An Historical Sketch of Robin Hood and Captain Kidd

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Scribner, 1853 - 263 Seiten
 

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Seite 118 - December 11, 1695, and licensed and authorized him to "set forth in war-like manner in the said ship called the Adventure Galley, under his own command, and therewith, by force of arms, to apprehend, seize, and take the ships, vessels, and goods belonging to the French King and his subjects, or inhabitants within, the dominion of the said French King, and such, other ships, vessels, and goods as are or shall be liable to confiscation,
Seite 195 - That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted; 11. That jurors ought to be duly impanelled and returned, and jurors which pass upon men in trials for high treason ought to be freeholders; 12. That all grants and promises of fines and forfeitures of particular persons before conviction are illegal and void; 13.
Seite 74 - Three times Little John shot about, And always cleft the wand, The proud sher-iff of Nottingham By the marks gan stand. The sheriff swore a full great oath, "By him that died on a tree, This man is the best arch-er That ever yet saw I me.
Seite 241 - And left him in his gore, Not many leagues from shore, As I sailed, as I sailed. 'To execution dock I must go, I must go.
Seite 223 - I, sir, who rise only to give my opinion on a bill now pending, in the fate of which I have no personal interest, am so confounded that I am unable to express the least of what I proposed to say, what must the condition of that man be, who, without any assistance, is called to plead for his life, for his honor, and for his posterity.
Seite 84 - That so thou mayest inform our king, In his presence when thou art. Up then started all in haste, Their bows were smartly bent : Our king was never so sore aghast, For he knew not their intent. Up they set two rods apart, Their arrows were stout and strong. By fifty steps, then said our king, The distance is too long. On every side was a rose garland, They shot under shade of lime ; Who misseth, said Robin, shall forfeit An arrow for every time. He shall yield it to his master, Tho...
Seite 241 - I rebell'd, when I sail'd. I cursed my father dear, when I sail'd, when I sail'd, I cursed my father dear, when I sail'd, I cursed my father dear, and her that did me bear, And so wickedly did swear, when I sail'd. I made a solemn vow to God I would not bow, Nor myself one prayer allow, as I sail'd.
Seite 116 - AB within-bounden, being thereunto required, do render and deliver the said letters of administration (approbation of such testament being first had and made) in the said court ; then this obligation to be void and of none effect, or else to remain in full force and virtue.
Seite 243 - I am cast, with a sad and heavy heart, To receive my just desert, I must die. To Execution Dock I must go, I must go, To Execution Dock I must go, To Execution Dock...
Seite 243 - Ah ! they were too much for me, as I sail'd. Thus being o'ertaken at last, I must die, I must die, Thus being o'ertaken at last, I must die, Thus being o'ertaken at last, and into prison cast And sentence being passed, I must die.

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