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The Juryman's Legal Hand-Book, and Manual of Common Law
Thomas Harttree Cornish
No preview available - 2016
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Page 168 - Will you solemnly promise and swear to govern the people of this kingdom of England, and the dominions thereto belonging, according to the statutes in parliament agreed on, and the laws and customs of the same ? — The king or queen shall say, I solemnly promise so to do.
Page 141 - All things come alike to all: there is one event to the righteous and to the wicked; to the good, and to the clean, and to the unclean; to him that sacrificeth, and to him that sacrificeth not: as is the good, so is the sinner; and he that sweareth, as he that feareth an oath.
Page 7 - The hours of a wise man are lengthened by his ideas, as those of a fool are by his passions. The time of the one is long, because he does not know what to do with it ; so is that...
Page 251 - Common pleas shall not follow our court but shall be held in a certain fixed place.