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" 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... "
A Treatise on the Law of Evidence, as Administered in England and Ireland ... - Page 581
by John Pitt Taylor - 1858 - 1675 pages
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The Lawyer's and Magistrate's Magazine: In which is Included ..., Volume 1

Crime and criminals - 1792
...befor* ihedied. New the general principle on which this Ipecies of evidence is admitted is, that thty are declarations made in extremity, when the party is at the point ot d-rat-h, and when every hope of this world is gone; when every iinotive t? falfehood is filenced,...
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A General Abridgement of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested ..., Volume 12

Charles Viner - Law - 1801
...of a perfon who has received a mortal wound, which is admitted on this general principle, that being made in extremity when the party is at the point of death, and every hope of this world is gone; when every motive to falfehood is filenced,and the mind is induced...
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The Rules of Evidence on Pleas of the Crown: Illustrated from ..., Volume 1

Leonard MacNally - Evidence, Criminal - 1802 - 668 pages
...wounds, and before fhe died. Now the general rule on which this fpecres of evidence is admitted, is, that they are declarations made in extremity, ' when...hope of this world is gone ; when every motive to falfehood is 'filent, and the mind is induced by the moft powerful confiderations to fpeak the truth....
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The Rules of Evidence on Pleas of the Crown: Illustrated from ..., Volume 1

Leonard MacNally - Evidence, Criminal - 1802 - 668 pages
...wounds, and before fhe died. Now the general rule on which this fpecies of evidence is admitted, is, that they are declarations made in extremity, when...of death, and when every hope of this world is gone 5 when every motive to falfehood is filent, and the mind is induced by the moft powerful confiderations...
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A Compendium of the Law of Evidence

Thomas Penke - Evidence (Law) - 1804 - 428 pages
...perfon making it was not formally fworn ; for as was obferved by Lord CB Eyre in a cafe of this kind, " when the party is at the' point of death, and when...every hope of this world is gone, when every motive to falfehood is filenced, and the mind is induced by the moft powerful confiderations to fpeak the truth...
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Notes Upon Some of the Obscure Passages in Shakespeare's Plays: With Remarks ...

John Howe Baron Chedworth - 1805 - 375 pages
...is " well expressed by Lord Chief Justice Eyre, " every hope of this world is gone, every mo" tive to falsehood is silenced, and the mind is " induced...most powerful considerations " to speak the truth." (Vide Melun's dying declaration in the fifth act of this play.) "A " situation so solemn and so awful,...
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Cases in Crown Law: Determined by the Twelve Judges, by the Court ..., Volume 1

Thomas Leach - Criminal law - 1815 - 1108 pages
...this species of Trials, lei. evidence is admitted is, that they are declarations made in See Johnson's extremity, when the party is at the point of death, and when KiNcTjomr, evei7 hope of this world is gone : when every motive to falseAct the sth, hood is silenced,...
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A Compendium of the Law of Evidence

Thomas Peake - Evidence - 1822 - 462 pages
...sworn; for, as was observed by Lord CB Eyre in a case of this kind, " when the party is at Ib. 567. the point of death, and when every hope of this world is gone, when every motive to falsehood is . fenced, and the mind is induced by the most powerful considerations to speak the truth; a situa-^...
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A Compendium of the Law of Evidence

Thomas Peake - Evidence (Law) - 1824 - 642 pages
...formally sworn ; Dying for, as was observed by Lord CB EYRE in a case <f this kind, •"*""'""'• when the party is at the point of death, and when every hope lb. 567. But it 9 good evidence to prove a sale ami deliver; of lime, and il n not necessary to produce...
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A Treatise on Crimes and Indictable Misdemeanors, Volume 2

William Oldnall Russell - Criminal law - 1828
...whom it was committed. (n) The general principle on which this species of evidence is admitted is, that they are declarations made in extremity, when...party is at the point of death, and when every hope in this world is gone : when every motive to falsehood is silenced, and the mind is induced by the...
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