The Insurrection of the Twenty-Third July, 1803 [And the Subsequent Trials. Signed H.B.C.]

The Insurrection of the Twenty-Third July, 1803 [And the Subsequent Trials. Signed H.B.C.]

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1803 edition. Excerpt: ...sense of your own erimes, and a sineere and eontrite endeavour to prevent the eontinuation of those erimes, and of their eonsequenees to your eountry. Here Here the learned and eloquent Judge pronouneed with the most evident impression of humane seeling, and in the usual terms, the solemn sentenee of the law. i He was exeeuted the next day on the Coal-quay, opposite.to his own house. He died with that levity whieh is misnamed settirude, and seemed to have summoned to his aid that modern PbiUsophy whieh having temptxd him to live badly, would not suffer him to die piously. Notwithstanding this eonduct on the seaffold, he was anxious to preserve lise by every saerifiee of his eause and prineiples. On these eondirioiis he offered to diselose all that he knew about the eonspiraey, but Government having been already informed os all that it was possible for him to tell, his offer was rejected; it was wisely determined that he should be made a salutary example of; and that even-handed justiee should not suffer the sedueer to bs f x;mpted slom/ the punishment of the sedueed. ROBERT EMMET Esq, . The trial of Relert Emmet, Esq. whieh has been merely adverted to in the eourse in whieh it took plaee, and Wjs reserved, from its superior importanee, to elose the proeeedings of the Speeial Commission, is now laid before the reader. Monday, Sept. IQtb. Lord Norlury, Baron George, ard Baron Dalv, presiding, Xoiert Eaenel, Esq. was put to the bar. He had been previously arraigned on Wednesday ihe 15th, on an indictment for high treason, the nature of whieh ia explained in the Attorney General's statement. A jury having been sworn, and the prisoner given in eharge, the Right Hon. the Atttorney General addressed the Court and the Jury as follows: Mr. Attorney...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236505603
  • 9781236505606