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  • He wasn't involved in anything illegal and you have no reason to be concerned about spending any of the money he acquired.

  • It was hard to picture him involved with anything illegal... but why?

  • If only she could believe he wasn't involved in anything illegal.

  • There was nothing illegal going on, simply mysterious.

  • This was a relationship she might want to pursue if he wasn't involved in something illegal.

  • If he was, that made twice she had been attracted by a man who was doing something illegal.

  • And yet, if he was involved in something illegal, they could have nothing together.

  • Either he was sticking his neck out to protect her, or he wasn't involved in anything illegal.

  • I don't know what he's doing, but I think it's something illegal.

  • I haven't done anything illegal and it's his opinion I have no legal responsibility to tell them anything I know about you people.

  • I'll bet he's into something illegal, using the buildings to store lord-knows-what.

  • Shipton may be sleaze of the year, but until he does something illegal, there isn't anything the law can do.

  • I have never done anything illegal.

  • "You know," said Fred, "I suspect this business is illegal as all get out, don't you think?"

  • Now you'll tell me it's illegal for her to breathe the air down there.

  • But I didn't do anything illegal.

  • During the same year, however (according to some, two years later, under Pompey's new law), Scaurus was condemned on a charge of illegal practices when a candidate for the consulship. He went into exile, and nothing further is heard of him.

  • The manner in which it was thus executed may have been sufficient security that its stipulations were not impious or illegal.

  • Distraint on a debtor's corn was forbidden by the Code; not only must the creditor give it back, but his illegal action forfeited his claim altogether.

  • The death penalty was freely awarded for theft and other crimes regarded as coming under that head; for theft involving entrance of palace or temple treasury, for illegal purchase from minor or slave, for selling stolen goods or receiving the same, for common theft in the open (in default of multiple restoration) or receiving the same, for false claim to goods, for kidnapping, for assisting or harbouring fugitive slaves, for detaining or appropriating same, for brigandage, for fraudulent sale of drink, for disorderly conduct of tavern, for delegation of personal service, for misappropriating the levy, for oppression of feudal holders, for causing death of a householder by bad building.

  • In his written defence he now pleaded the king's pardon, but on the 5th of May 1679 it was pronounced illegal by the Commons.

  • Cranmer suggested that if the canonists and the universities should decide that marriage with a deceased brother's widow was illegal, and if it were proved that Catherine had been married to Prince Arthur, her marriage to Henry could be declared null and void by the ordinary ecclesiastical courts.

  • It would seem that, in the intervals of persecution, some rights of property were recognized in the Christian Church and its officers; although the Church was an illegal society.

  • The fact that a voluntary society with limited funds must contest the illegal decisions of local councils, without government support, seems likely to render this portion of the act of 1908 a dead letter.

  • A grant of the precedence enjoyed by the bride's father being held illegal, her husband was in the same year created Viscount Stafford.

  • The result was the passage, in 1887, of the Interstate Commerce Act, which was directed towards the extirpation of illegal and unjust practices in commerce among the states.

  • Milbourn (1867) the defendant had broken his contract to let a lecture-room to the plaintiff, on discovering that the intended lectures were to maintain that "the character of Christ is defective, and his teaching misleading, and that the Bible is no more inspired than any other book," and the court of exchequer held that the publication of such doctrine was blasphemy, and the contract therefore illegal.

  • Hadrian had forbidden circumcision as illegal mutilation: he had also replaced Jerusalem by a city of his own, Aelia Capitolina, and the temple of Yahweh by a temple of Jupiter.

  • A favourite form of tolerance was to grant a permit to the Jews to remain in the state for a limited term of years; their continuance beyond the specified time was illegal and they were therefore subject to sudden banishment.

  • For the same reason the city found itself compelled at first to connive at their illegal representation on 'Change, and then to violate its own rules by permitting them to act as brokers without previously taking up the freedom.

  • Corruption is the frequent concomitant of privilege, and thus the town councils often connived for a price at the presence in their midst of Jews whose admission was illegal.

  • The firman was undoubtedly illegal, as it violated a convention possessing a quasi-international sanction, but the Christians were unable to resist, and the powers abstained from intervention.

  • It exhibits an accurate knowledge of French constitutional history skilfully applied in an attempt to show that an existing actual grievance was not only philosophically unjust but constitutionally illegal.

  • He was continually being fined for allowing his pigs to stray in the street, selling bad meat, letting his house to doubtful characters for illegal purposes, and generally infringing the by-laws respecting weights and measures (extracts from the Ipswich records, printed in the Athenaeum, 1900, i.

