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" It seems that an assault is an attempt, or offer, with force and violence, to do a corporal hurt to another... "
The Law Lexicon, Or Dictionary of Jurisprudence: Explaining All the ... - Page 39
by John Jane Smith Wharton - 1848 - 707 pages
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The New Instructor Clericalis: Stating the Authority, Jurisdiction and ...

John Impey - Civil procedure - 1785 - 695 pages
...contraa whereof the performance is fued. Affault lies where there is an attempt or offer, with .AflinU. force and violence, to do a corporal hurt to another, as by linking him with or without a weapon, or prefenting gun to him at fuch a diftance to which the gun...
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The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer ..: Continued to the ..., Volume 1

Richard Burn - 1797
...cafes tbty may IV. How punijhed. I. Affault, wbat. ASSAULT, a/ullus, from the French affajler, is •** an attempt or offer, with force and violence, to do a corporal hurt to another ; as by (hiking at him with or without 1 40 Without a weapon ; or prefenting a gun at him, at fuch . liiilince...
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The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L.L.D., Late One of the ..., Volume 3

James Wilson - Law - 1804
...personal safety. On this subject, the common law has been peculiarly accurate and attentive. An assault is an attempt or offer, with force and violence, to do a corporal hurt to another ; as by striking at nim ; by holding up the fist at him ; by pointing a pitchfork at him, if he be within its reach ; by...
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A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown, Volume 1

Edward Hyde East - Criminal law - 1806 - 1126 pages
...treating of the civil remedy for such injuries to the party grieved. 1 Hawk. ch. 62. An assault is any attempt or offer with force and violence *• ' to do a corporal hurt to another, whether from malice or wantonness; as by striking at him, or even hy holding up one's fist at him in...
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Trial of Thomas O. Selfridge, Attorney at Law, Before the Hon. Isaac Parker ...

Thomas Oliver Selfridge, Thomas Lloyd, George Caines - Electronic books - 1807 - 168 pages
...sufficient to free the party killing wkh a dangerous weapon, from the guilt of murder. An assault h any attempt or offer, with force and violence, to do a corporal hurt to another, as by striking at him, or even by holding up the fist at him in a threatening or insulting manner, or -with such other circumstances-...
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The Political State of the British Empire: Containing a General ..., Volume 2

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1818
...deemed not guilty of felony. ASSAULTS WITH FELONIOUS, MALICIOCS, OR fNi.A\vni. INTENT. An affault is any attempt or offer with force and violence to do a corporal hurt to another, whether from malice or wantonnefs ; as by linking at him, or even by holding tip one's fill at him...
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Trial of Robert M. Goodwin: On an Indictment for Manslaughter for Killing ...

Trials (Murder) - 1820 - 192 pages
...towards Mr. Stoughton ; and for this they cite Hatuk. b. Ie 02, l. "It seems that an assault-is an attempt or offer with force and violence, to do...; as by striking at him with, or without a weapon, or presenting a gun at him, at such a distance to which the gun will carry ; or pointing a pitchfork...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 19

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1822
...terms, or by provoking him in taunting or threatening words, gestures, or other acts. 213. AsSAULT,ts an attempt or offer with force and violence to do...; as by striking at him with or without a weapon, presenting a loaded gun or pistol within, the reach of the discharge, pointing a pitchfork within reach,...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 19

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1822
...taunting or threatening words, gestures, or other acts. 213. Ass AU LT, is an attempt or offer reith force and violence to do a corporal hurt to another...; as by striking at him with or without a weapon, presenting a loaded gun or pistol within the reach of the discharge, pointing a pitch fork within reach,...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 19

Great Britain - 1822
...terms, or by provoking him in taunting or threatening words, gestures, or other acts. 213. ASSAULT, is an attempt or offer with force and violence to do a corporal hurt to ariother; as by striking at him with or without a weapon, presenling a loaded gun or pistol within...
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