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" I oft have heard of Lydford law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after. "
Black's Guide to the South-western Counties of England: Dorsetshire - Página 227
1862 - 417 páginas
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Black's Guide to Devonshire

Adam and Charles Black (Firm) - 1864
...famous for a contemptuous disregard of justice. Browne, the Tavistock poet, exclaims, — " I ' ve ofttimes heard of Lydford law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And eit in judgment after ; At first I wonder'd at it much, Bat, since, I Ve found the matter such That...
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A hand-book for travellers in Devon & Cornwall [by T.C. Paris].

Thomas Clifton Paris - 1865 - 120 páginas
...Accordingly Browne the poet, a native of Tavistock, has given us the following humorous description : — 41 I've ofttimes heard of Lydford law, How in the morn...after ; At first I wonder'd at it much, But since, I've found the matter such That it deserves no laughter. They have a castle on a hill; 1 took it for...
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The Fortnightly Review, Volumen4;Volumen6

1866 - 28 páginas
...author of "Britannia's Pastorale," visited Lidford, and commemorated his visit in verse:— " I oft have heard of Lydford law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after. At first I wondered at it much, But since I find the matter such, As it deserves no laughter. " When I beheld...
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Hubert Ellis: A Story of King Richard's Days the Second

Francis Davenant - 1866 - 414 páginas
...Charles, Prince of Wales. It explains the meaning which Tom the dredger intended to convey. " I oft have heard of Lydford law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after. At first I wondered at it much. But since I find the matter such As it deserves no laughter." The ballad is a...
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Hubert Ellis: A Story of King Richard's Days the Second

Francis Davenant - 1866 - 414 páginas
...Prince of Wales. It explain! the meaning which Tom the dredger intended to convey. " I oft have hoard of Lydford law. How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after. At first I wondered at it much. But since I find the matter such As it deserves no laughter." The ballad is a...
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A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to ...

Robert Nares - 1867 - 981 páginas
...2307, in which this law is the particular subject of inquiry. It begins, I oft' have heard of Lydfitrd law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgement after. At first I wond'red at it much, But since l lind the reason's such As yt deserves...
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Smail's Guide to Jedburgh and Vicinity and Angler's Guide to the Teviot and ...

Thomas Smail - 1871 - 72 páginas
...England — the recollection of which is still preserved in the following lines : — " I've often heard of Lydford law — • HOW, in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after. " THE CASTLE. " Proud Castle I fancy still beholds thee stand, The curb, the guardian, of this Border...
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Abbeys, Castles and Ancient Halls of England and Wales: South

John Timbs - 1872
...show that the above summary method of procedure originated from merciful motives : — " I oft have heard of Lydford law, How in the morn they hang and draw. And sit in judgment after. At first I wondered at it much; But since I find the reason such As it deserves no laughter. " They have a Castle...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen135

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1873
...the ' Jeddart justice' of Scotland, or the 'Lynch law' of America — ' I oft have heard of Lidford law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after ' — • was due, no doubt, to the summary and severe punishments of both forest and stannary courts....
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen135

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1873
...' Jeddart justice ' of Scotland, or the ' Lynch law ' of America — ' I oft have heard of Lidford law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after ' — was due, no doubt, to the summary and severe punishments of both forest and stannary courts....
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