The Westminster Review, Volume 8

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Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1827 - English literature

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Page 457 - That, on every such trial, the jury sworn to try the issue may give a general verdict of guilty or not guilty upon the whole matter put in issue...
Page 329 - Gentlemen, if you are met here as private persons, you shall not be disturbed ; but if, as a council of state, this is no place for you ; and since you can't but know what was done at the House in the morning, so take notice that the parliament is dissolved.
Page 457 - ... libel aforesaid, it shall be lawful for the defendant, upon the trial of the cause, to give in evidence in his defence, the truth of the matter contained in the publication charged as a libel. And the jury who shall try the cause, shall have a right to determine the law and the fact, under the direction of the court, as in other cases.
Page 266 - ... the matters to be established for the estate of the king and of his heirs, and for the estate of the realm and of the people, should be treated, accorded, and established in parliament, by the king, and by the assent of the prelates, earls, and barons, and the commonalty of the realm, according as had been before accustomed.
Page 310 - And volatile as fragrance from the flower, Or music in the woodlands. What the soul Can make itself at pleasure, that I was ; A child in feeling and imagination, Learning new lessons still, as Nature wrought Her wonders in my presence. All...
Page 130 - I greet you much, and make known to you that Owen Glyndor has raised a quarrel, of which the object is, if King Richard be alive, to restore him to his crown ; and if not, that my honoured nephew, who is the right heir to the said crown, shall be king of England, and that the said Owen will assert his right in Wales.
Page 314 - Dolphins, in gambols, lent the lucid brine Hues richer than the canopy of eve, That overhung the scene with gorgeous clouds, Decaying into gloom more beautiful Than the sun's golden liveries which they lost : Till light that hides, and darkness that reveals The stars, — exchanging guard, like sentinels Of day and night, — transformed the face of nature : Above was wakefulness, silence around, Beneath, repose, — repose that reached even me.
Page 255 - that no tallage or aid shall be taken or levied, by us or our heirs, in our realm, without the good will and assent of archbishops, bishops, earls, barons, knights, burgesses, and other freemen of the land.
Page 294 - An Account of the Growth of Popery and arbitrary Government in England...
Page 344 - ... more than all the outshining loveliness of her companions. So enchained was I by this coy mystery, that her alone, of all the group, could I either see or think of — her alone I watched, as, with the same downcast brow, she glided gently...

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