And he gives as a crowning instance that he exposed himself to the hatred of the informer Cyprianus by preventing the punishment of Albinus, a man of consular rank.
A like ghostly informer figures in Brittany folklore.
To obtain convictions the evidence of an informer was wanted, and the person selected was James Carey, a member of the Dublin Corporation and a chief contriver of the murders.
Evidence was given by an informer that, while at Shaftesbury's hiding-place in Wapping, Russell had joined in the proposal to seize the king's guard, a charge indignantly denied by him in his farewell paper, and that he was one of a committee of six appointed to prepare the scheme for an insurrection.
In September 1797 the government learnt from the informer MacNally that Lord Edward was among those directing the conspiracy of the United Irishmen, which was now quickly maturing.
It was probably abhorrence of such measures that converted Thomas Reynolds from a conspirator to an informer; at all events, by him and several others the authorities were kept posted in what was going on, though lack of evidence producible in court delayed the arrest of the ringleaders.
24); he maintains the cause of the oppressed provinces of Spain and Africa; and he exposes the iniquities of the informer Regulus, the only living man whom he attacks in his Letters, going so far as to denounce him as omnium bipedum nequissimus (i.
Hearsay evidence and the testimony of the perjured informer Lord Howard, whom Sidney had been instrumental in introducing to his friends, were first produced.
As the cult of the Phytalidae sank into insignificance beside the greater mysteries, the term sycophant survived in popular language in the sense of an informer or denouncer, whose charges deserved but little consideration.
WILLIAM BEDLOE (1650-1680), English informer, was born at Chepstow on the 10th of April 1650.
His pupil Quintilian calls him the greatest orator he had ever known; but he disgraced his talents by acting as public informer against some of the most distinguished personages in Rome.
Although the word delator itself, for "common informer," is confined to imperial times, the right of public accusation had long been in existence.
In 1691, desiring to compromise Halifax, he discredited himself by the patronage of an informer named Fuller, soon proved an impostor.
The proceedings of the conspirators at Hamburg were made known to the government in London by an informer, Samuel Turner.
The conspiracy was honeycombed with treachery, and it was long a matter of dispute to whose information the government were indebted for Fitzgerald's arrest; but it is no longer open to doubt that the secret of his hiding place was disclosed by a Catholic barrister named Magan, to whom the stipulated reward was ultimately paid through Francis Higgins, another informer.
avKoc/avr1]s), in ancient Greece the counterpart of the Roman delator, a public informer.
He was, in fact, informed of every detail, through Fulvia, the mistress of Curius, one of the plotters,who was himself soon persuaded to turn informer.
Of course that is not to say that every detail of the use of a participating informer should be released.
The bizarre rivalry between the two women had led Hamilton to turn police informer.
Rashleigh, who has become an informer, is killed by Rob Roy during an attempt on Frank's life.
I now know that he has been a paid informer for many years.
David Nagle was betrayed by an informer and arrested near Cork City in July, 1823.
Strathclyde Police has always denied McGraw was a registered police informer.
He knew quite well that Mohammad Mansour, a security police informer, was recording my sermons from the bathroom in the mosque.
Stealing from a fellow thief, turning state informer and a host of other offenses were punished by execution.
informer's fee from the BIR.
informer for Serb police, on plans to murder Albanians and commit atrocities that could be blamed on the KLA.
In order to remove a summary conviction, it was necessary to serve notice both on the convicting magistrate and on the informer.
Albanian informer for Serb police, on plans to murder Albanians and commit atrocities that could be blamed on the KLA.
Yet another says the original tip-off did not come from an MI5 informer, but from someone who phoned the Met's antiterrorist hotline.
With best wishes yours sincerely David Parry Acknowledgment: an informer with inside information.
The penalty for corrupt resigning or exchanging of a benefice with cure of souls is that the giver as well as the taker shall lose double the value of the sum so given or taken, half the sum to go to the crown and half to a common informer.
Yet another says the original tip-off did not come from an MI5 informer, but from someone who phoned the Met 's antiterrorist hotline.
With best wishes Yours sincerely David Parry Acknowledgment: an informer with inside information.
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Game Informer's biggest compliment was the balance board.
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