Intemperance and Crime: Leaves from the Diary of an Old Lawyer ; Chancellor Crosby's Calm View : from a Lawyer's Stand-point ; Court and Prison : Leaves from the Diary of an Old Lawyer

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Meadville Publishing House, 1883 - 585 páginas

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Página 96 - Truth, crushed to earth, shall rise again; The eternal years of God are hers; But Error, wounded, writhes in pain, And dies among his worshippers.
Página 240 - The law does not require, in order to justify the inference of legal guilt in cases of circumstantial evidence, that the existence of the inculpatory facts must be absolutely incompatible with the innocence of the accused, and incapable of explanation upon any other reasonable hypothesis than that of guilt.
Página 44 - I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood, Make thy two eyes, like stars, start from their spheres, Thy knotted and combined locks to part And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porcupine : But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood.
Página 191 - Nor yet quite deserted though lonely extended, For faithful in death, his mute favourite attended,' The much-loved remains of her master defended, And chased the hill-fox and the raven away. How long didst thou think that his silence was slumber ? When the wind waved his garment, how oft didst thou start?
Página 18 - ... if he had anything to say why the sentence of the law should not be passed upon him.
Página 120 - Act, such person so offending shall be guilty of a felony, and on conviction shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for a period not exceeding five years.
Página 143 - O wad some power the giftie gie us, To see oursels as others see us!
Página 39 - Moreover of the children of the strangers that do sojourn among you, of them shall ye buy, and of their families that are with you, which they begat in your land: and they shall be your possession. And ye shall take them as an inheritance for your children after you to inherit them for a possession ; they shall be your bondmen for ever : but over your brethren the children of Israel, ye shall not rule one over another with rigour.
Página 39 - Both thy bondmen, and thy bondmaids, which thou shalt have, shall be of the heathen that are round about you ; of them shall ye buy bondmen and bondmaids. Moreover of the children of the strangers that do sojourn among you, of them shall ye buy, and of their families that are with you, which they begat in your land : and they shall be your possession.
Página 203 - ... or any other name, shall be regarded as a rectifier, and as being engaged in the business of rectifying...

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