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Сторінка 555 - That levying money for or to the use of the crown, by pretence of prerogative, without grant of parliament, for longer time, or in other manner, than the same is or shall be granted, is illegal.
Сторінка 555 - That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted; 11. That jurors ought to be duly impanelled and returned, and jurors which pass upon men in trials for high treason ought to be freeholders; 12. That all grants and promises of fines and forfeitures of particular persons before conviction are illegal and void; 13. And that for redress of all grievances, and for the amending, strengthening and preserving of the laws, Parliaments...
Сторінка 555 - That the freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in Parliament, ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Parliament.
Сторінка 555 - That the raising or keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with consent of parliament, is against law.
Сторінка 602 - Stillingfleet *, whose dress was remarkably grave, and in particular it was observed, that he wore blue stockings. Such was the excellence of his conversation, that his absence was felt as so great a loss, that it used to be said, ' We can do nothing without the blue stockings ; ' and thus by degrees the title was established.
Сторінка 555 - That it is the right of the subjects to petition the king, and all commitments and prosecutions for such petitioning are illegal.
Сторінка 589 - Whoever wilfully blasphemes the holy name of God by denying, cursing, or contumeliously reproaching God, his creation, government or final judging of the world...
Сторінка 655 - They were in his carriage, which was taken in that battle, and was shown publicly at London. He intended to have returned them to her. She lived, afterwards, separated from her husband, at Rome, where she occupied part of the palace Borghese, and where she possessed, from 1816, the villa Sciarra. Her house...
Сторінка 555 - That the pretended power of dispensing with laws, or the execution of laws by regal authority, as it hath been assumed and exercised of late, is illegal.
Сторінка 637 - If this be all, the bond is called a single one, simplex obligatio; but there is generally a condition added, that if the obligor does some particular act, the obligation shall be void, or else shall remain in full force :* as, payment of rent ; performance of covenants in a deed ; or repayment of a principal sum of money borrowed of the obligee, with interest, which principal sum is usually one half of the penal sum specified in the bond. In case this condition is not performed, the bond becomes...

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