  • Oldenbarneveldt perished on the scaffold, and the share which Maurice had in securing the illegal condemnation by a packed court of judges of the aged patriot must ever remain a stain upon his memory.

  • This law came into operation on the 29th of April 1878, and the status of slavery was thenceforth illegal throughout the Portuguese possessions.

  • The traffic in slaves has been repeatedly declared by the Ottoman Porte to be illegal throughout its dominions, and a law for its suppression was published in 1889, but it cannot be said to be extinct, owing to the laxity and too often the complicity of the government officials.

  • In 1870, however, the "vestments" were definitely pronounced illegal by the Privy Council (Hebbert v.

  • By the canon law all resignation bonds were simoniacal, and in 1826 the House of Lords held that all resignation bonds, general or special, were illegal.

  • the decree ordering the demolition of the new castles, most of them little better than robber-strongholds; the decree compelling the great officers of state to suspend their functions during the session of the diet; the decree declaring illegal the new fashion of forming confederations on the Polish model, all of which measures were obviously directed against the tyranny and the lawlessness of the oligarchy.

  • The county assemblies instantly protested against this illegal act, and Francis I.

  • 30 Skerlecz was made Ban, the illegal decrees of Cuvaj revoked, and general elections ordered - the fifth since 1906.

  • He had no sooner left the Transvaal than the -old Lydenburg party, headed by Cornelis Potgieter, landdrost of Lydenburg, protested that the union would be much more beneficial to the Free State than to the people of Lydenburg, and followed this up with the contention lions' that it was illegal for any one to be president of the South African Republic and the Free State at the same time.

  • Its use has been condemned as an illegal ceremony by the ecclesiastical courts.

  • In 1868 Sir Robert Phillimore (Dean of the Arches) pronounced the ceremonial use of incense to be illegal in the suit of Martin v.

  • On the 31st of July 1899 the archbishops decided that the liturgical use of incense was illegal.

  • The motion was lost but the House resolved to bring in a bill for repealing the Corporation Act, and ten years later (March 5) the Grand Committee of Grievances reported to the House its opinion (I) that the rights of the City of London in the election of sheriffs in the year 1682 were invaded and that such invasion was illegal and a grievance, and (2) that the judgment given upon the Quo Warranto against the city was illegal and a grievance.

  • Simultaneously with the issue of this patent the use of wood for melting glass was prohibited, and it was made illegal to import glass from abroad.

  • He spoke against the illegal canons on the 14th of December 1640, and again on the 9th of February 1641 on the occasion of the reception of the London petition, when he argued against episcopacy as constituting a political as well as a religious danger and made a great impression on the House, his name being added immediately to the committee appointed to deal with church affairs.

  • About the same time he published a pamphlet advocating the reform of the Prayer Book, while a tract issued on the 15th of July, Sundry reasons against the new intended Bill for governing and reforming Corporations, was declared illegal, false, scandalous and seditious; Prynne being censured, and only escaping punishment by submission.

  • Arnold died in 1274; the last fact recorded of him is that, in this year, he joined in a successful appeal to the king against the illegal grants which had been made by the mayor, Walter Hervey.

  • There are Anglican churches in Lima and Cuzco, belonging to the diocese of the Bishop of the Falkland Islands; but their existence is illegal and is ignored rather than permitted.

  • Two other members of this distinguished family of the Valerian gens may be mentioned: Marcus Valerius Messalla, father of the preceding, consul in 53 B.C. He was twice accused of illegal practices in connexion with the elections; on the first occasion he was acquitted, in spite of his obvious guilt, through the eloquence of his uncle Quintus Hortensius; on the second he was condemned.

  • He married Hatburg, a daughter of Irwin, count of Merseburg, but as she had taken the veil on the death of a former husband this union was declared illegal by the church, and in 909 he married Matilda, daughter of a Saxon count named Thiederich, and a reputed descendant of the hero Widukind.

  • The courts pronounced the alienation fines illegal.

  • In their report the following measures were recommended: (i.) annulment of the act against promulgating illegal measures; (ii.) abolition of pay, save for the troops in the field and the archons; (iii.) restriction of the franchise to 5000 able to serve "with person and purse"; (iv.) the appointment of a special board to choose the 5000.

  • people understood it, and threw his effective influence into the framing of legislation under which the Federal government is now successfully combating the illegal acts of the powerful trusts.

