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TRAITOROUSLY, pleadings. This is a technical word, which is essential in an indictment for treason in order to charge the crime, and which cannot be supplied by any other word, or any kind of circumlocution. Having been well laid in the statement of the treason itself, it is not necessary to state every overt act to have been traitorously committed. Vide Bac. Ab. Indictment, G 1; Com. Dig. Indictment, G. 6; Hawk. B. 2, c. 25, s. 55; 1 East's P. C. 115; 2 Hale, 172, 184; 4 Bl. Com. 307; 8 Inst. 15; Cro. C. C. 87; Carth. 319; 2 Salk. 683; 4 Harg. St. Tr. 701; 2 Ld. Raym. 870; Comb. 259; 2 Chit. Cr. Law, 104, note (b).

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On January 6th, 1649 the purged House of Commons, without waiting for the equivocating House of Lords, passed an 'Act' to establish a High Court of Justice 'to the end that no chief officer or magistrate may hereafter presume traitorously or maliciously to imagine or continue the enslaving or destroying of the English nation, and expect impunity for so doing.
Writing traitorously feeds on these corpses, exploits them, as the parasitic bocor does the worker zombie.
Welch never addresses the most damning claim of the swift boat vets, that Kerry behaved traitorously after returning from Vietnam.
He is just a showman who was thrown off the BBC chat show for his racist remarks so he sought some publicity for himself in traitorously turning his back on his former party and joining UKIP when he saw we were gaining some successes in the polls.
Tarpeia, daughter of Spurius Tarpeius, governor of the citadel on the Capitoline Hill, traitorously opened the gates to the Sabines for the "ornaments on their arms.
ceremonially arrayed") body, the terms of this self-condemnation suggest a further understanding: that even before Bolingbroke gained ascendancy, Richard had traitorously become the play's "first rebel" and therefore an analogue to Lucifer, "the graunde captayne and father of all rebels," according to the Homilie against Disobedience.
It accused Karuna, ''instigated by some malicious elements opposed to the liberation struggle, acting traitorously to the Tamil people and the LTTE leadership,'' of planning to secede from the organization.
did maliciously and traitorously attempt to assist the Emperor of Germany, a public enemy then and now at war with His Majesty the King, by counselling, assisting and inciting one Ernest Edward Gerard Hedenstrom of Wetaskiwin, aforesaid, to sell .
The Queen Mum has her detractors - who traitorously claim she's an expensive, self-indulgent old lady who's kept alive on gin and Dubonnet - but in the main she's regarded a bit like Father Christmas, a twinkling old dear who just goes on and on, spreading goodness and bonhomie in all directions.
The new title affords a decided contrast to the simple summary in the 1563 title: "The conversation of Master William Tyndale and his first occasion of his departure out of this realm of England, and how traitorously he was taken and brought into the hands of God's enemies.
Socrates bemoaned the lack of respect for learning in the younger generation in ancient Greece; and Shakespeare wrote, "Thou hast most traitorously corrupted the youth of the realm in erecting a grammar school.
One of these versions, known as the new revised standard version (nrsv) (such a traitorously unfaithful version is not entitled to the dignity of an acronym in upper case letters), is the one at present being inflicted on the faithful in Canada.