Felo sentence example

felo
  • The lord high almoner is an ecclesiastical officer, usually a bishop, who had the rights to the forfeiture of all deodands and the goods of a felo de se, for distribution among the poor.
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  • The war had hardly begun when Sumner put forward his theory of reconstruction: that the seceded states by their own act had " become felo de se," had " committed state suicide," and that their status and the conditions of their readmission to membership in the Union lay absolutely at the determination of Congress, as if they were Territories and had never been states.
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