  • A public demonstration at Dresden in favour of the Frankfort constitution was prohibited as illegal on the 2nd of May 1849.

  • Proceeding to Christiansand in 1804, Hauge set up a printingpress to disseminate his views more widely, but was almost immediately arrested for holding illegal religious meetings, and for insulting the regular clergy in his books, all of which were confiscated; he was also heavily fined.

  • Some of the definitions would apply to the authority of powerful religious bodies in certain periods of history, or of illegal associations, such as the Mafia, which have terrorized the community.

  • The election of a woman as a deputy to the Diet, which took place prematurely through their influence in Bohemia in 1912, was annulled by the governor as illegal.

  • On his return he took strong parliamentary measures against Presbyterians, and consequently, at a provincial synod held at St Andrews in April 1586, he was accused of heresy and excommunicated, but at the next General Assembly the sentence was remitted as illegal.

  • He was seriously alarmed by the king's attacks on the English Church, and refused on two occasions to license the illegal sale of Roman Catholic literature.

  • His responsibility for Edward's illegal "devise" of the crown has been studiously minimized by Cecil himself and by his biographers.

  • The national government, after reserving the mineral lands (1807) and attempting to lease them, concluded in 1847 to sell them, owing to the difficulty of preventing illegal entry and collecting royalties.

  • An action for illegal interference with the property of the subject is not maintainable against officials of the crown or government sued in their official capacity or as an official body.

  • Peck (6 Cranch 87) that such a rescindment as that in the new state constitution was illegal, on the ground that a state cannot pass a law impairing the obligation of contracts; and at an expense of more than four millions of dollars the Federal government ultimately extinguished all claims to the lands.

  • Troup (1780-1856), had proceeded to execute the first treaty, and the legislature declared the second treaty illegal and unconstitutional.

  • As regards parliamentary elections (which may be either the " general election," after a dissolution of parliament, or " byelections," when casual vacancies occur during its continuance), the most important of the amending statutes is the Corrupt and Illegal Practices Act 1883.

  • The governing enactments for England are now the Municipal Corporations Act 1882, part iv., and the Municipal Elections (Corrupt and Illegal Practices) Act 1884, the latter annually renewable.

  • In Scotland the law regulating municipal and other local government elections is now to be found in the Elections (Scotland) (Corrupt and Illegal Practices) Act 1890.

  • Various acts and payments which were previously lawful in the absence of any corrupt bargain or motive are now altogether forbidden under the name of " illegal practices " as distinguished from " corrupt practices."

  • Thus, where the judges who try an election petition report that there has been treating, undue influence, or any illegal practice by the candidate or his election agent, but that it was trivial, unimportant and of a limited character, and contrary to the orders and without the sanction or connivance of the candidate or his election agent, and that the candidate and his election agent took all reasonable means for preventing corrupt and illegal practices, and that the election was otherwise free from such practices on their part, the election will not be avoided.

  • It is his duty to watch the proceedings in the public interest, to issue summonses to witnesses whose evidence is desired by the court, and to prosecute before the election court or elsewhere those persons whom he thinks to have been guilty of corrupt or illegal practices at the election in question.

  • The report of the judges to the speaker is to contain particulars as to illegal practices similar to those previously required as to corrupt practices; and they are to report further whether any candidate has been guilty by his agents of an illegal practice, and whether certificates of indemnity have been given to persons reported guilty of corrupt or illegal practices.

  • The commissioner who tries a petition sends to the High Court a certificate of the result, together with reports as to corrupt and illegal practices, &c., similar to those made to the speaker by the judges who try a parliamentary election petition.

  • The Municipal Elections (Corrupt and Illegal Practices) Act 1884 applied to school board elections subject to certain variations, and has been extended by the Local Government Act 1888 to county council elections, and by the Local Government Act 1894 to elections by parochial electors.

  • When the king acted in an arbitrary and illegal manner he needed the reminder that though he was king over men he was only "God's silly vassal."

  • Three of the four judges allowed the defence of the cardinal to be valid; but it was held that the papal rescript upon which he relied for his extraordinary powers as delegate was illegal under statute; and the lord chief justice decided that the plaintiff could not renounce his natural and civil liberty.

  • They did not, however, renounce all intervention or all profit in the nominations to prelacies, but their intervention was no longer exhibited under the forms which the Hildebrandine party held to be illegal.

  • On the other hand, the council of the cardinals - though, by the strict rules of canonical law, its convocation was absolutely illegal - attained the utmost importance.

