The Calcutta Review, Volume 28

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University of Calcutta, 1857 - India
 

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Page 281 - And thorns shall come up in her palaces, nettles and brambles in the fortresses thereof: and it shall be an habitation of dragons, and a court for owls.
Page 67 - ... shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to five years, or with fine, or with both.
Page 69 - Whoever by words, either spoken or intended to be read, or by signs, or by visible representation, or otherwise, excites or attempts to excite feelings of disaffection to the Government established by law in British India...
Page 67 - Whoever, having a husband or wife living, marries, in any case in which such marriage is void by reason of its taking place during the life of such husband...
Page 72 - Nothing is an offence by reason that it causes, or that it is intended to cause, or that it is known to be likely to cause, any harm, if that harm is so slight that no person of ordinary sense and temper would complain of such harm.
Page 51 - Nothing is said to be done or believed in "good faith" which is done or believed without due care and attention.
Page iii - There will be none such any more, till in some better age true ambition or the love of fame prevails over avarice ; and till men find leisure and encouragement to prepare themselves for the exercise of this profession, by climbing up to the
Page 74 - We have therefore thought it right not to shrink from the task of framing these unpleasing but indispensable parts of a code. And we hope that when each of these definitions is followed by a collection of cases falling under it, and of cases which, though at first sight they appear to fall under it, do not really fall under it, the definition and the reasons which led to the adoption of it will be readily understood.
Page 143 - ... their speed to be at an average about one mile in a minute. A velocity such as this would enable one of these birds, were it so inclined, to visit the European continent in less than three days.
Page 58 - ... person to do any act which he is not legally bound to do, or to omit to do any act which that person is legally entitled to do, as the means of avoiding the execution of such threat, commits criminal intimidation.

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