Diogenes Among the D.D.'s: A Book of Burlesques; Containing the Trial of Dr. Macleod for the Alleged Murder of Mr. Moses Law; and Other Authentic Narratives

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John S. Marr, 1867 - 122 Seiten
 

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Seite 20 - That albeit by the laws of this and of every other wellgoverned realm, murder is a crime of an heinous nature and severely punishable ; yet true it is, and of verity, that you the said William Burke and Helen M'Dougal are both and each, or one or other of you, guilty of the said crime, actor or art and part...
Seite 93 - Presently my soul grew stronger; hesitating then no longer, " Sir," said I, "or Madam, truly your forgiveness I implore; But the fact is I was napping, and so gently you came rapping, And so faintly you came tapping, tapping at my chamber door, That I scarce was sure I heard you "—here I opened wide the door.
Seite 21 - Stuart, ought to be punished with the pains of law, to deter others from committing the like crimes in all time coming.
Seite 92 - Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore — While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. " Tis some visitor," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door — Only this and nothing more.
Seite 93 - Open here I flung the shutter, when, with many a flirt and flutter, In there stepped a stately Raven of the saintly days of yore. Not the least obeisance made he; not...
Seite 120 - The Organ Question: Statements by Dr. Ritchie and Dr. Porteous, for and against the use of the Organ in Public Worship, in the Proceedings of the Presbytery of Glasgoic, 1807-8, with an introductory notice by Robert S. Candlish, Edinburgh, 1856). His attack on the associate synod, in his ' New Light examined,' provoked the withering sarcasm of James Peddie's
Seite 20 - Majesty's interest ; That albeit, by the laws of this and of every other well-governed realm, murder is a crime of...
Seite 77 - How hardly shall a rich man enter into the kingdom of heaven...
Seite 65 - THE AWAKENING OF ITALY AND THE CRISIS OF ROME. By the Rev. JA WYLIE, LL.D., Author of " The Papacy,

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