  • The labour unions took advantage of this trouble to force Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Colorado and several other states to pass anti-Pinkerton statutes making it illegal to import irresponsible armed men from a distance to quell local disturbances.

  • The hapless and worthless bridegroom had already incurred the hatred of two powerful enemies, the earls of Morton and Glencairn; but the former of these took part with the queen against the forces raised by Murray, Glencairn and others, under the nominal leadership of Hamilton, duke of Chatelherault, on the double plea of danger to the new religion of the country, and of the illegal proceeding by which Darnley had been proclaimed king of Scots without the needful constitutional assent of the estates of the realm.

  • The whole proceedings were illegal, and the illegality was consummated by the prisoners being brought before a special tribunal of 24 judges, nearly all of whom were personal enemies of the accused.

  • A bill was passed by the States-General declaring railway strikes illegal.

  • Gregory sought to protect the monks from episcopal oppression by issuing privilegia, or charters in restraint of abuses, in accordance with which the jurisdiction of the bishops over the monasteries was confined to spiritual matters, all illegal aggressions being strictly prohibited.

  • The London Chamber of Commerce have issued to the British trade a notice that any misleading term in advertising and all attempts at deception are illegal, and offenders are liable under the Merchandise Marks Act 1887.

  • Besides the qualifications required of a presentee by canon law, such as being of the canonical age, and in priest's orders before admission, sufficient learning and proper orthodoxy or morals, the Benefices Act requires that a year shall have elapsed since a transfer of the right of patronage, unless it can be shown that such transfer was not made in view of a probable vacancy; that the presentee has been a deacon for three years; and that he is not unfit for the discharge of his duties by reason of physical or mental infirmity or incapacity, grave pecuniary embarrassment, grave misconduct or neglect of duty in an ecclesiastical office, evil life, or conduct causing grave scandal concerning his moral character since his ordination, or being party to an illegal agreement with regard to the presentation; that notice of the presentation has been given to the parish of the benefice.

  • Coke declared such conference to be illegal, and refused to give an opinion, except in writing, and even then he seems to have said nothing decided.

  • At Coke's request Bacon sent a letter containing the same command to each of the judges, and Coke then obtained their signatures to a paper declaring that the attorney-general's instructions were illegal, and that they were bound to proceed with the case.

  • Soon after he was dismissed from all his offices on the following charges, - the concealment, as attorney-general, of a bond belonging to the king, a charge which could not be proved, illegal interference with the court of chancery and disrespect to the king in the case of commendams. He was also ordered by the council to revise his book of reports, which was said to contain many extravagant opinions (June 1616).

  • Of the thalers, the Vereinsthaler, coined until 1867 in Austria, was by ordinance of the Bundesrat declared illegal tender since the 1St of January 1903.

  • In vain the assembly protested and continued its sittings, going even so far as to forbid the payment of taxes while it was subjected to illegal treatment.

  • In Prussia a majority of the Tipper House and a very large minority of the Lower House (193 to 206) voted for an amendment expressly empowering the police to break up meetings in which anarchistic, socialistic or communistic doctrines were defended in such a manner as to be dangerous to society; the Saxon Conservatives demanded that women at least should be forbidden to attend socialistic meetings, and it remained illegal for any one under twenty-one years of age to be present at a political meeting.

  • Every slave could thereby assert his freedom if he desired to do so, but it was not made illegal for a native to own a slave, and no penalty attached to mere possession in such a case.

  • Slave-dealing and transactions of every kind in slaves were now made illegal.

  • The administrative officers were entrusted with the assessment and acted as arbitrators and referees in case of illegal exactions.

  • The smoking of hashish, though illegal, is indulged in by considerable numbers of people.

  • When magicians made figures of wax representing men whom they desired to injure, this was of course an illegal act like any Dther, and the law stepped in to prevent it: one papyrus that has been preserved records the judicial proceedings taken in 1uch a case in connection with the harem conspiracy against Rameses III.

  • Contents may not be used for any illegal purpose.

  • c. ro) declared all such images illegal.

  • Ridsdale, 1876 (1 P. & D., 316), a metal crucifix on the centre of the chancel screen was declared illegal as being in danger of being used superstitiously, and in the same case pictures or rather coloured reliefs representing the "Stations of the Cross" were ordered to be removed on the ground that they had been erected without a faculty, and were also considered unlawful by Lord Penzance as connected with certain superstitious devotion authorized by the Roman church.

  • He has been described as a "despot under the forms of law"; and it is apparently true that he committed no illegal act.

