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" That there were such creatures as witches he made no doubt at all ; For first, the scriptures had affirmed so much. Secondly the wisdom of all nations had provided laws against such persons, which is an argument of their confidence of such a crime. And... "
Eminent British Lawyers - Page 64
by Henry Roscoe - 1830 - 428 pages
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The Life and Administration of Cardinal Wolsey

John Galt - Cardinals - 1812 - 268 pages
...argument of their confidence of such a crime; and such hath been the judgment of this kingdom, as appeal's by that act of parliament which hath provided punishments...proportionable to the quality of the offence." The unhappy victims of superstition were condemned and executed on Monday the 17th March, "but they confessed...
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The Life and Administration of Cardinal Wolsey

John Galt - 1824 - 394 pages
..." That there were such creatures as witches he made no doubt of at all : for, first, the scriptures had affirmed so much ; secondly, the wisdom of all...proportionable to the quality of the offence." The unhappy victims of superstition were condemned and executed on Monday the 17th of March, " but they...
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The Legal Observer, Digest, and Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 33, Issue 974

Law - 1833
...creatures as witches, he made no doubt at all; for, 1st, The Scriptures had affirmed so much. ┐dly, The wisdom of all nations had provided laws against...punishments proportionable to the quality of the offence; and desired them strictly to observe their evidence ; and desired the great God of heaven to direct...
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Sir Thomas Browne's Works: Memoirs of Sir Thomas Browne. Domestic ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Conduct of life - 1836
...it ? — " That there were such creatures as witches he made no doubt at all ; first, the Scriptures had affirmed so much , Secondly, the wisdom of all...punishments proportionable to the quality of the offence. And desired them, strictly to observe their evidence ; and desired the great God of heaven to direct...
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Memoirs of the life, character, and writings, of sir Matthew Hale

sir John Bickerton Williams - 1835
...affirmed so much, and also to the wisdom of all nations which had provided laws against such persons ;4 and such hath been the judgment of this kingdom, as...appears by that act of parliament which hath provided punishment proportionable to the quality of the offence. He desired them strictly to observe the evidence,...
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The Legal Observer, Or, Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 9

Law - 1835
...much, and also to the wisdom of all nations which had provided laws against such persons ; and auch hath been the judgment of this kingdom, as appears by that act of parliament which hath provided punishment proportionable to the quality of the offence. He desired them strictly to observe the evidence,...
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Celebrated Trials of All Countries, and Remarkable Cases of Criminal ...

John Jay Smith - Criminal law - 1836 - 596 pages
...• That there were such creatures as witches, he made no doubt at all ; for, first, the Scriptures had affirmed so much. Secondly, the wisdom of all...punishments proportionable to the quality of the offence ; and desired them strictly to observe their evidence ; and desired the great God of heaven to direct...
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Celebrated Trials of All Countries ; and Remarkable Cases of Criminal ...

John Jay Smith - Criminal law - 1836 - 120 pages
...affirmed so much. Secondly, the wisdom of all nations had provided laws against such persons, wliich is an argument of their confidence of such a crime....punishments proportionable to the quality of the offence ; and desired them strictly to observe their evidence ; and desired the great God of heaven to direct...
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La Bruja, the Witch, Or, A Picture of the Court of Rome: Found Among the ...

Eugenio de Tapia - 1840 - 188 pages
...Secondly, the wisdom of all nations had pro" vided laws against such persons, which was an argu" ment of their confidence of such a crime. And such " hath...appears " by that Act of Parliament which hath provided punish" ments proportionable to the quality of the offence. He " told them to observe strictly the...
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Lives of Eminent British Lawyers, Volume 2

Henry Roscoe - Lawyers - 1841
...evidence, but • Jeft the case to the jury, with a very short direction, * Stats Trials, vol. vi. p. 698. professing, at the same time, his belief in the crime...accused of this crime. [Note 34.] On the 18th of May, 1671, Sir Matthew Hale was promoted to the office of chief justice of the court of king's bench ; and...
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