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" But now the question follows, what punishment can human laws inflict on one who has withdrawn himself from their reach? They can only act upon what he has left behind him, his reputation and fortune: on the former, by an ignominious burial in the highway,... "
Memoirs of the life and writings of ... Henry Home of Kames [by A.F. Tytler]. - Page 76
by Alexander Fraser Tytler (lord Woodhouselee.) - 1807
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 4

William Blackstone - Law - 1791
...him, his reputation and fortune : on the former by an ignominious burial in the highway, with a (lake driven through his body; on the latter, by a forfeiture...reputation, or the welfare of his family, would be fome motive to reftrain him from fo defperate and wicked art act. And it is obfervable, that this forfeiture...
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A critical and practical elucidation of the Book of common prayer, and ...

John Shepherd - 1817
...latter, by the forfeiture of all his goods and chattels to the King; in hopes that his care either for his own reputation, or the welfare of his family,...restrain him from so desperate and wicked an act. Id. rity may mislead those, who are disposed to act upon it. He arraigns, in terms sufficiently harsh,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 93, Part 2; Volume 134

Early English newspapers - 1823
...what he has left behind him — his reputation and fortune : Criminal Law. — Theatrical Register 550 on the former by an ignominious burial in the highway,...restrain him from so desperate and wicked an act." [Dec. The general practice has hitherto been, to delay sentence as to all the convicts (with the single...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 93, Part 2

English essays - 1823
...:" that if the offender shall allege nothing sufficient in law to arrest or bar such judgment, th« all his goods and chattels to the King : hoping that...restrain him from so desperate and wicked an act." A very jost and liberal view of this appalling subject has recently been taken by Parliament, as will...
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The British Constitution, Or an Epitome of Blackstone's Commentaries on the ...

William Blackstone, Vincent Wanostrocht - Constitutional law - 1823 - 845 pages
...latter, by a forfeiture of all his goods and chattels to the king : hoping that his care either for his own reputation, or the welfare of his family,...restrain him from so desperate and wicked an act. The other species of criminal homicide is that of killing another man. But in this there are al>' degrees...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1825
...: on the former by an ignominious burial in the highway, with a stake driven through his body (14); on the latter, by a forfeiture of all his goods and...restrain him from so desperate and wicked an act. And it is observable, that this forfeiture has relation to the time of the act done in the felon's...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another], Volume 4

sir William Blackstone - Law - 1825
...fortune: on the former by an ignominious burial in the highway, with a stake driven through his body (14); on the latter, by a forfeiture of all his goods and...restrain him from so desperate and wicked an act. And it is observable, that this forfeiture has relation to the time of the act done in the felon's...
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Cobbett's Political Register, Volumes 59-60

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1826
...forfeit lo the King ; ' hoping," says Blackstone, " that 1 his care for either his own re' putation, or the welfare of his ' family, would be some motive...restrain him from so desperate ' and wicked an act." But what is there to restrain any man, if Juries act upon the opinion of this Coroner, who sets the...
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Cobbett's Weekly Register, Volume 59

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1826
...forfeit to the King ; "hoping," says Blackstone, " that "his care for either his own re" putation, or the welfare of his " family, would be some motive...restrain him from so desperate " and wicked an act." But what is there to restrain any man, if Juries act upon the opinion of this Coroner, who sets the...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books ; with an ..., Volume 4

William Blackstone - Law - 1836
...: on the former by an ignominious burial in the highway, with a stake driven through his body (21); on the latter by a forfeiture of all his goods and...restrain him from so desperate and wicked an act. And it is observable, that this forfeiture has relation to the time of the act done in the felon's...
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