A Collection of the Most Remarkable and Interesting Trials: Particularly of Those Persons who Have Forfeited Their Lives to the Injured Laws of Their Country, Volume 2

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R. Snagg, 1776

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Page 298 - So then if, while her husband liveth, she be married to another man, she shall be called an adulteress : but if her husband be dead, she is free from that law ; so that she is no adulteress...
Page 631 - You receive this as an acknowledgment of your punctuality as to the time and place of meeting on Sunday last, though it was owing to you it answered no purpose. The pageantry of being armed, and the ensign of your order, were useless, and too conspicuous.
Page 631 - Exert not your curiosity too early : it is in your power to make me grateful on certain terms. I have friends who are faithful, but they do not bark before they bite.
Page 327 - Statutes in that case made and provided, and against the peace of our Sovereign Lord the King, his crown, and dignity.
Page 139 - I must be so just to such of your Lordships as profess the Religion of the Church of Rome, that you had One Temptation, and that a great one, to engage you in this Treason, which the others had not; in that it was evident.
Page 247 - ... be it enacted by the King's most excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and of the Commons in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same...
Page 452 - You shall be taken from the place where you are, and be carried to the place from whence you came, and from thence to the place of execution, and there be severally hanged by your necks until you be dead. And the Lord have mercy on your souls.
Page 632 - I am fully convinced you had a companion on Sunday : I interpret it as owing to the weakness of human nature ; but such proceeding is far from being ingenuous, and may produce bad effects, whilst it is impossible to answer the end proposed. You will see me again soon, as it were by accident, and may easily find where I go to ; in...
Page 139 - Balmerino, and every of you, return to the prison of the Tower, from whence you came ; from thence you must be drawn to the place of execution ; when you come there, you must be hanged by the neck ; but not till you...
Page 393 - ... hurdle to the place of execution, and there you shall be hanged by the neck, and being alive shall be cut down, and your...