the number of offenders." (See Commentaries,...
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The Eclectic Medical Journal, Volumen15

1856
...truth," says Black stone, "that of the variety of actions which men are liable to commit, no less than a hundred and sixty have been declared, by act of Parliament, to be felonies withon the benefit of clergy; or in other words, to be worthy of instant death. So dreadful a list,...
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The Gallows, the Prison, and the Poor-house: A Plea for Humanity; Showing ...

George Washington Quinby - 1856 - 326 páginas
...Dr. Dick says: " In our country it is 3 a melancholy truth, that among the variety of actions which men are daily liable to commit, no less than one hundred...declared, by act of Parliament, to be felonies without bentfit of clergy, or in other words, to be worthy of instant death." A writer in the London Morning...
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The Condition of Women and Children Among the Celtic, Gothic, and Other Nations

John M'Elheran - 1858 - 393 páginas
...'It is a melancholy truth, that amongst the variety of actions which men are liable to commit daily, no less than one hundred and sixty have been declared by act of Parliament to be felonious without benefit of clergy, or in other words, to be worthy of instant death : so dreadful...
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The Examination Chronicle, Volúmenes1-3

...punishment. ANS. — At the period referred to about 160 actions, which men were daily liable to commit, were declared by Act of Parliament to be felonies without benefit of clergy, or in other words, worthy of instant death (4 Steph. Com. 93, n., 4th ed.). Eleven only of these crimes are now liable...
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A Treatise on the Organization and Jurisdiction of the Supreme, Circuit and ...

Alfred Conkling - 1864 - 634 páginas
...law, invented to mitigate the horrors of a bloody code, by which among the variety of actions which men are daily liable to commit, no less than one hundred and sixty were declared to be worthy of instant death.1 Under such a code, it is no wonder that juries sometimes...
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A manual of American ideas

Caspar Thomas Hopkins - 1873 - 358 páginas
...melancholy truth, that among the variety of actions which men are daily liable to commit, no less than a hundred and sixty have been declared by Act of Parliament to be felonies v-ithout benefit of clergy ; or in other words, to be worthy of instant death." — Blackstone, IV,...
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