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" By this means, in all cases of civil insolvency, without a pardon from his creditor, he is to be imprisoned for life ; and thus a miserable, mistaken invention of artificial science operates to change a civil into a criminal judgment, and to scourge misfortune... "
The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ... - Page 32
1788
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A Speech of Edmund Burke, Esq. at the Guildhall, in Bristol: Previous to the ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1780 - 68 pages
...for its fault was its being, in the remedial part, miferably defective, There are two capital faults in our law with relation to civil debts. One is, that...creditor, he is to be imprifoned for life :<— and thus a C 3 miferabk iriiferable miftaken invention of artificial fcience, operates to change a civil into...
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Annual Register, Volume 23

History - 1781
...One is, that every man is prefumed folvenr. A prefumption, in innumerable cafes, directly ķigainķi truth. Therefore the debtor is ordered, on a fuppofition...to be imprifoned for life: — and thus a miferable miitaken invention of artificial fcience, operates to change a civil into a criminal judgment, and...
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Annual Register, Volume 23

Edmund Burke - History - 1788
...civil debts. One is, that every man is prefumed folvent. A prefumption, in innumerable cafes, direftly againft truth. Therefore the debtor is ordered, on...change a civil into a criminal judgment, and to fcourge miffortune or indifcretion with a puFrom whence it is evident that the Bafcuenfe is totally different...
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The Manual of Liberty: Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Liberty - 1795 - 406 pages
...in innumerable cases, directly against the truth. Therefore the debtor is ordered, on a supposition of ability and fraud, to be coerced his liberty until he makes payment* By this means, in all cases of civil insolvency, without a pardon from his creditor, he is to be imprisoned for life :—and...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Maxims - 1798 - 499 pages
...prcfumption, in innumerable, cafes, directly againft truth. Therefore the debtor is ordered, on a fuppofitipn of ability and fraud, to be coerced his liberty until...makes payment. By this means, in all cafes of civil infblvency without a pardon from his creditor, he is to be imprifoned for life : — and thus a miferable...
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The life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and impartial account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800
...presumption, in innumerable cases, dire&ly against truth. Therefore the debtor is ordered, on a supposition of ability and fraud, to be coerced his liberty until he makes payment. By this means, in all cases of civil insolvency, without a pardon from his creditor, he is to be imprisoned for life. And...
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The History of the Reign of George III.: To the Termination of the ..., Volume 4

Robert Bisset - Great Britain - 1803
...folvent; a prefumption, jn innumerable cafes, directly again ft truth ; therefore the debtor is orderedi on a fuppofition of ability and fraud, to be coerced...until he makes payment. By this means, in all cafes of c.ivij infolvency, without a parion from his creditors, he is to be imprjfoned frr life; and thus a...
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Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1804
...presumption, in innumerable cases, directly against truth. Therefore the debtor is ordered, on a supposition of ability and fraud, to be coerced his liberty until he makes payment. By this means, in all cases of civil insolvency, without a pardon from his creditor, he is to be imprisoned for life : —...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with characters, from ...

Edmund Burke - 1804
...presumption, in innumerable cases, directly agamst truth. Therefore the debtor is ordered, on a supposition of ability and fraud, to be coerced his liberty until he makes payment. By this means, in all cases of civil insolvency, without a pardon from his creditor, he is to be imprisoned for life : —...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 3

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1807
...presumption, in innumerable cases, directly against truth. Therefore the debtor is ordered, on a supposition of ability and -fraud, to be coerced his liberty until he makes payment. By this means, in all cases of civil insolvency, without a pardon from his creditor, he is to be imprisoned for life: —...
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