The Trial and Life of Eugene Aram; Several of His Letters and Poems, and His Plan and Specimens of an Anglo-Celtic Lexicon with Copious Notes and Illustrations, an an Engraved Fac-Simile of the Handwriting of This Very Ingenious But

The Trial and Life of Eugene Aram; Several of His Letters and Poems, and His Plan and Specimens of an Anglo-Celtic Lexicon with Copious Notes and Illustrations, an an Engraved Fac-Simile of the Handwriting of This Very Ingenious But

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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. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ... done soon, Houseman will prevent her. She likewise knows that Terry's wife had some velvet; and, if she will, can testify it: she deserves not the regard of the town if she will not. That part of Houseman's evidence wherein he said I threatened him, was absolutely false; for what hindered him, when I was so long absent and far distant? I must needs observe another thing to be perjury in Houseman's evidence, in which he said he went home from Clark; whereas he went straight to my house, as my wife can testify, if I be not believed. EUGENE ARAM. Eugene Aram submitted to his sentence with all that stoicism which was the characteristic of his life: The morning after he was condemned, he was visited by two clergymen, (who had a licence from the Judge to attend him) and in the course of conversation he told them " He suspected Clark of having an unlawful "commerce with his wife;" "But supposing that had "been the case, had you a right to murder the man?" was then asked--to which he replied--" Sir, I had "as much right to do so, as George the First had to "do it, for the same reason, to Count Koningsmark." Charles J olm, Count Koningsmark, was born at Dresden, in Saxony, in 1655. He had served in the army both in France and Italy before he came to England, where his handsome person and genteel address con After this, "Pray" says Aram, "what became of "Clark's body, if Houseman went home (as he said made him acceptable to the ladies. He sought in marriage the Lady Elizabeth, the only surviving daughter and sole heiress of Joceline Percy, the 11th and last Earl of Northumberland of the ancient line of the Percies, a family equally famous for their valour, their turbulence, and their immense...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • English
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  • 1236637275
  • 9781236637277