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" That the freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in Parliament, ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Parliament. 10. That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual... "
The Life and Times of William the Third, King of England, and Stadtholder of ... - Page 385
by Arthur Hill-Trevor Dungannon (Viscount) - 1835
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The constitution of England; or, An account of the English government

Jean Louis de Lolme - Constitutions - 1784 - 540 pages
...See the Parliamentary History of England, vol. v. anno 16O5. t See the Bill of Rights, Art. x. — " Excessive bail " ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed: " nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted." kings, to make justice to be " executed with mercy."• CHAPTER...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 445

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Law reports, digests, etc - 1979
...punishments." That language came from Art. I, 9, of the Virginia Declaration of Rights, which provided that "excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted." The words of the Virginia Declaration were taken from the...
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The Constitutions of the United States: According to the Latest Amendments ...

Constitutions - 1804 - 391 pages
...life, liberty, or property, but by the judgment of his peers, or by the law of the land. XXII. That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel or unusual punishments inflicted, by the courts of law. XXIII. That all warrants, without oath...
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History of Great Britain, from the Revolution, 1688, to the ..., Volume 1

William Belsham - 1806
...in parliament ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of parliament. That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. That jurors ought to be duly impannelled and returned, and...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1809
...Protestants, ' may have arms for their defence suitable to 4 tbcir conditions, and as allowed I v law. ;:. ' That election of members of parliament ought • to...to be required, ' nor excessive fines imposed ; nor cruel and ' unusual punishments inflicted. 11. That m ' rors ought to be duly impanelled and returned;...
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Flower's Political review and monthly register. (monthly ..., Volume 5

Benjamin Flower - 1809
...sentence to be incompatible with the spirit of that provision of the bill of rights, which says, that excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed nor cruel arid unusual punishment* indicted. The learnrd countel concluded with expressing tm conviction...
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The British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 4

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1809 - 684 pages
...in parliament ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of parliament; that excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted , that jurors ought to be duly impanuelled arid returned, and...
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The New Virginia Justice: Comprising the Office and Authority of a Justice ...

William Waller Hening - Forms (Law) - 1810 - 688 pages
...REQUIRING EXCESSIVE BAIL. By the declaration of rights of Virginia, article 9, it is declared, " That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel nor unusual punishments inflicted." The same principle is adopted in the amendments to the constitution...
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The Speeches of the Hon. Thomas Erskine: (now Lord Erskine), when at the Bar ...

Thomas Erskine Baron Erskine - Freedom of the press - 1810
...Parliament, ought not to be im" peached, or questioned, in any Court or place out " of Parliament." " That excessive bail ought not to be required, " nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual " punishments inflicted." " That Jurors ought to be duly impannelled and " returned...
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The speeches of the hon. Thomas Erskine ... when at the Bar, on ..., Volume 2

Thomas Erskine (1st baron.) - 1810
...Parliament, ought not to be im" peached, or questioned, in any Court or place out " of Parliament." " That excessive bail ought not to be required, " nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual " punishments inflicted." " That Jurors ought to be duly impannelled and " returned...
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