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

William Blackstone - Law - 1867
...against any persons for conjuration, witchcraft, sorcery, or hi- ,' chantment. But the misdemeanor of persons pretending to use witchcraft, tell fortunes, or discover stolen goods by skill in the occult science?, is (0 Cod. 1. 9, c. 18. (o) Voltaire Sied, fxnrij XIV. eh. M. Mod. tTn. (k) Exod. ixii 18....
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Popular Errors Explained and Illustrated: A Book for Old and Young

John Timbs - Common fallacies - 1869 - 247 pages
...the fact at the gallows. — Commentaries, Christian's edition, book iv. chap. 4. But the misdemeanor of persons pretending to use witchcraft, tell fortunes,...stolen goods by skill in the occult sciences, is still punished with a year's imprisonment ; as it was formerly by standing four times in the pillory. In...
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The National quarterly review, ed. by E.I. Sears, Volume 19

Edward Isidore Sears - 1869
...which is easily practised upon, appeal's from penal laws, both in England and our own country, against pretending to use witchcraft, tell fortunes, or discover stolen goods by skill in occult science and the like. It is still common to believe in dreams and other omens, and there are,...
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The Book of Modern Legal Anecdotes: The Bar, Bench and Woolsack

John Timbs - Law - 1873 - 156 pages
...enchantment, or conjuration ; or for charging another with any such offence. But by the same statute persons pretending to use witchcraft, tell fortunes, or discover stolen goods, by skill in any occult or crafty science, are punishable by imprisonment ; and by 5 Geo. IV. c. 83, persons using...
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The Book of Modern Anecdotes: Humour, Wit, and Wisdom, American, Legal ...

Howard Paul, John Timbs, Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald - Anecdotes - 1873 - 448 pages
...enchantment, or conjuration ; or for charging another with any such offence. But by the same statute persons pretending to use witchcraft, tell fortunes, or discover stolen goods, by skill in any occult or crafty science, are punishable by imprisonment ; and by 5 Geo. IV. c. 83, persons using...
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Inductive Inquiries in Physiology, Ethics, and Ethnology

A. H. Dana - Ethics - 1873 - 308 pages
...which is easily practised upon, appears from penal laws, both in England and our own country, against pretending to use witchcraft, tell fortunes, or discover stolen goods by skill in occult science and the like. It is still common to believe in dreams and other omens, * 4 Black's Cora.,...
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Mr. Serjeant Stephen's New Commentaries on the Laws of England: (Partly ...

Law - 1874
...enchantment, or conjuration; or for charging another with any such offence (i).] But, by the same statute, persons pretending to use witchcraft, tell fortunes, or discover stolen goods by skill in any occult or crafty science — were made punishable by imprisonment : and by 5 Geo. IV. c. 83, s....
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 2

William Blackstone, George Sharswood - Law - 1875
...against any persons for conjuration, witchcraft, sorcery, or enchantment. But the misdemeanour of persona pretending to use witchcraft, tell fortunes, or discover...occult sciences, is still deservedly punished with a year's imprisonment, and standing four times in the pillory." VIL A seventh species of offenders in...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 2

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1876
...carried on against any persons 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. (9) VII. A seventh species of offenders...
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Principles of the Criminal Law: A Concise Exposition of the Nature of Crime ...

Seymour Frederick Harris, Frederic Philip Tomlinson - Criminal law - 1881 - 580 pages
...that prosecutions for such practices should cease ; at the same time making punishable by imprisonment persons pretending to use witchcraft, tell fortunes, or discover stolen goods by skill in any occult or crafty science (o). Palmistry, &c. By a later statute, persons using any subtle craft,...
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