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Page 375 - Riel, against the form of the Statute in such case made and provided and against the peace of our said Lady the Queen, her Crown and dignity.
Page 457 - But in criminal cases, or at least in capital ones, there is, in favorem vitae, allowed to the prisoner an arbitrary and capricious species of challenge to a certain number of jurors, without showing any cause at all : which is called a peremptory challenge : a provision full of that tenderness and humanity to prisoners for which our laws are justly famous.
Page 210 - Eyre to be this, — that they are declarations made in extremity, when the party is at the point of death, and when every hope of this world is gone ; when every motive to falsehood is silenced, and the mind is induced, by the most powerful considerations, to speak the truth.
Page 86 - ... disclosed such act on oath in consequence of any compulsory process of any Court of Law or Equity in any action, suit, or proceeding which shall have been bond fide instituted by any party aggrieved, or if he shall have first disclosed the same in any compulsory examination or deposition before any Court upon the hearing of any matter in Bankruptcy or Insolvency.
Page 432 - If any person, being a British subject, charged with having committed any crime or offence on board any British ship on the high seas...
Page 403 - whosoever, being a bailee of any chattel, money, or valuable security, shall fraudulently take or convert the same to his own use, or the use of any person other than the owner thereof, although he shall not break bulk or otherwise determine the bailment, shall be guilty of larceny...
Page x - ... and no warrant of commitment shall be held void by reason of any defect therein, provided it be therein alleged that the party has been convicted, and there be a good and valid conviction to sustain the same.
Page xxxiii - In contempt of our said Lord the King and his laws, to the evil and pernicious example of all others in the like case offending, and against the peace of our said Lord the King, his crown and dignity.
Page 323 - ... if any person shall by any false pretence obtain from any other person any chattel money or valuable security with intent to cheat or defraud any person of the same...
Page 64 - for preventing the difficulties that have been experienced in the prosecution of the lastmentioned olt'enders," it is enacted " that it shall be lawful to charge in the indictment, and proceed against the offender for, any number of distinct acts of embezzlement, not exceeding three, which may have been committed by him against the same master within the space of six calendar months from the first to the last of such acts...