Games, Gaming, and Gamesters' Law

H. Sweet, 1871 - 109 sivua

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Sivu 74 - every person playing or betting by way of wagering or gaming in any street, road, highway, or other open and public place, or in any open place to which the public have or are permitted to have access, at or with any table or instrument of gaming, or any coin, card, token or other article used as an instrument or means of such wagering or gaming at any game or pretended game of chance, shall be deemed a rogue and vagabond within the true intent and meaning of 5 Geo.
Sivu 64 - ... won upon any wager, or which shall have been deposited in the hands of any person to abide the event on which any wager shall have been made: Provided always, that this enactment shall not be deemed to apply to any subscription or contribution, or agreement to subscribe or contribute, for or towards any plate, prize, or sum of money to be awarded to the winner or winners of any lawful game, sport, pastime or exercise.
Sivu 49 - I was witness of, the King sitting and toying with his concubines, Portsmouth, Cleveland, and Mazarine, etc., a French boy singing love songs, in that glorious gallery, whilst about twenty of the great courtiers and other dissolute persons were at basset round a large table, a bank of at least ¿2,000 in gold before them; upon which two gentlemen who were with me made reflections with astonishment. Six days after was all in the dust...
Sivu 60 - ... shall be deemed a rogue and vagabond, within the true intent and meaning of this Act; and it shall be lawful for any Justice of the Peace to commit such offender (being thereof convicted before him by the confession of such offender, or by the evidence on oath of one or more credible witness or witnesses) to the House of Correction...
Sivu 60 - ... every person pretending or professing to tell fortunes, or using any subtle craft, means or device, by palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose on any of His Majesty's
Sivu 90 - ... advowsons, presentations to livings, " plate, jewels, ships, goods or other things by way of " lottery, or by lots, tickets, numbers or figures, cards, or
Sivu 34 - ... sons that went to the same school. Afterwards John took a trip to the university, and got a degree and orders. He, in process of time, upon some occasion, comes for London in a tattered gown. One day a gentleman that had gone to school with him meets him, and knew him. ' Jack,' saith the gentleman, 'I am glad to see thee; how do'st do?
Sivu 60 - Device, by Palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose on any of His Majesty's Subjects; every Person wandering abroad and lodging in any Barn or Outhouse, or in any deserted or unoccupied Building, or in the Open Air, or under a Tent, or in any Cart or Wagon, not having any visible Means of Subsistence, and not giving a Good Account of himself or herself...
Sivu 47 - ... thereof to the informer, and the remaining two-thirds to the use of the poor of the parish where such offence shall be committed...
Sivu 19 - ... your present parliament assembled, That where by reason of divers sundry licences heretofore granted to divers persons, as well within the city of London and the suburbs of the same, as also in divers other places within your...

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