Criminal Trials, Volume 1

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Page 106 - Wherefore I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men. For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.
Page 107 - Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his people, and hath raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David; as he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began...
Page 508 - I shed Tears for him when he died ; and as I hope to look God in the Face hereafter, my Lord of Essex did not see my Face when he suffered, for I was afar off in the Armory where I saw him, but he saw not me.
Page 365 - ... to the place from whence you came, and from thence to the place of execution, there to be hanged by the neck till you are dead; and may God, in his infinite goodness, have mercy on your soul!
Page 469 - The noise subsided, and he was asked if he had anything to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him.
Page 360 - I have never yet seen in any case such favour shown to any prisoner; so many digressions, such delivering of evidence by fractions, and so silly a defence of such great and notorious treasons.
Page 503 - God heartily, that he hath brought me into the light to die, and hath not suffered me to die in the dark prison of the Tower, where I have suffered a great deal of adversity and a long sickness ; and I thank God that my fever hath not taken me at this time, as I prayed God it might not.
Page 165 - King, . . . and until the end of the next session of parliament after a demise of the crown, shall, within the realm or without, compass, imagine, invent, devise, or intend death or destruction, or any bodily harm tending to death or destruction, maim or wounding, imprisonment or restraint...
Page 407 - Your words cannot condemn me ; my innocency is my defence. Prove one of these things wherewith you have charged me, and I will confess the whole indictment, and that I am the horriblest traitor that ever lived, and worthy to be crucified with a thousand thousand torments. " Attorney. Nay, I will prove all : thou art a monster ; thou hast an English face, but a Spanish heart.
Page 501 - I know you have been valiant and wise, and I doubt not but you retain both these virtues, for now you shall have occasion to use them. Your faith hath heretofore been questioned, but I am resolved you are a good Christian, for your book which is an admirable work, doth testify as much. I would give you counsel, but I know you can apply unto yourself far better than I am able to give you...

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