  • Legists differ as to whether the band was legal or not, but revolutions make their own laws, and the Covenant could not be more illegal than the imposure of the liturgy.

  • As Argyll, in face of all warnings, went to court, he was arrested, and during the session of parliament of January 1661 was tried for treason, and, on the ground of his letters to Monk, was convicted and executed, as was the leading Remonstrant preacher, James Guthrie, accused of holding an illegal conventicle, " tending to disturbance,.

  • He drew up the bill for making parliaments indissoluble except by their own consent, and supported the Grand Remonstrance and the action taken in the Commons against the illegal canons; on the militia question, however, he advocated a joint control by king and parliament.

  • In 1880 the Government of India took preliminary steps in the matter within its own borders; in 1881 the importation of arms and ammunition into Persia was made illegal, but with little effect.

  • In 1900 the consignment of arms and ammunition to the Persian Gulf through Indian ports with or without transhipment was made illegal.

  • In 1895 he defended the workers' right to strike, but in 1903, as head of the Government (1901-5), he crushed a railway strike by rushing a bill through Parliament making illegal a stoppage of work by those engaged in the public and semi-public services.

  • As the erection of wooden buildings was illegal long after 1772, it is only in the suburban districts that they are to be seen.

  • the Parliamentary Elections Act 1868, the Corrupt and Illegal Practices Prevention Act 1883) Sundays and holidays are excluded in reckoning days, and consequently all the Sundays, &c., of a prescribed sequence of days would be eliminated.

  • The treaty, known in history as Jay's Treaty, provided that the north-western posts should be evacuated by the 1st of June 1796, that commissioners should be appointed to settle the north-east and the north-west boundaries, and that the British claims for British debts as well as the American claims for compensation for illegal seizures should be referred to commissioners.

  • The mistake was made of paying very low salaries to the officials, who took this as a justification for illegal exactions.

  • Gaol deliveries were of rare occurrence, even when tardy trial ended in acquittal release was delayed until illegal charges in the way of fees had been satisfied.

  • one illegal impost.

  • In 1762 the Society was suppressed in France; in 1767 it was also declared illegal by Spain, Naples and other Italian powers.

  • The Russian system was now in full swing; domiciliary visits, illegal arrests and banishments, and the suppression of newspapers, were the order of the day.

  • In 1584 were passed the acts called the Black Acts, which made it treason to speak ill of the bishops, declared the king to be supreme in all causes and over all persons, thus subverting the jurisdiction of the church, and made all conventions illegal except those sanctioned by the king.

  • In this there was nothing unusual or illegal, and no objection would at that time have been made to it, but James introduced a certain innovation; he proposed that the opinions of the four judges should be given separately and in private.

  • Some illegal practices of certain chancery officials had been detected and punished by the court itself, and generally there was a disposition to overhaul its affairs, while Coke and Lionel Cranfield, earl of Middlesex (1575-1645) directly attacked some parts of the chancellor's administration.

  • That the practice was common is indeed implied by the terms in which Bacon speaks of it, and it is not improbable that the fact of these gifts being taken by officials was a thing fairly well known, although all were aware of their illegal character, and it was plain that any public exposure of such dealings would be fatal to the individual against whom the charge was made out.

  • At the same time all ancient Welsh laws and customs, which were at variance with the recognized law of England, were now declared illegal, and Cymric land tenure by gavelkind, which had been respected by Edward I., was expressly abolished and its place taken by the ordinary practice of primogeniture.

  • Justinian made the accumulation of arrears (anatocismus) illegal, and fixed the rate at 6%, except for mercantile loans, in which the rate received was 8%.

  • This act was illegal and beyond the attributes of the executive power.

  • The slave trade having in the same year been declared illegal by the British parliament, slaves captured by British vessels in the neighbouring seas were brought to Freetown, and thus the population of the colony grew.

  • Illegal under the Act of Uniformity they seem never to have been.

  • 2 It was not, however, till the ritual revival of the 19th century that their use was at all widely extended in parish churches, The growing custom met with fierce opposition; the law was appealed to, and in 1872 the Privy Council declared altar lights to be illegal (Martin v.

  • The Dutch War, declared on the 17th of March 1672, though the commercial and naval jealousies of Holland had certainly not disappeared in England, was unpopular because of the alliance with France and the attack upon Protestantism, while the king's second declaration of indulgence (15th of March 1672) aroused still further antagonism, was declared illegal by the parliament, and was followed up by the Test Act, which obliged James and Clifford to resign their offices.

