History of the Isle of Man: With a Comparative View of the Past and Present State of Society and Manners, Containing Also Biographical Anecdotes of Eminent Persons Connected with that Island

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1816 - Isle of Man - 436 pages
 

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Page 367 - riot' is described to be a tumultuous disturbance of the peace by three persons or more, assembling together of their own authority, with an intent mutually to assist one another against any who shall oppose them in the execution of some enterprise of a private nature, and afterwards actually executing the same in a violent and turbulent manner, to the terror of the people, whether the act intended were of itself lawful or unlawful.
Page 356 - When a man doth compass or imagine the death of our lord the King, or of our Lady his Queen, or of their eldest son and heir; or if a man do violate the King's companion, or the King's eldest daughter unmarried, or the wife of the King's eldest son and heir...
Page 362 - ... money ; or any warrant or order for the payment of money, or delivery of goods (89) (90).
Page 361 - ... authority, or request for the payment of money, or for the delivery or transfer of any goods or chattels, or of any note, bill, or other security for the payment of money...
Page 319 - In consequence of this well authenticated legend, on the specified anniversary, every man and boy in the Island (except those who have thrown off the trammels of superstition), devote the hours between sunrise and sunset, to the hope of extirpating the Fairy, and woe be to the individual birds of this species, who show themselves on this fatal day to the active enemies of the race; they are pursued, pelted, fired at, and destroyed, without mercy, and their feathers preserved with religious care;...
Page 333 - Then he called to my Lord Strange to put on his order, and said, " Charles, once this day I will send it you again by Bagaley, pray return it to my gracious Sovereign, when you shall be so happy as to see him ; and say, I sent it in all humility and gratitude, as I received it, spotless, and free from any stain, according to the honourable example of my ancestors.
Page 319 - I saw several chains, carcanets, and rings of all manner of precious stones finely cut, and set after our manner; which I suppose had been the prize of the winds and waves: these were hanging loosely on the jasper walls, by strings made of rushes, which I might easily have taken down ; but as I had edged myself within half a foot reach of them, I was unfortunately drawn back through your want of line.
Page 319 - ... anniversary, every man and boy in the island (except those who have thrown off the trammels of superstition) devote the hours between sunrise and sunset to the hope of extirpating the fairy, and woe be to the individual birds of this species who show themselves on this fatal day to the active enemies of the race ; they are pursued, pelted, fired at, and destroyed without mercy, and their feathers preserved with religious care, it being an article of belief, that every one of the relics gathered...
Page 358 - Rape is the carnal knowledge of a female, forcibly and against her will. Every male person of the age of fourteen years and upwards, who shall have carnal knowledge of any female child under the age of ten years, either with or without her consent, shall be adjudged to be guilty of tire crime of rape.
Page 356 - ... that is to say, when a man doth compass or imagine the death of our lord the king, or of our lady the queen, or of their eldest son and heir ; or if a man do violate the king's companion, or the king's eldest daughter unmarried ; or the wife of the king's eldest son and heir...

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