The Fatal Effects of Gambling Exemplified in the Murder of W. W., and the Trial and Fate of J. Thurtell, ... and His Accomplices; with Biographical Sketches of the Parties Concerned ... To which is Added, the Gamblers Scourge: a Complete Exposé of the Whole System of Gambling in the Metropolis ... Illustrated, Etc
T. Kelly, 1824 - 512 sivua
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addressed affidavit afterwards answer appeared arrived asked attended believe blood body brought called chaise charge circumstances clothes committed common conduct confession consequence considerable convicted cottage course Court crime deceased defendants desire door doubt effect entered evidence examined fact feelings five four Friday gave gentlemen give given ground guilty hand heard horse hour Hunt indictment John Thurtell Judge Jury Justice keep knew learned lived London looked Lord lost magistrates means mind morning murder nature never night Noyes o'clock observed occasion officer parties passed persons pistol play pond pounds present prisoner Probert proceeded produced proved question received respect returned sack seen side soon statement Sunday taken tell thing Thomas Thurtell thought told took trial turned Weare whole wish witness
Sivu 235 - Jennings, that several of his friends advised him to plead guilty, and throw himself on the mercy of the court.
Sivu 232 - Barbarous father, your cruelty in having put it out of my power ever to join my fate to that of the only man I could love, and tyrannically insisting upon my marrying one whom I always hated, has made me form a resolution to put an end to an existence which is become a burden to me.
Sivu 296 - That you be carried from hence to the place from whence you came, and from thence to the place of execution, and there to be hanged by the neck till you are dead ; and may the Lord have mercy on your soul...
Sivu 157 - Thurtell searched the deceased's pockets, and found a pocket-book containing three five pound notes, a memorandum book, and some silver. John Thurtell said, "This is all he has got, I took the watch and purse when I killed him.
Sivu 234 - Pray, Sir, what time in the evening was it ?" — " It was just setting in to be dark."— " The time confirms my suspicions !" Mr. Brunell then informed the gentleman that he had a waiter, one John Jennings, who had, of late, been so very full of money...
Sivu 306 - And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent; because he hath appointed a day in which he will judge the world in righteousness, by that man whom he hath ordained : whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.
Sivu 306 - That it may please thee to defend, and provide for, the fatherless children, and widows, and all that are desolate and oppressed ; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
Sivu 395 - But, taken in any light, it is an offence of the most alarming nature ; tending by necessary consequence to promote public idleness, theft, and debauchery among those of a lower class ; and, among persons of a superior rank, it hath frequently been attended with the sudden ruin and desolation of antient and opulent families, an abandoned prostitution of every principle of honour and virtue, and too often hath ended in self-murder.