The Speeches of the Hon. T. Erskine (now Lord Erskine): When at the Bar, on Subjects Connected with Liberty of the Press, and Against Constructive Treasons, Volume 4

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J. Ridgway, 1816
 

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Página 145 - King there inhabiting and being, in contempt of our said Lord the King and his laws, to the evil example of all others in the like case offending, and against the peace of our said Lord the King, his crown and dignity.
Página 417 - ... truth is great and will prevail, if left to herself; that she is the proper and sufficient antagonist to error, and has nothing to fear from the conflict, unless by human interposition disarmed of her natural weapons, free argument and debate; errors ceasing to be dangerous when it is permitted freely to contradict them...
Página 319 - OH for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity of shade, Where rumor of oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more...
Página 138 - May, in the thirty-eighth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third, now King of Great Britain, and so forth...
Página 139 - Justice of our said Lord the King, assigned to hold pleas before the King himself...
Página 41 - The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a control upon the people, as of late it has been taught, by a doctrine of the most pernicious tendency. It was designed as a control for the people.
Página 132 - On the contrary, though not implicated himself in the alleged conspiracy, he has charged me to waste and destroy my strength to prove that no such guilt can be brought home to others. I rejoice in having been made the humble instrument of so much good — my heart was never so much in a cause.
Página 24 - 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...
Página 363 - You have said you saw Lord Thanet going towards the judges, as if he was going to complain , did you hear him make any complaint to the judges ? A. I did not hear him, certainly. Q. I will ask you, whether you do or do not believe that Lord Thanet and Mr. Fergusson meant to favour O'Connor's escape, upon your oath ? A, Am I to give an answer to a question which amounts merely to an opinion ? Q.
Página 24 - ... when a man doth compass or imagine the death of our lord the King, or of our lady his Queen or of their eldest son and heir...

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