A Review of Some of the Political Events which Have Occurred in Manchester, During the Last Five Years: Being a Sequel to the Trial of Thomas Walker, and Others for a Conspiracy to Overthrow the Constitution and Government of this Country, and to Aid and Assist the French, Being the King's Enemies, Numéros 1 à 6

J. Johnson, 1794 - 161 pages

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Page x - Majesty in- case they should enter into and invade this kingdom in contempt of our said Lord thfe King and his laws to the evil and pernicious example of all others in the like case offending and against the peace of our said Lord the King his crown and dignity...
Page 86 - Treason, but by and upon the Oaths and Testimony of Two lawful Witnesses, either both of them to the same Overt Act, or one of them to one, and the other of them to another Overt Act of the same Treason...
Page xi - 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.
Page 39 - Jack-in-a-box which we buy for children at a fair : in short, not to weary you, Gentlemen, there was just such a parcel of arms of different sorts and sizes as a man collecting amongst his friends, for his defence against the sudden violence of a riotous multitude, might be expected to have collected : here lay three or four rusty guns of different dimensions, and here and there a bayonet or broad-sword, covered over with dust and rust, so as to be almost undistinguishable...
Page iii - The whole Proceedings of the TRIAL of an Indictment against THOMAS WALKER of MANCHESTER, Merchant, William Paul, Samuel Jackson, James Chetham, Oliver Pearsall, Benjamin Booth, and Joseph Collier, for a Conspiracy to overthrow the Constitution and Government, and to aid and assist the French (being the King's Enemies), in case they should invade this Kingdom.
Page 140 - ... throats are cut. When such evils happen, they surely are more imputable to the tyranny of the master than to the cruelty of the servant The analogy holds with the French...
Page 32 - ... which, on whatever pretext, they may be grounded, are not only contrary to law, but dangerous to the...
Page 138 - Upon almost every cause that came before them interest was openly made with the judges : and woe betided the man who, with a cause to support, had no means of conciliating favour, either by the beauty of a handsome wife or by other methods.
Page 48 - ... your properties by a conviction ?—may you never be put to such reflections, nor the country to such disgrace! The best service we can render to 'the public is, that we should live like one harmonious family, that we should banish all animosities, jealousies, and suspicions of one another; and that, living under the protection of a mild and impartial justice, we should endeavour, with one heart, according to our best judgments, to advance the freedom and maintain the security of Great Britain.
Page 131 - And for so doing this shall be your warrant. Given at our court at St. James's the 10th day of March, i/()9> in the ninth year of our reign.

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