The Trials of Jeremiah Brandreth, William Turner, Isaac Ludlum, George Weightman, and Others, for High Treason: Under a Special Commission at Derby, on Thursday the 16th, Friday the 17th, Saturday the 18th, Monday the 20th, Tuesday the 21st, Wednesday the 22d, Thursday the 23d, Friday the 24th, and Saturday the 25th of October, 1817. With Anecdotal Proceedings ...

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Butterworth and son, 1817 - Luddites - 522 pages

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Page 236 - Unlike the heroes of each ancient race, Demons in act, but Gods at least in face, In Conrad's form seems little to admire, Though his dark eyebrow shades a glance of fire : Robust but not Herculean — to the sight No giant frame sets forth his common height ; Yet, in the whole, who paused to look again, Saw more than marks the crowd of vulgar men ; w They gaze and marvel how — and still confess That thus it is, but why they cannot guess.
Page 11 - Queen, or of their eldest son and heir; or if a man do violate the King's companion, or the King's eldest daughter unmarried, or the wife of the King's eldest son and heir; or if a man do levy war against our lord the King in his realm, or be adherent to the King's enemies in his realm, giving to them aid and comfort in the realm, or elsewhere, and thereof be provably attainted of open deed by the people of their condition.
Page 297 - Eldest Son and Heir ; or if a Man do levy War against our Lord the King in his Realm, or be adherent to the King's Enemies in his Realm, giving to them Aid and Comfort, in the Realm, or elsewhere, and thereof be probably attainted of open Deed by the People of their Condition.
Page 297 - People ; and if a Man slay the Chancellor, Treasurer, or the King's Justices of the one Bench or the other, Justices in Eyre, or Justices of Assise, and all other Justices assigned to hear and determine, being in their Places, doing their Offices.
Page 296 - The statute begins by reciting, that " whereas divers opinions have been before this time in what case treason shall be laid, and in what not ; the King, at the request of the Lords and of the Commons hath made a declaration in the manner as hereafter followeth, that is to say...
Page 237 - There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised emotions both of rage and fear; And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled, and Mercy sigh'd farewell!
Page 501 - ... place of execution, and be there hanged by the neck until you be dead ; and that afterwards your heads shall be severed from your bodies^ and your bodies be divided into four quarters, to be disposed of as his majesty shall think fit. And may God of his infinite goodness have mercy upon your souls.!
Page 14 - if persons do assemble themselves and act with force in opposition to some law which they think inconvenient, and hope thereby to get it repealed, this is a levying war and treason.
Page 297 - And because that many other like cases of treason may happen in time to come, which a man cannot think or declare at this present time; 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...
Page 126 - Every man his skill must try : He must turn out and not deny ; No bloody soldier must he dread, He must turn out and fight for bread. The time is come, you plainly see, The Government opposed must be.

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