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" Not Guilty, and I am ready to defend the same by my body ;" and thereupon taking off his glove, he threw it upon the floor of the court. The appellant did not choose to submit to this trial, and abandoned his proceedings. "
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1867
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The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer, Volume 1

Richard Burn - 1820
...water where the body was very recently found. The appellee upon being called upon to plead, plended " not guilty ; and I am ready to defend the same by my body:" and thereupon taking his glove off, he threw it upon the floor of the court. The appellant afterwards...
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A Practical and Elementary Abridgment of the Cases Argued and ..., Volume 1

Charles Petersdorff - 1829
...a pit of water, where the body was found. The appellee, upon being called upon to plead, pleaded " Not guilty, and I am ready to defend the same by my body;" and thereupon taking his glove off, he threw it upon the floor of (he court. The appellant afterwards...
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The Christian Examiner

1830
...devolved that extraordinary right. Thornton being put to answer the appeal, pleaded as follows : ' Not guilty ; and I am ready to defend the same by my body ; and thereupon taking his glove off, he threw it upon the floor of the court.' Ashford replied that...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 9

1830
...devolved that extraordinary right. Thornton being put to answer the appeal, pleaded as follows : ' Not guilty ; and I am ready to defend the same by my body ; and thereupon taking his glove off, he threw it upon the floor of the court.' Ashford replied that...
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The Works of Wm. Ellery Channing, Volume 1

William Ellery Channing - 1835
...law devolved that extraordinary right. Thornton being put to answer the appeal, pleaded as follows: " Not guilty; and I am ready to defend the same by my body;" and thereupon taking his glove off, he threw it upon the floor of the court. Ashford replied that Thornton...
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The Book of Peace: A Collection of Essays on War and Peace

1845 - 606 pages
...Hall. Abraham Thornton, on appeal against him for murder, when brought into court, pleaded as follows: "Not guilty, and I am ready to defend the same by my body ;" and, thereupon taking off his glove, he threw it upon the floor of the court. The appellant, not...
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The True Grandeur of Nations: an Oration Delivered Before the Authorities of ...

Charles Sumner - 1845 - 104 pages
...Abraham Thornton, on appeal against him for murder, when brought into court, pleaded as follows ; " Not guilty, and I am ready to defend the same by my body ;" and thereupon taking off his glove, he threw it upon the floor of the court. The appellant did not...
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The Friend, Volume 19

Robert Smith - 1846
...Abraham Thornton, on appeal against him for murder, when brought into court, pleaded as follows ; " Not Guilty, and I am ready to defend the same by my body ;" and thereupon taking off his glove, he threw it upon the floor of the court. The appellant did not...
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Historia Placitorum Coronae: The History of the Pleas of the Crown, Volume 1

Sir Matthew Hale - 1847
...in court, the count was read over to him, and he was called upon to plead. He pleaded as follows : ' Not guilty ; and I am ready to defend the same by my body.' And thereupon taking hit glove off, he threw it upon the Jloor of the Court." The pleadings are fully...
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Historia Placitorum Coronae: The History of the Pleas of the Crown, Volume 1

Sir Matthew Hale - 1847
...in court, the count was read over to him, and he was called upon to plead. He pleaded as follows : ' ς o ڏ t 7+ Qs qf~ M X 4e @ 3 = ; And thereupon taking hit glove off, he threw it upon the floor of the Court." The pleadings are fully...
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