  • While "of right," it is not "of course," and is granted only on application to the High Court or a judge thereof, supported by a sworn statement of facts setting up at least a probable case of illegal confinement.

  • the writ was fully established as the appropriate process for checking illegal imprisonment by inferior courts or by public officials.

  • Illegal imprisonment beyond seas renders the offender liable in an action by the injured party to treble costs and damages to the extent of not less than £50o, besides subjecting him to the penalties of praemunire and to other disabilities.

  • It is available to put an end to all forms of illegal detention in public or private custody.

  • In1796-1804he was a commissioner under article 7 of Jay's Treaty of 1794 to determine the claims of American merchants for damage through "irregular or illegal captures or condemnations," and during this time adjusted on behalf of Maryland a claim of the state to stock in the Bank of England.

  • The bondholders' committees, supported by some of the powers concerned, protested against this illegal action.

  • John of Gaunt called a council on the 16th of October to impeach Wykeham on articles which alleged misapplication of the revenues, oppressive fines on the leaders of the free companies, taking bribes for the release of the royal French prisoners, especially of the duke of Bourbon, who helped to make him bishop, failing to send relief to Ponthieu and making illegal profits by buying up crown debts cheap. He was condemned on one only, that of halving a fine of 80 paid by Sir John Grey of Rotherfield for licence to alienate lands, and tampering with the rolls of chancery to conceal the transaction.

  • Under a municipal ordinance another was chosen in December 1848 to succeed it, but the parent government pronounced the election illegal; nevertheless the new organization continued to act, though another was chosen and recognized as legal.

  • Calpurnius Piso, his colleague in the consulship (67), he brought forward a severe law (Lex Acilia Calpurnia) against illegal canvassing at elections.

  • The king now demanded that this document, which he considered illegal, should be delivered up to him for destruction.

  • The resolutions recommended the complete exclusion of foreign war vessels from United States ports and the suppression of illegal trade carried on by foreign merchants under the American flag.

  • These disorders, and especially complaints against the Jerseys as centres of illegal trade, were brought to the attention of King William and his lawyers contended that as only the king could convey powers of government those exercised by the Jersey proprietors, derived as they were from the duke of York, were without sufficient warrant.

  • Corrupt and illegal practices at the election are forbidden by a statute passed in the year 1894, which imposes heavy penalties and disqualifications for the offences which it creates.

  • In the event of an illegal practice, payment, employment or hiring, committed or done inadvertently, relief may be given by the High Court, or by an election court, if the validity of the election is questioned on petition; but unless such relief is given (and it will be observed that it cannot be given for a corrupt as distinguished from an illegal practice), an infringement of the act may void the election altogether.

  • Indeed, this is the only method when it is sought to set aside the election on any of the usual grounds, such as corrupt or illegal practices, or the disqualification of the candidate at the date of election.

  • The law as to corrupt and illegal practices at the election, is also similar, and the election may be questioned by petition in exactly the same way.

  • In 1420 Jacoba fled to England; and there, declaring that her marriage with John of Brabant was illegal, she contracted a marriage with Humphrey, duke of Gloucester, in 1422.

  • The death of the weak John of Brabant (April 1427) freed the countess from her quondam husband; but nevertheless the pope pronounced Jacoba's marriage with Humphrey illegal, and Philip, putting out his full strength, broke down all opposition.

  • At one time Newton's friends had nearly succeeded in getting him appointed provost of King's College, Cambridge, but the college offered a successful resistance on the ground that the appointment would be illegal, as the statutes required that the provost should be in priest's orders.

  • The free-state men framed an excellent anti-slavery constitution at Leavenworth in March - April 1858, but the origins of the convention were illegal and their work was still-born.

  • Having raised every penny that he could procure by legal or illegal means, Richard crossed the Channel, and embarked at Marseilles with a great army on the 7th of August 1190.

  • Ere he had been many months on the throne he divorced his wife, Isabella of Gloucester, alleging that their marriage had been illegal because they were within the prohibited degrees.

  • The maltolt or illegal taxas his subjects called it, provoked the anger of the whole body of merchants in England.

  • Norfolk, who was childless, was forced, to sign a grant by which his lands went to the king after his deatha harsh and illegal proceeding, for he had collateral heirs.

  • The raising of tonnage and poundage without a parliamentary grant was declared illegal.

  • But no solemn act of parliament declared it to be illegal, and in due course of time it would be heard of again.

