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" The judgment of penance for standing mute was as follows : — that the prisoner be remanded to the prison from whence he came, and put into a low, dark chamber, and there be laid on his back, on the bare floor, naked, unless where decency forbids ; that... "
The Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803 to the Present Time - Page cxxiii
by Great Britain. Parliament - 1814
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Historical Collections Relating to Northamptonshire: Family Histories ...

John Taylor - 1896
...Hlackstone, in his " Commentaries," describes the fearful punishment. It was that the prisoner should be laid on his back on the bare floor, naked, unless where decency forhids ; that there be placed upon his body as great a weight of iron as he could bear, and more ;...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England in One Volume Together with a Copious ...

William Blackstone (Sir) - 1897 - 808 pages
...as follows : The prisoner shall be placed in a low, dark chamber in the prison ; he shall lie prone on his back, on the bare floor, naked, unless where decency forbids. On his body shall be placed a great weight of iron. He shall have no sustenance, save three morsels...
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Blackstone's Commentaries Abridged

William Blackstone, William Cyrus Sprague - 1899 - 544 pages
...abbreviation of prisone) forte ct dure. The English judgment of penance for standing mute was as follows : that the prisoner be remanded to the prison from whence...decency forbids ; that there be placed upon his body as great a weight of iron as he could bear, and more ; that he have no sustenance, save only, on the...
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Proceedings, Volumes 45-46

Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society - 1899
...and heiress, Elizabeth. 1. " The English judgment of penance for standing mute was as follows, — that the prisoner be remanded to the prison from whence...there be laid on his back, on the bare floor naked ; that there be placed upon his body as great a weight of iron as he could bear, and more ; that he...
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A Treatise on State and Federal Control of Persons and Property in ..., Volume 1

Christopher Gustavus Tiedeman - 1900
...consideration of the matter, that no further proof need be required. But, strange 1 Which was as follows : " That the prisoner be remanded to the prison from whence...decency forbids ; that there be placed upon his body, as great a weight of Iron as he could bear, and more; that he have no sustenance, save only, on the...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Book 4

William Blackstone - 1902
...veriiati loci niinquaiiet."(t)(2o') The English judgment of penance for standing (и) mute was as follows- that the prisoner be remanded to the prison from whence he came, and put into a low, dark chamber, and thereby laid on his back on the bare floor naked unless where decency forbids; th'at there be placed...
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TeV physics

1902
...the crime charged, or pleaded not guilty. The judgment of penance for standing mute was as follows: "That the prisoner be remanded to the prison from...whence he came, and put into a low dark chamber, and then laid on the bare floor, naked, unless when decency forbids. That there be placed upon his body...
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The Encyclopedia Americana, Volume 12

Frederick Converse Beach - 1904
...that very means it might rarely be put in execution." The judgment for standing mute was as follows : That the prisoner be remanded to the prison from whence...decency forbids; that there be placed upon his body as great a weight of iron as he can bear; and more, that he have no sustenance, save only, on the first...
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The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts ..., Volume 15

Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines - 1911
...that very means it might rarely be put in execution." The judgment for standi ing mute was as follows: That the prisoner be remanded to the prison from whence...decency forbids ; that there be placed upon his body as great a weight of iron as he can bear ; and more, that he have no sustenance, save only, on the...
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Report of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Appeals of the ..., Volume 68

West Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals - 1911
...Blackstone, Book 4, page 327, says: "The English judgment of penance for standing mute was as follows : that the prisoner be remanded to the prison from whence...decency forbids; that there be placed upon his body as great a weight of iron as he could bear, and more ; that he have no sustenance, save only, on- the...
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