The Phenix, Volume 1

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J. Morphew, 1707 - Great Britain - 570 pages
 

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Page 237 - Thou shalt also be a crown of glory in the hand of the Lord, and a royal diadem in the hand of thy God.
Page 191 - ... of the people ; but when we better think upon it, we find that he was given up, but as a sacrifice to please the people, not for any offence committed against the person of the King ; so that upon the matter he was a martyr of the prerogative, and the King in honour could do no...
Page 413 - If the meaning of these words, finding against the direction of the court in matter of law, be, That if the judge having heard the evidence given in court (for he knows no other) shall tell the jury, upon this evidence, The law is for the plaintiff, or for the defendant, and you are under the pain of fine and imprisonment to find accordingly, then the jury ought of duty so to do...
Page 314 - No thanks to the court, that commanded me into the bale-dock. And you of the jury take notice, that I have not been heard, neither can you legally depart the court, before I have been fully heard; having at least ten or twelve material points to offer, in order to invalidate their indictment.
Page 214 - ... quick dispatch, faculties that yet run in the blood; and they say of him, that his secretaries did little for him, by the way of...
Page 551 - London for excellent preachers, and for their charity towards their nation; of whom he had heard a great fame. As for the church of Rome, they account it an idolatrous church, and therefore will not own their religion: and by conversing with the Jews, I found that they generally think, that there is no other Christian religion in the world, but that of the church of Rome; and for Rome's idolatry, they take offence at all Christian religion. By which it appeareth that Rome is the greatest enemy of...
Page 333 - Forest, which were made by common assent of all the realm, in the time of King Henry our father, shall be kept in every point without breach.
Page 321 - I ask, if it be according to the fundamental laws of England, that any Englishman should be fined, or amerced, but by the judgment of his peers or jury ? Since it expressly contradicts the fourteenth and twenty-ninth chapter of the great charter of England, which says, ' No freeman ought to be amerced, but by the oath of good and lawful men of the vicinage.
Page 307 - Mead and other persons there, in the street aforesaid, being assembled and congregated together, by reason whereof a great concourse and tumult of people in the street aforesaid, then and there, a long time did remain and continue, in contempt of the said Lord the King and of his law, to the great disturbance of...
Page 313 - Cook, tells us what makes a riot, a rout, and an unlawful assembly, — a riot is, when three or more are met together to beat a man, or to enter forcibly into another man's land, to cut down his grass, his wood, or break down his pales.

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