The new and complete Newgate calendar; or, Villany displayed in all its branches, Volumen6


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Página 313 - A mercenary informer knows no distinction. Under such a system, the obnoxious people are slaves, not only to the government, but they live at the mercy of every individual. They are at once the slaves of the whole community, and of every part of it ; and the worst and most unmerciful men are those on whose goodness they most depend.
Página 314 - ... of mind, which alone can make us what we ought to be, that I vow to God I would...
Página 252 - With unconcern, therefore, we view the elector of Hanover join his troops to traitors and robbers; but the king of Great Britain will do well to remember, that this country is not Hanover. — Should he forget this distinction, we will not.
Página 410 - Gloucester, on a market day; and that you give sureties in 1000l. for your good behaviour for the term of ten years, to be computed from the expiration of the said five years; and that you be further imprisoned till you find the said sureties.
Página 165 - The night is far fpent, the day is at hand ; let us therefore caft off the works of darknefs, and let us put on the armour of light.
Página 243 - ... it is accorded, that if any other case supposed treason which is not above specified, doth happen before any justices, the justices shall tarry without any going to judgment of the treason, till the cause be shewed and declared before the King and his parliament, whether it ought to be judged treason or other felony.
Página 266 - Honoured with their confidence, we find ourfelves happy in being placed in the front of the battle ; but let them remember, that our facrificing ourfelves will be of little ufe, unlefs they afford us a proper fupport, and that moft immediately.
Página 95 - Orrell reading his trial in the feffions-paper, it occurred to him to fearch at the pawn-broker's, where he had pawned the property ftolen, for which he was fo tried, to fee if any of his property, which was ftolen at the time of the murder, had...
Página 63 - I have no wish to avoid the punishment which the laws of my country appoint for my crime; but, being already too unhappy to feel a punishment in death or a satisfaction in life, I submit myself with penitence and patience to the disposal and judgment of Almighty God, and to the consequences of this inquiry into my conduct and intention.
Página 61 - I shall be no more; but do not let my unhappy fate distress you too much: I have strove against it as long as possible, but it now overpowers me. You well know where my affections were placed: my having by some means or other lost hers (an idea which I could not support) has driven me to madness.

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