Narrative of the Condition of the Manufacturing Population: And the Proceedings of Government which Led to the State Trials in Scotland, for Administering Unlawful Oaths, and the Suspension of the Habeas Corpus Act, in 1817, with a Detailed Account of the System of Espionage Adopted at that Period, in Glasgow and Its Neighbourhood. Also, a Summary of Similar Proceedings, in Other Parts of the Country, to the Execution of Thistlewood and Others, for High Treason, in 1820

J. Miller, 1825 - 196 Seiten

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Seite 196 - Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay, 'Tis yours to judge, how wide the limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land.
Seite 47 - We worldly men, when we see friends and kinsmen, Past hope sunk in their fortunes, lend no hand To lift them up, but rather set our feet Upon their heads, to press them to the bottom...
Seite 94 - And further, by section fourth of the said act, it is enacted, •' That persons aiding and assisting at the administering of any such oath or engagement, as aforesaid, and persons causing any such oath or engagement to be administered, though not present at the administering thereof...
Seite 79 - In the awful presence of God, I, AB, do voluntarily swear, that I will persevere in my endeavouring to form a brotherhood of affection, amongst Britons of every description, who are considered worthy of confidence ; and that I will persevere in my endeavours to obtain, for all the people in Great Britain and Ireland, not disqualified by crimes or insanity, the elective franchise at the age...
Seite 94 - ... and consenting to, the administering or taking of any oath or engagement, purporting or intended to bind the person taking the same to engage in any mutinous or seditious purpose ; or to disturb the public peace ; or to be of any association, society or confederacy...
Seite 95 - ... administer, or cause to be administered, or be aiding or assisting at the administering of any oath or engagement, purporting or intending to bind the person taking the same to commit any treason or murder, or any felony punishable by law with death, shall on conviction thereof by due course of law, be adjudged guilty of felony, and suffer death as a felon, without benefit of clergy...
Seite 79 - I do farther swear, that neither hopes, fears, rewards, nor punishments, shall induce me to inform on, or give evidence against, any member or members, collectively or individually, for any act or expression done or made, in or out, in this or similar societies, under the punishment of death, to be inflicted on me by any member or members of such societies.
Seite 95 - ... in whatever form or manner the same shall be administered or taken ; and whether the same shall be actually administered by any person or persons to any other person or persons, or taken by any person or persons without any administration thereof by any other person or persons.
Seite 146 - Rae ; that he had explained everything to the latter gentleman, and would send me a card of introduction to him in the course of the evening. I received an open card a few days afterwards, which was, verbatim, as follows : — " The bearer is Mr. Richmond, the circumstances of whose case I fully explained to your Lordship.
Seite 94 - G. 3. c. 104. § 1., to render the foregoing statute more effectual, it is enacted, that every person who shall in any manner or form whatsoever, administer or cause to be administered, or be aiding or assisting at the administering of any oath or engagement, purporting or intending to bind the person taking the same to commit any treason...

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