A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from the Earliest Period to the Year 1783, with Notes and Other Illustrations, Volume 33
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1826 - Trials
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And, it is added, “When two general statutes are made, and one contradicts the
other,” (it is meant to say, apparently ... And he says, “Every statute ought to be
expounded, not according to the letter, but according to the intent,” referring to
conspiracy, or imagination, there must be some other overt act, or deed tending
thereunto, to make it treason within the statute of 25th Edw. 3rd. And ther fore the
bare con..federacy, compassing, conspiracy, or imagination, by words only, ...
There are inferior classes; and sometimes the pleas of the crown are stated
separately, as in this statute murder is put as distinguished from felony, the
informant believes, according to the constant practice in such English acts, and
perhaps in ...
instance of this multiplication of constructive treasons, than the troublesome reign
of king Richard 2nd, which, though it were after the limitation of treasons by the
statute of 25th Edward 3rd, yet things were so carried by factions and parties in ...
And in the interpretation of statutes more nearly connected with the subject in
hand, there is an instance directly in point, ... 10, “it is enacted, that all trials after
that statute to be had, awarded, or made for any treason, shall be had and used
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