The Bristol riots, their causes, progress, and consequences. By a citizen [J. Eagles.].

Cadell, 1832 - 403 sivua

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Sivu 246 - have you anything to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon you ? " " My lord," he replied, " I can say nothing to prevent it.
Sivu 218 - Our sovereign lord the king chargeth and commandeth all persons, being assembled, immediately to disperse themselves, and peaceably to depart to their habitations, or to their lawful business, upon the pains contained in the act made in the first year of king George, for preventing tumults and riotous assemblies. God save the king.
Sivu 218 - ... that if any persons, to the number of twelve or more, being unlawfully, riotously, and tumultuously assembled together, to the disturbance of the public peace...
Sivu 215 - ... all events, the assistance given by men who act in subordination and concert with the civil Magistrate will be more effectual to attain the object proposed, than any efforts, however well intended, of separated and disunited individuals. But if the occasion demands immediate action, and no opportunity is given for procuring the advice or sanction of the Magistrate, it is the duty of every subject to act for himself, and upon his own responsibility, in suppressing a riotous and tumultuous assembly...
Sivu 219 - Branch thereof, whether the same or any of them respectively shall then be in the Possession of the Offender, or in the Possession of any other Person, with Intent thereby to injure or defraud any Person, every such Offender shall be guilty of Felony, and, being convicted thereof, shall suffer Death as a Felon.
Sivu 219 - ... aiding, or abetting such offender, shall be guilty of felony, and, being convicted thereof, shall suffer death as a felon.
Sivu 152 - They have set fire upon thy holy places, and have defiled the dwelling-place of thy name, even unto the ground. 9 Yea, they said in their hearts, Let us make havock of them altogether: Thus have they burnt up all the houses of God in the land.
Sivu 216 - Magistrate, so also is the other ; — if the one may interfere for that purpose, when the occasion demands it, without the requisition of the Magistrate, so may the other too ; — if the one may employ arms for that purpose, when arms are necessary, the soldier may do the same.
Sivu 191 - Brereton's statement, that they seemed to be peaceably inclined, and that he expected, if they were left to themselves, the city would be quiet ; the military therefore continued merely to patrol the streets, and, with the exception of one short conflict, during which one of the rioters was shot by a soldier of the 14th, it is believed there was no disturbance until the morning.
Sivu 192 - Magistrates not only could not authorise him to do so, but directed it not to be done, saying that the military had been sent down for the protection of the city, and that the persons and property of Jhe inhabitants could not be protected without them.

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