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“As soon as school was dismissed Lewisham made a gaol-delivery of his outstanding impositions, and hurried back to his lodgings, to spend the time until his dinner was ready — Well? ...”
“Two remarkable incidents marked the reign of Edward III. in connection with the City of London; the Lord Mayor was now constituted, by royal charter, one of the judges of oyer and terminer and gaol-delivery at”
“It is a vast liberation, a great gaol-delivery of the spirit of Man; nay, rather a great Acquittal.”
“As soon as school was dismissed Lewisham made a gaol-delivery of his outstanding impositions, and hurried back to his lodgings, to spend the time until his dinner was ready -- Well? ...”
“The army was largely an army of gaol-birds, raised by gaol-delivery; but it was a good army of bad men; nay, it was a gay army of unfortunate men.”
“It is a vast liberation, a great gaol-delivery of the spirit of Man; nay, rather a great”
“The zealous author, however, regrets the general gaol-delivery on the score of sorcery, and thinks, had the times been calm, the case might have required a farther investigation, and that, on the whole, the matter was ended too abruptly.”
“Every person committed for felony or treason was entitled to be released on bail unless indicted at the next session of gaol-delivery after his commitment, and to be discharged if not indicted at the sessions which followed.”
“We know better, and hence we buy the Radical vote by a little coquetting with communism, and the model working-man and the rebel by an occasional gaol-delivery, and the Papist by a sop to the Holy Father.”
“Tout au contraire,' cried Lady Delacour, starting from her reverie, and assuming a playful manner: 'I have made a general gaol-delivery of all my old hatreds; and even odious Mrs Luttridge, though a hardened offender, must be included in this act of grace: so you need not fear that Mr Vincent should fall under my royal displeasure for consorting with this state criminal.”
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An act for the better securing the liberty of the subject, and for prevention of imprisonments beyond the seas.
WHEREAS great delays have been used by sheriffs, gaolers and other offi...
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