Traitorously


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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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And how can he, even in his pride for both the completed project and the construction abilities of his men, so forget that the bridge is an enemy facility that he traitorously attempts to prevent its destruction?"
Before his domination of the role, and in a time when the prevailing moral, cultural and intellectual climate was one of white supremacy, Aboriginal trackers were complicit in the colonial mission as they traitorously policed their own people, and this sinister role was usually performed by a sideline character in the film's narrative, a kind of 'Man Friday' for the intrepid white man.
(127) The Traitorous Eight Traitorously Leave Shockley Semiconductor, PBS, http://www.pbs.org/transistor/albuml/eight/index.html (last visited Oct.
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.
73) explains in a footnote that 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." The soldiers crushed her to death with their shields, saying that these were the ornaments they had promised her.
While referring immediately to his improvised demonic ritual of "undecking" his "pompous" (i.e., "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.
(115) He was convicted of "maliciously, willfully and traitorously" conspiring to "injure the health and destroy the lives" of POWs in violation of the laws of war.
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 ...