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" For any meeting whatsoever of great numbers of people, with such circumstances of terror as cannot but endanger the public peace, and raise fears and jealousies among the king's subjects... "
The Edinburgh Annual Register - Page 145
edited by - 1823
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Cases and Materials on Constitutional and Administrative Law

Geoffrey Wilson - 1976 - 803 pages
...Hawkins to the effect that any meeting of great numbers of people, with such circumstances of terror as cannot but endanger the public peace and raise fears and jealousies among the King's subjects, is an unlawful assembly, and suggests that, for this purpose, the ' circumstances of terror ' must...
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Southern Slavery and the Law, 1619-1860

Thomas D. Morris - 1996 - 575 pages
...definition. For any meeting whatsoever, of great numbers of people, with such circumstances of terror as cannot but endanger the public peace and raise fears and jealousies among the king's subjects, seems properly to be called an unlawful assembly.48 Whereas other commentators tended to tie unlawful...
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The Butcher of Amritsar: General Reginald Dyer

Nigel Collett - 2006 - 576 pages
...which was designated a meeting which would seem to 'persons of reasonable firmness and courage' to 'endanger the public peace and raise fears and jealousies among the King's subjects'; riot, defined as 'a tumultuous disturbance of the peace' which had intent to execute its private ends...
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British Government and the Constitution: Text and Materials

Colin Turpin, Adam Tomkins - 2007
...definition. For any meeting whatever of great numbers of people, with such circumstances of terror as cannot but endanger the public peace and raise fears and jealousies among the king's subjects, seems properly to be called an unlawful assembly, as where great numbers, complaining of a common grievance,...
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Congressional Serial Set, Issue 1304

1867
...quoting fnim Sergeant Hawkins : "Any meeting of great numbers of people with such circumstances of terror as cannot but endanger the public peace, and raise fears and jealousies among the king's subjects." 1 am lawyer. Of that law I will state that it is from the old Digest. It was passed in 1803, long...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 90, Part 2

1820
...definition, for any meeting whatever of great numbers of people, with such circumstances of terror as cannot but endanger the public peace, and raise fears and jealousies among the King's subjects, seems properly to be called an unlawful assembly ; as where great numbers complaining of a common grievance,...
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Annual Register, Part 2

Edmund Burke - 1822
...had said, that any meeting of great numbers of people, with such circumstances of terror as could not but endanger the public peace, and raise fears and jealousies among the king's subjects, would properly be called an unlawful assembly. This was the position of Mr. Sergeant Hawkins, which...
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