Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 2

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Page 414 - So ye shall not pollute the land wherein ye are: for blood it defileth the land: and the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed therein, but by the blood of him that shed it.
Page 28 - It keeps all inferior jurisdictions within the bounds of their authority, and may either remove their proceedings to be determined here, or prohibit their progress below. It superintends all civil corporations in the kingdom. It commands magistrates and others to do what their duty requires, in every case where there is no other specific remedy. It protects the liberty of the subject, by speedy and summary interposition.
Page 2 - ... anything done to the hurt or annoyance of the lands, tenements, or hereditaments of another, (a) We will therefore, first, mark out the several kinds of nuisances, and then their respective remedies.
Page 331 - ... the sacrament of the Lord's supper, according to the usage of the church of England...
Page 451 - Forgery at common law has been defined as 'the fraudulent making or alteration of a writing to the prejudice of another man's right
Page 105 - Implied are such as reason and justice dictate, and which therefore the law presumes that every man undertakes to perform.
Page 348 - ... it is accorded, that if any other case supposed treason which is not above specified, doth happen before any justices, the justices shall tarry without any going to judgment of the treason, till the cause be shewed and declared before the King and his parliament, whether it ought to be judged treason or other felony.
Page 498 - ... may be indicted and convicted either as an .accessory before the fact to the principal felony, together with the principal felon, or after the conviction of the principal felon, or may be indicted and convicted of a substantive felony, whether the principal felon shall or shall not have been previously convicted, or shall or shall not be amenable to justice...
Page 71 - the being put in possession of that right whereof the party injured is deprived.
Page 345 - Or if a Man do levy War against our Lord the King in his Realm, or be adherent to the King's Enemies in his Realm, giving to them Aid and Comfort in the Realm or elsewhere...

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