The Trial of the Rev. Alexander Fletcher, A.M., Before the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Sense, and a Special Jury
Knight and Lacey, 1825 - 143 страница
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Страница 76 - Though thy clime Be fickle, and thy year, most part, deformed With dripping rains, or withered by a frost, I would not yet exchange thy sullen skies And fields without a flower, for warmer France With all her vines ; nor for Ausonia's groves Of golden fruitage and her myrtle bowers.
Страница 67 - I am not mad, most noble Festus ; but speak the words of truth and soberness.
Страница 75 - ... mouths from ear to ear, Pour forth rich symphonies from street to street, And to the sleepless wretch the night endear; ~Lo! in my shirt, on you these eyes I fix, Admiring much the quaintness of your tricks; Your friskings, crawlings, squalls, I much approve : Your spittings, pawings, high-rais'd rumps, Swell'd tails, and Merry-Andrew jumps, With the wild minstrelsy of rapt'rous love.
Страница 111 - ... insane, and did he do the act under a delusion, believing it to be other than it was?" If he knew what he was doing, and that it was likely to cause death, and was contrary to the law of God and man, and that the law directed that persons who did such acts should be punished, he was guilty of murder. The jury then retired, and, after an absence of five minutes, returned into court with a verdict of " Guilty " of wilful murder. The prisoner was then called upon in the usual form to say why sentence...
Страница 44 - Preserve those virtues with a vestal fidelity ; mark this day, by your verdict, your horror at their profanation, and believe me, when the hand which records that verdict shall be dust, and the tongue that asks it, traceless in the grave, many a happy home will bless its consequences, and many a mother teach her little child to hate the impious treason of adultery.
Страница 76 - What, it may be asked, has all this to do with the resistance to change as this resistance is encountered by an advisory service?
Страница 59 - I did nae muckle mind the shepherd's threatenin' to tak' his sheep in future to Newcastle (though, to be sure, there's few better comes to Embray), nor yet Colin the tiger's threat to make a Saugur pie o...
Страница 66 - ... be sent to them as emblematic of mercy. These brief remarks occurred by seeing in the newspapers on account of a "converted Jew...