Remarkable Trials of All Countries; Particularly of the United States, Great Britain, Ireland and France: With Notes and Speeches of Counsel. Containing Thrilling Narratives of Fact from the Court-room, Also Historical Reminiscences of Wonderful Events

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Стр. 365 - MAN, that is born of a woman, hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. He cometh up, and is cut down like a flower ; he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay.
Стр. 457 - Shaw, two or three times, faintly exclaim — " Cruel father, thou art the cause of my death, .'" Struck with this, they flew to t!he door of Shaw's apartment ; they knocked — no answer was given. The knocking was still repeated — still no answer.
Стр. 361 - For his eyes are upon the ways of man, And he seeth all his goings. There is no darkness, nor shadow of death, Where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves.
Стр. 45 - those who have had the attention to send you, but I need not your ministry. The blood I have spilt, and my own which I am about to shed, are the only sacrifices I can offer the Eternal.
Стр. 423 - Trustees were nominated ; and one Mr. Johnson, who had, during the best part of his life, been employed in the family, was now appointed receiver of the estates, at the earl's own request. The conduct of this man in the course of his stewardship, gave umbrage to lord Ferrers, whose disposition was equally jealous and vindictive. He imagined all his own family had conspired against his interest, and that Johnson was one of their accomplices ; that he had been instrumental in obtaining the act of parliament,...
Стр. 423 - The earl had dismissed every person in the house upon various pretences, except three women, who were left in the kitchen. Johnson, advancing to the door of his apartment, was received by his lordship, who desired him to walk into another room, where he joined him in a few minutes, and then the door was locked on the inside. After a great deal of warm...
Стр. 97 - My lords, I feel a consolation in making this declaration, which nothing else could afford me; because it is not only a justification of myself, but where I am sealing my life with that breath, which cannot be suspected of falsehood, what I say may' make some impression on the minds of men not holding the same doctrine.
Стр. 460 - He was directly hurried before a justice of the peace, but, on his examination, absolutely affirmed that he was not Thomas Geddely that he knew no such person, that he never was at York before, and that his name was James Crow.
Стр. 114 - ... glens) assembled to look upon the ruins. Of the thatched roof, which had first received the fire, a few smoking rafters were all that remained. The walls had given way, and stood gaping in rents, through which, on approaching them, the eye caught a glimpse of the dreadful effects of the devouring element. The door was...
Стр. 459 - ... to me. I doubt not I shall find mercy in another world, for sure no benevolent Being can require that I should any longer live in torment to myself in this. My death I lay to your charge : when you read this, consider yourself as the inhuman wretch that plunged the murderous knife into the bosom of the unhappy — CATHERINE SHAW.

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