felo de se


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felo de se

in English law a term used to describe someone who has tried to commit suicide - felonia de se.
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Some of the material from Felo de Se is included in Helsingor Station and Other Departures (most notably the stories "Killachter Meadow" and "Lebensraum") and in the collected fiction and prose, Flotsam and Jetsam.
Forced by necessity to choose one of the "versions" above the others, I have selected those that appear in their "proper context," which generally means in the final versions of the novels, though in the interest of mapping development I have focused on the earliest versions of the stories that appear in Felo de Se.
Her attorneys claimed that Hales did not become a felo de se, or thereby forfeit those goods that otherwise would have gone to his executors, during his lifetime, but only upon his death.