The new and complete Newgate calendar; or, Villany displayed in all its branches, 第 1 巻

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165 ページ - Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men. Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away.
94 ページ - Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar.
195 ページ - Charity. And now, my Lords, nothing remains, but that I pronounce upon you (and sorry I am that it falls to my Lot to do it) that terrible Sentence of the Law, which must be the same that is usually given against the meanest Offender in the like Kind.
319 ページ - Oh let it never perish in your hands! But piously transmit it to your children. Do thou, great Liberty, inspire our souls, And make our lives in thy possession happy, Or our deaths glorious in thy just defense.
164 ページ - ... as to deserve (what the best of Christians are taught to pray against) a sudden death! — I confess, I am unprepared; the hopes of my being able to make a legal defence, and my endeavours therein, having taken up my time, which I wish I had better employed. I beg leave to assure your lordship, upon the words of a dying man, that, as none of the indirect practices to get or suppress evidence were proved upon me, so they never sprang from me; and I can safely say that my blood, in a great measure,...
63 ページ - Hail wedded Love, mysterious law, true source Of human offspring, sole propriety In Paradise of all things common else. By thee adulterous lust was driven from men Among the bestial herds to range; by thee, Founded in reason, loyal, just, and pure, Relations dear, and all the charities Of father, son, and brother first were known.
191 ページ - Lords, these and such like are artful Colourings, proceeding from Minds filled with Expectation of continuing in this World; and not from such as are preparing for their Defence before a Tribunal, where the Thoughts of the Heart, and the true Springs and Causes of Actions, must be laid open.
189 ページ - I mould take this occafion to make fome obfervations to your lordfhips upon it, to the end that the judgment to be given againft you may clearly appear to be juft and righteous, as well as legal; and that you may not remain under any fatal error in...
388 ページ - I'll do my endeavour to bring you off as a single felon' (crimes punishable only by transportation, whipping, imprisonment, &c., were denominated single felonies). And then, turning to me he said, 'I believe you must die; I'll send you a good book or two, and provide you a coffin, and you shall not be anatomised.' " The reward of 40?., which Wild could not manage to make Jacobs bring
400 ページ - Turners' leads just as the clock was striking nine. It happened that the door of the garret next the Turner's leads was open, on which he stole softly down two pair of stairs, and heard some company talking in a room. His irons clinking, a woman cried, "What noise is that?" and a man answered, "Perhaps the dog or cat.

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