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" Columbia, laborer, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil... "
A Treatise on Criminal Pleading: With Precedents of Indictments, Special ... - Page 624
by Thomas Starkie - 1814 - 803 pages
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The Construction of Homosexuality

David F. Greenberg - History - 1990 - 635 pages
...indictment for attempted sodomy in Baltimore County, Maryland in 1810 described the defendant as "not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and...seduced by the instigation of the Devil . . .," and characterized the offense as displeasing to Almighty God as well as being in violation of an act of...
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The Refiner's Fire: The Making of Mormon Cosmology, 1644-1844

John L. Brooke - History - 1996 - 421 pages
...work, and particularly evident in official pronouncements, which charged the accused with "not having the fear of God before his eyes but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the Devil." Similar formulas appear in criminal confessions. Herman Rosencrantz, hanged for counterfeiting...
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Collected Ghost Stories

Montague Rhodes James - Fiction - 1992 - 352 pages
...thy hand (which he did). Then the indictment was read, which set forth that the prisoner 'not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil, upon the 1 5th day of May, in the 36th year of our sovereign lord King Charles the Second,...
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Frame Structures: Early Poems, 1974-1979

Susan Howe - Poetry - 1996 - 122 pages
...documents when he was writing Mount Hope: A New England Chronicle (1959). ". . .James d'Wolf, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the Devil. . .did feloniously, willfully and of his malice aforethought, with his hands clinch and...
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The Civil War and Yadkin County, North Carolina: A History : with ...

Frances Harding Casstevens - History - 1997 - 298 pages
...day and year aforesaid, the said Jesse Dobbins of and in the County and State aforesaid, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil, with force and arms in and upon the said James West in the peace of God and of the said...
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This Rash Act: Suicide Across the Life Cycle in the Victorian City

Victor Bailey - Social Science - 1998 - 349 pages
...mind), as distinct from one of felo de se (self-murder), which found the suicide guilty of "not having the fear of God before his eyes but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the Devil." 14. I am not competent to the task of evaluating the main texts in the psychology of...
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New York Field Codes 1850-1865

New York (State). Commissioners of the Code, David Dudley Field - Law - 1998 - 3634 pages
...Jones, late of the first ward of the city of Hudson, in the county of Columbia, laborer, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil, on the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty...
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John Marshall: Definer of a Nation

Jean Edward Smith - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 800 pages
...Blennerhasset's Island on December 10, 1806. It charged that on that day, the former vice president, not having the fear of God before his eyes . . . but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil, wickedly devising and intending the peace and tranquility of the United States to disturb;...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts Historical Society - Archaeology - 1908
...Jefferson and Commonwealth of Virginia aforesaid, and within the Jurisdiction of this Court, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced bj the instigations of the Devil, did maliciously, wilfully and feloniously, coospire with certain...
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Melancholy Accidents: The Meaning of Violence in Post-famine Ireland

Carolyn Conley - History - 1999 - 249 pages
...courts acknowledged the role of the supernatural. Indictments often included the phrase "not having the fear of God before his eyes but being moved and seduced by the Instigation of the devil." Religion was not necessarily a deterrent to violence however. In one case, a drunk man...
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