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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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Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, Volumen1

1873
...irregular administration of justice prevailed. A burlesque copy of verses on this town begins, " I oft have heard of Lydford Law, How in the morn they hang and draw, .And tit in judgment after." SeeWracoTT's manners were altogether assimilated to those of their countrymen.1...
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Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of ..., Volumen5

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1874
...practiced at Lydford, in Devonshire , a burlesque copy of verses on this town begins — " I oft have heard of Lydford Law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after." WESTCOTT'S History of Devonshire. My present country residence is in the immediate neighborhood of...
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Tenures of Land & Customs of Manors

Thomas Blount, William Carew Hazlitt - 1874 - 456 páginas
...written by Mr Browne,2 and inserted in Mr Grose's Local Proverbs : — " I oft have heard of Lidford 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 's such, That it deserves no laughter. " They have...
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The Central Law Journal, Volumen93

1921
...Jed wood justice, "hang in haste and try at leisure." Lydford law is thus aptly defined: "I oft have heard of Lydford law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after." But no matter how it may intertwine and commingle with the records of the mob family, and no matter...
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Tenures of Land & Customs of Manors

Thomas Blount, William Carew Hazlitt - 1874 - 456 páginas
...written by Mr Browne,2 and inserted in Mr Grose's Local Proverbs ; — " I oft have heard of Lidford 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 's such, That it deserves no laughter. " They have...
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The West Country Garland: Selected from the Writings of the Poets of Devon ...

Richard Nicholls Worth - 1875 - 176 páginas
...Prison, and quite deserved the character given to it. The date of this piece is probably 1644. OFT had heard of Lydford law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after. At first I wondered at it much, And now I find their reason such, That it deserves no laughter. They have a castle...
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Notes on Cornwall and north Devon [in verse].

John Smyth (of Royston, Herts.) - 1877
...rascals, at a pinch, Should pass them red-handed to " Judge Lynch." " I've of ttimes heard of Lydf ord law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in...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, I took it...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volumen2

Robert Chambers - 1883
...attempts to shew that this 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 bave a castle...
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Tourist's guide to south Devon

Richard Nicholls Worth - 1878 - 135 páginas
...him after ; " to which Browne refers in his amusing stanzas in derogation of Lydford : " 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 now I find their reason such That it deserves no laughter." The ch., hard...
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The Borders of the Tamar and the Tavy: Their Natural History ..., Volumen2

Mrs. Bray (Anna Eliza) - 1879
...Lydford Castle, for Browne's poem absolutely begins with the following allusion : — " 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." Convinced by reading...
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