  • Seven bishops, who presented Trial of a petition asking him to relieve the clergy from the burthen of proclaiming what they believed to be illegal, were brought to trial for publishing a seditious libel.

  • Manchester followed suit; but the meeting arranged for the 9th of August was declared illegal by the magistrates, on the strength of a royal proclamation against seditious meetings issued on the 3oth of July.

  • The Assembly went on to declare that it placed the debts of the crown under the safeguard of the national honour and that all existing taxes, although illegal as having been imposed without the consent of the people, should continue to be paid until the day of dissolution.

  • The bank guarantee law was held to be valid by the United States Supreme Court in 7908 after the attorney-general of the United States had decided that it was illegal.

  • The Bishop of Lincoln" it was decided in 1890 that the singing of the Agnus Dei in English by the choir during the administration of the Holy Communion, provided that the reception of the elements be not delayed till its conclusion, is not illegal in the Church of England.

  • The most severe English statutes against the Roman Catholic laity had never been re-enacted in Ireland, and, in the absence of law, illegal means were taken to enforce uniformity.

  • The Land League having retorted by ordering the tenants to pay no rent, it was declared illegal, " Treaty.

  • The Crimes Act, which had already been relaxed, was altogether suspended, and the proclamation declaring the National League illegal was revoked.

  • In February 1893, on the application of the sheriff of Kerry, an order from Dublin Castle, refusing protection, was pronounced illegal in the Queen's Bench, and persons issuing it were declared liable to criminal prosecution.

  • to regard as enemies of the nation all those who may attempt by illegal means to change the form of the established government."

  • An act of indemnity is a statute passed for the purpose either of relieving persons from disabilities and penalties to which they have rendered themselves liable or to make legal transactions which, when they took place, were illegal.

  • The government was accused of illegal interference with the elections, with the use of the Hungarian arms and language in official documents, and with undue harshness in the censorship of the press.

  • In 1835 the profession of the Christian religion was declared illegal; all worship was to cease, and all religious books were ordered to be given up. By the middle of 1836 all the English missionaries were obliged to leave the island, and for twenty.-five years the most strenuous efforts were made by the queen and her government to suppress all opposition to her commands.

  • deist and therefore hostile to anti-religious masquerades, while uneasy at the absolute authority of the Paris Commune, which aimed at suppressing the State, and at its armed propaganda abroad, Robespierre resumed the struggle against its illegal power, so fatal to the Gironde.

  • Vanquished and imprisoned, he 9th Tb refused to take part in the illegal action proposed midor.~ by the Commune against the Convention.

  • In some cases the king went so far as to levy taxes in what he acknowledged was an illegal manner and excused under the plea of necessity.

  • A law enacted in 1907 made it illegal for breweries to own retail liquor houses, and one of 1909 required all saloons to close from 8 P.M.

  • He wasn't involved in anything illegal and you have no reason to be concerned about spending any of the money he acquired.

  • It was hard to picture him involved with anything illegal... but why?

  • If only she could believe he wasn't involved in anything illegal.

  • There was nothing illegal going on, simply mysterious.

  • Why would a person want to keep their business secret unless it was illegal?

  • This was a relationship she might want to pursue if he wasn't involved in something illegal.

  • If he was, that made twice she had been attracted by a man who was doing something illegal.

  • And yet, if he was involved in something illegal, they could have nothing together.

  • Either he was sticking his neck out to protect her, or he wasn't involved in anything illegal.

  • She still had no proof that anything illegal was going on, except that the man in the black suit was concerned about her presence.

  • I don't know what he's doing, but I think it's something illegal.

  • As for Econ Scrutiny, we're doing nothing remotely illegal and have the blessing of your so-called big names.

  • I haven't done anything illegal and it's his opinion I have no legal responsibility to tell them anything I know about you people.

  • Illegal immigrants taking away our jobs—again, Mr. Dean has a young woman in his employ whom I hope he's checked carefully—she doesn't even speak our language.

  • I'll bet he's into something illegal, using the buildings to store lord-knows-what.

  • Shipton may be sleaze of the year, but until he does something illegal, there isn't anything the law can do.

  • I have never done anything illegal.

  • "You know," said Fred, "I suspect this business is illegal as all get out, don't you think?"

  • Now you'll tell me it's illegal for her to breathe the air down there.

  • But I didn't do anything illegal.

  • Battery is illegal too.

  • We should all abhor the illegal importation of fish because there is a great risk to our existing fish stock. 

  • ISPA members do not condone the use of the Internet for illegal purposes.

