Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Volumen8,Parte1

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Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig
A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar, 1797
 

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Página 12 - Previous to the publication of his Deserted Village, the Bookseller had given him a note for one hundred guineas for the copy, which the Doctor mentioned, a few hours after, to one of his friends, who observed it was a very great sum for so short a performance. 'In truth...
Página 260 - That any such prisoner may move for and obtain his habeas corpus as well out of the chancery or exchequer as out of the king's bench or common pleas; and the lord chancellor or judges denying the same, on...
Página 108 - The ordinary method of making an hero, is to clap a huge plume of feathers upon his head, which rises so very high, that there is often a greater length from his chin to the top of his head, than to the sole of his foot.
Página 124 - Is it worth taking so much pains to leave no memorial but a few poems?
Página 259 - Government, the Judges delayed for two Terms (including also the long vacation) to deliver an opinion how far such a charge was bailable. And when at length they agreed that it was, they, however, annexed a condition of finding sureties for...
Página 260 - Chancellor or any of the judges in vacation, upon viewing a copy of the warrant, or affidavit that a copy is denied, shall (unless the party has neglected for two terms to apply to any court for his enlargement) award a habeas corpus for such prisoner, returnable immediately before himself or any other of the judges; and upon the return made...
Página 259 - This is a high prerogative writ, and therefore by the common law issuing out of the court of king's bench not only in term time, but also during the vacation, by a fiat from the chief justice or any other of the judges, and running into all parts of the king's dominions ; for the king is at all times entitled to have an account, why the liberty of any of his subjects is restrained, wherever that restraint may be inflicted.
Página 109 - Like Autumn's dark storms pouring from two echoing hills, towards each other approached the heroes; as two dark streams from high rocks meet and roar on the plain, loud, rough, and dark in battle, meet Lochlin and Inisfail.
Página 253 - Egyptians, using no craft nor feat of merchandize, who have come into this realm and gone from shire to shire and place to place in great company, and used great...
Página 259 - This it is, which induces the absolute necessity of expressing upon every commitment the reason for which it is made: that the court upon an habeas corpus may examine into its validity; and according to the circumstances of the case may discharge, admit to bail, or remand the prisoner.

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