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" But the misdemeanour of persons pretending to use witchcraft, tell fortunes, or discover stolen goods, by skill in the occult sciences, is still deservedly punished with a year's imprisonment, and standing four times in the pillory. "
The History of Rochford Hundred ...: From Former Authors, Ancient ... - Page 252
by Philip Benton - 1867
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The history of Lynn. To which is prefixed a copious account of Marshland ...

William Richards - 1812
...carried on against any person for conjuration, witchcraft, sorcery, or inchantment. + But the misdemeanor of persons pretending to use witchcraft, tell fortunes,...occult sciences, is still deservedly punished with a year's imprisonment, and standing four times in the pillory."* Thus it appears that it was not till...
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The London Magazine, Volume 5

1822
...enchantment. But the misdemeanor of persons pretending to use witchcraft, to tell for. tunes, or to discover stolen goods by skill in the occult sciences, is still deservedly punished with a year's imprisonment, and standing four times in the pillory. Blackstone's Comment, b. 4, c. 4, f fi....
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The British Constitution; Or, An Epitome of Blackstone's Commentaries on the ...

Sir William Blackstone, Vincent Wanostrocht - Constitutional law - 1823 - 845 pages
...witchcraft, conjuration, inchantment, or sorcery. As to which it is enacted by !> Geo. II. c. 5. that persons pretending to use witchcraft, tell fortunes,...discover stolen goods by skill in the occult sciences, shall be punished with a year's imprisonment, and standing four times in the pillory. VIF. A seventh...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 4

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1825
...carried on against any persons for conjuration, witchcraft, sorcery, or enchantment. But the misdemesnor of persons pretending to use witchcraft, tell fortunes,...occult sciences, is still deservedly punished with a year's imprisonment, and standing four times in the pillory. (11) VII. A SEVENTH species of offenders...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another]

William Blackstone (sir.) - 1825
...curried on against any persons for conjuration, witchcraft, sorcery, or enchantment. But the misdemesnor of persons pretending to use witchcraft, tell fortunes,...occult sciences, is still deservedly punished with a year's imprisonment, and standing four times in the pillory. (11) VII. A SEvENTH species of offenders...
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Gifford's English lawyer; or, Every man his own lawyer, by John Gifford

Alexander Whellier - 1825
...against which it is enacted, by tlie 9 Gco. II. c. 5. that any person pretending to use witcheraft, tell fortunes, or discover stolen goods by skill in the occult sciences, shall be punished with a year's imprisonment, and be liable to be fined at the discretion of the court....
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Summary of the Criminal Law

Henry John Stephen - Criminal law - 1834 - 506 pages
...with fine, imprisonment, and infamous corporal punishment. 4 HI. C. 62. By statute 9 Geo. II. c. 5, persons pretending to use witchcraft, tell fortunes,...discover stolen goods, by skill in the occult sciences, are guilty of a misdemeanor, and punishable with a year's imprisonment, and with the pillory; but the...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books ; with an ..., Volume 3

Sir William Blackstone, John Eykyn Hovenden, Archer Ryland - Law - 1836
...on against any person for conjuration, witchcraft, sorcery, or enchantment (18). But the misdemesnor of persons pretending to use witchcraft, tell fortunes,...occult sciences, is still deservedly punished with a year's imprisonment, and standing four times in the pillory (19). VII. A seventh species of offenders...
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr. Bourne's ...

John Brand - 1842
...against any person fur conjuration, Witchcraft, Sorcery, or enchantment. Howevever, the misdemeanor of persons pretending to use Witchcraft, tell fortunes,...occult sciences, is still deservedly punished with a. year's imprisonment, and till recently by standing four times in the pillory. Thus the Witch Act, a...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the ..., Volume 3

John Brand - Christian antiquities - 1842
...against any person for conjuration, Witchcraft, Sorcery, or enchantment. Howevever, the misdemeanor of persons pretending to use Witchcraft, tell fortunes, or discover stolen goods hy skill in the occult sciences, is still deservedly punished with a year's imprisonment, and till...
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