Alienist and Neurologist: A Quarterly Journal of Scientific, Clinical and Forensic Psychiatry and Neurology, Volume 9

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Charles Hamilton Hughes
EV.E. Carreras, Steam Printer, Publisher and Binder, 1888 - Neurology

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Page 36 - the actual existence of any particular purpose, motive or intent is a necessary element to constitute a particular species or degree of crime, the jury may take into consideration the fact that the accused was intoxicated at the time, in determining the purpose, motive or intent with which he committed the act.
Page 441 - There is a destiny made for a man by his ancestors, and no one can elude, were he able to attempt it, the tyranny of his organization.
Page 284 - If, by reason of the duress of such mental disease, he had so far lost the power to choose between the right and wrong, and to avoid doing the act in question, as that his free agency was at the time destroyed.
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Page 252 - It leans to a curious and busy search for every local 111 which may arise in the female pelvis, while blind oblivion scatters the poppy over every outer evil which in its turn might hurt the uterus ; nay, more, a resolute prejudice would deny that In the woman any distress can arise which owes not its origin to these mischievous parts. The uterus has its maladies of local causation, its maladies of nervous causation, and its maladies of mixed causation, as other organs...
Page 87 - Fraud, indeed, in the sense of a Court of Equity, properly includes all acts, omissions, and concealments, which involve a breach of legal or equitable duty, trust, or confidence, justly reposed, and are injurious to another, or by which an undue and unconscientious advantage is taken of another.
Page 104 - If a person persistently believes supposed facts which have no real existence except in his perverted imagination, and against all evidence and probability, and conducts himself however logically, upon the assumption of their existence, he is, so far as they are concerned, under a morbid delusion ; and delusion in that sense is insanity.

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