  • The company does not condone using illegal software.

  • He was living off of the proceeds of illegal drugs trafficking.

  • abetting quot illegal in the us ' time will stretch.

  • abetting quot illegal in the us ' time will stretch.

  • addictive as many illegal drugs such as heroin and cocaine.

  • affirmative action ' is illegal.

  • I thought India was going to be an illegal alien.

  • amnesty bins will be available for the safe disposal of illegal drugs.

  • amnesty is no need for a common policy on amnesties for illegal immigrants.

  • anti-choice groups relentlessly campaign to make abortion illegal.

  • Contrary, alas, to popular belief, the looting of personal property is illegal under the Hague Rules of Land Warfare.

  • billions in illegal income annually, his only significant source of independent funds not channeled through the United Nations.

  • Thu 22 Jul 2004 blah blah Iraq blah blah death Posted by StopsAtGreen under political Halliburton probed over ' illegal ' trade with Iran.

  • LET -- ' Illegal ' parkers face penalty tickets blitz 2004-01-14 Sense Begins to Prevail?

  • botching the investigation under pressure from Iran over a scandal concerning illegal weapon sales.

  • Bush then bragged about the illegal spying on network prime time television.

  • burgled at some point, your weapons will fall into the illegal market.

  • However, governments in Western Europe have been slow to meet these requirements, making it difficult to distinguish between legal and illegal caviar.

  • The net was also fitted with an illegal top-side chafer which stops immature fish escaping.

  • Our campaigns focus on endangered species, illegal logging, and ozone-depleting chemicals.

  • china doll is now to be deemed illegal.

  • This authority is in place to prevent coercion, pressure or payment for organs, which is illegal in the UK.

  • President Bush Let me just say that these were illegal combatants.

  • congested due to lack of enforcement of illegal parking.

  • Bingham Town Center The Market Place area is severely congested due to lack of enforcement of illegal parking.

  • In 2001, a leading conservationist was jailed but the illegal fishermen he was restraining were released from custody.

  • many conservationists think that reopening the international ivory trade would set off a new wave of illegal elephant killing.

  • conspireso pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiring with others to facilitate illegal entry into the UK.

  • Their efforts would often be thwarted by the army of Excise men who continually hunted for the illegal contraband.

  • Are there any parishioners keeping conventicles (illegal religious meetings) in private houses?

  • It is illegal for a lady to eat chocolates on a public conveyance.

  • Warning: Some illegal calls to the GL library cause the Python interpreter to dump core.

  • In addition, even in areas where numbers were known to be low - hares were being shot to deter illegal hare coursers.

  • I have illegal hare coursers on my land every weekend, what can I do?

  • Whenever you suspect that illegal coursing is taking place on your land contact the Police.

  • The only ban that might be enforceable would be the making of organized competitive coursing illegal.

  • courtroom madness, illegal logging and more.

  • Some English teachers working legally have, however, welcomed the crackdown, saying illegal workers are harming the profession.

  • Both were petty crooks at the illegal end of the jewelry trade at the time of their arrests.

  • cubic meters of illegal wood were seized.

  • Dakota town was illegal with two or such forward-looking information.

  • daylight robbery had some which were illegal.

  • The law therefore sets out in what circumstances it is illegal to make and sell or otherwise deal in unauthorized decoders.

  • decommissioning of illegal weaponry.

  • defenseless air space at corporations, public Wi-Fi hot spots and homes to gain illegal entry to computers.

  • deflection sufficient data to make installation of vertical deflexion devices on public streets illegal.

  • The archeological community is increasingly alarmed as the illegal excavation of antiquities to feed these trade has led to widespread destruction.

  • discrimination in the workplace over sexual preference illegal.

  • Clearly identifiable amnesty bins will be available for the safe disposal of illegal drugs.

  • In cases of illegal distraint, the owner of the goods and the distrainor will be liable for wrongful interference with the goods.

  • No backstage member is to use illegal drugs during an event, either during rigging, during the performance or during the get out.

  • RTE News Hotline opens to blow whistle on illegal dumping A whistleblowers ' telephone hotline opened yesterday to finally catch illegal dumpers red-handed.

  • As a result various quantities of illegal drugs including ecstasy, amphetamine and cannabis were recovered.

  • Eliot spitzer 's light of illegal you in with.

  • Last year there were almost 2,000 illegal encampments on land privately owned by Gypsies - up 40% on the previous year.

  • People in this category will usually be illegal entrants or overstayers.

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