Classics of the Bar: Stories of the World's Great Jury Trials and a Compilation of Forensic Masterpieces, Volume 2

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Classic Publishing Company, 1917
 

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Pagina 31 - We heard him say, I will destroy this temple that is made with hands, and within three days I will build another made without hands.
Pagina 26 - Then assembled together the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, unto the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas, 4. And consulted that they might take Jesus by subtilty, and kill him. 5. But they said, Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar among the people.
Pagina 159 - Especially in a case exciting so much attention as this, discovery must come, and will come, sooner or later. A thousand eyes turn at once 158 to explore every man, every thing, every circumstance connected with the time and place; a thousand ears catch every whisper; a thousand excited minds intensely dwell on the scene, shedding all their light, and ready to kindle the slightest circumstance into a blaze of discovery.
Pagina 31 - And said. This fellow said, I am able to destroy the temple of God, and to build it in three days.
Pagina 32 - And they that passed by reviled him, wagging their heads, And saying, Thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest it in three days, save thyself. If thou be the Son of God, come down from the cross.
Pagina 20 - At the mouth of two witnesses, or three witnesses, shall he that is worthy of death be put to death; but at the mouth of one witness he shall not be put to death.
Pagina 241 - A man's dog stands by him in prosperity and in poverty, in health and in sickness. He will sleep on the cold ground, where the wintry winds blow and the snow drives fiercely, if only he may be near his master's side.
Pagina 75 - Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure: Rich the treasure, Sweet the pleasure, Sweet is pleasure after pain. Soothed with the sound, the king grew vain; Fought all his battles o'er again, And thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the slain!
Pagina 155 - I am little accustomed, gentlemen, to the part which I am now attempting to perform. Hardly more than once or twice has it happened to me to be concerned, on the side of the government, in any criminal prosecution whatever; and never, until the present occasion, in any case affecting life. " But 1 very much regret that it should have been thought necessary to suggest to you that I am brought here to ' hurry you against the law, and beyond the evidence.
Pagina 37 - To whom I answered, It is not the manner of the Romans to deliver any man to die, before that he which is accused have the accusers face to face, and have licence to answer for himself concerning the crime laid against him.

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