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" ... may be a moral madness, ie a misapplication of the understanding, in all self-murderers : but this sort of madness does not come under the cognizance of a Jury ; the question with them being, not whether the understanding was misapplied, but whether... "
A clergyman's defence of himself, for refusing to use the Office for the ... - Page 15
by Arthur Philip Perceval - 1833 - 17 pages
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 5

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1816
...The best rule for the junto guide themselves in such cases is, to judge whether the signs ofmadness that are now pretended would avail to acquit the same...as a plea for acquitting him of murdering himself." I must observe that I do net pledge myself for the truth of the assertion relative to the coroner's...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 5

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1816
...The best rule for the jury to guide themselves in such cases is, to judge whether the signs ofmadness that are now pretended would avail to acquit the same...another man ; if not, there is no reason why they should he urged as a plea for acquitting him of murdering himself." I must observe that I do not pledge myself...
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A Rational Illustration of the Book of Common Prayer of the Church of ...

Charles Wheatly - 1819 - 531 pages
...whether the understanding was misapplied, but whether there was any understanding at all. In short, the best rule for a Jury to guide themselves by in...as a plea for acquitting him of murdering himself. But this is a little wide from my subject: however, it may be of use to shew, what little heed is to...
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The Church Magazine, Volumes 3-4

Great Britain - 1841
...whether the understanding was misapplied, but. whether there was any understanding at all. In short, the best rule for a jury to guide themselves by in...as a plea for acquitting him of murdering himself. But this is a little wide from my subject ; however, it may be of use to show what little heed is to...
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A Rational Illustration of the Book of Common Prayer of the Church of ...

Charles Wheatly - Anglican Communion - 1848 - 532 pages
...whether the understanding was misapplied, but whether there was any understanding at all. In short, the best rule for a jury to guide themselves by in...as a plea for acquitting him of murdering himself. But this is a little wide from my subject : however, it may be of use to shew, what little heed is...
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The Journal of Psychological Medicine and Mental Pathology, Volume 12

1859
...whether the understanding was mitapplicd, but whether there TU any understanding at all. In short, the best, rule for a jury to guide themselves by in...another man ; if not, there is no reason why they should DC urged as a plea for acquitting him of murdering himself. But this is a little wide from my subject....
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A Practical Treatise on the Office and Duties of Coroners: In Ontario and ...

William Fuller Alves Boys - Coroners - 1905 - 591 pages
...the coroner's jury should judge whether the signs of madness in the person who takes his own life, would avail to acquit the same person of murdering...as a plea for acquitting him of murdering himself. 1 1 Hawk. PC. c. 27. s. 4. 1 Moor. 754 : 1 Hawk. PC. c. 27. s. 6. •2 Hawk. PC. c. 27. s. 6 •HPC...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 5

1816
...The best rule for the jury to guide themselves in such cases is, to judge whether the signs ofmadness that are now pretended would avail to acquit the same...another man ; if not, there is no reason why they Christian burial, &c.) is to be only offered should be urged as a plea for acquitting to those who...
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