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" It is true," says this learned judge (j), "that rape is a [*215] most detestable crime, and therefore ought severely and impartially to be punished with death ; but it must be remembered, that it is an accusation easy to be made, hard to be proved, but... "
The Whole Law Relative to the Duty and Office of a Justice of the Peace ... - Page 428
by Thomas Walter Williams - 1808 - 1172 pages
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Principles of Penal Law

William Eden Baron Auckland - Capital punishment - 1771 - 331 pages
...be believed, when heard." " It muft be remembered, that this is an " accufation eafy to be made, and hard to be " proved ; but harder to be defended by the " party accufed, be he never fo innocent. And " we ought to be the more cautious, becaufe " the heinoufnefs...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 4

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1791
...dally «< tially to be pumfhed with death ; but It muft be remem« bered, that it is an accufation eafy to be made, hard to be «« proved, but harder to be defended by the party accufed, «( though innocent." He then relates two very extraordinary £afes of malicious profecution...
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Encyclopędia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 16, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1796
...and impartially to be punifhed with death ; but it mult be remembered, that it is an accufatian eafy to be made, hard to be proved, but harder to be defended by the party accufed, though innocent." He then relates two very extraordinary cafes of malicious profecution for...
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The practice of courts-martial, also the legal exposition and military ...

William Hough - 1825
...severely and impartially to be punished with death ; but it must be remembered, that it is an accusation easy to be made, hard to be proved, but harder to...extraordinary cases of malicious prosecution for this crime, that had happened within his own observation, and concludes thus : " / mention these instances,...
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Elements of medical jurisprudence

Theodric Romeyn Beck, William Dunlop - 1825
...Matthew Hale, concerning this crime : " It is an accusation," says he, " easy to be made and harder to be proved, but harder to be defended by the party accused, though innocent." The signs of rape will necessarily form the second division ; thirdly, the laws of various cpuntries...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 4

Sir William Blackstone - 1825
...be made, and hard to be " proved, and harder to be defended by the party accused, " though never so innocent." He then relates two very extraordinary cases of malicious prosecution for this crime, that had happened within his own observation ; and concludes thus : " I mention these instances,...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another]

William Blackstone (sir.) - 1825
...be made, and hard to be " proved, and harder to be defended by the party accused, " though never so innocent." He then relates two very extraordinary cases of malicious prosecution for this crime, that had happened within his own observation ; and concludes thus : " I mention these instances,...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books ; with an ..., Volume 4

William Blackstone - Law - 1836
...severely and impartially to be punished with death ; but it must be remembered, that it is an accusation easy to be made, hard to be proved, but harder to...extraordinary cases of malicious prosecution for this crime, that had happened within his own observation ; and concludes thus : " I mention these instances,...
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London Medical Gazette: Or, Journal of Practical Medicine, Volume 7; Volume 42

1848
...Matthew Hale's remark upon this crime, when he says, " It U an accusation easy to be made, and harder to be proved, but harder to be defended by the party accused, though innocent." Taylor, in his work on Medical Jurisprudence, says, "That for one real case of rape there are ten pretended...
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A Synopsis of the Law Relating to Indictable Offences: In which the Crimes ...

Benjamin Boothby - Criminal law - 1854 - 427 pages
...only (y). Lord Hale, treating of this oflence, speaks of it as "an accusation easaly to be made, and hard to be proved, but harder to be defended by the party accused, though never so innocent " (A) General evidence of the bad character of the prosecutrix may be given (г)...
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