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" God and religion, is that of blasphemy against the Almighty, by denying his being or providence ; or by contumelious reproaches of our Saviour Christ. Whither also may be referred all profane scoffing at the holy scripture, . or exposing it to contempt... "
Critical and miscellaneous essays, by an octogenarian (J. Roche). - Page 1
by James Roche - 1850
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The British Constitution, Or an Epitome of Blackstone's Commentaries on the ...

Sir William BLACKSTONE, Vincent Wanostrocht - Constitutional law - 1823 - 845 pages
...of parliament restored again with some precipitation. IV. The fourth species of offences, therefore, more immediately against God and religion, is that...scripture, or exposing it to contempt and ridicule. These are offences punishable at common law by fine and imprisonment, or other infamous corporal punishment...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another], Volume 4

sir William Blackstone - Law - 1825
...more for the sake of example than private amendment. I V. THE fourth species of offences therefore, more immediately against God and religion, is that...scripture, or exposing it to contempt and ridicule. These are offences punishable at common law by fine and imprisonment, or other infamous corporal punishment...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 4

Sir William Blackstone - 1825
...more for the sake of example than private amendment. IV. THE fourth species of offences therefore, more immediately against God and religion, is that...scripture, . or exposing it to contempt and ridicule. These are offences punishable at common law by fine and imprisonment, or other infamous corporal punishment...
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The practice of courts-martial, also the legal exposition and military ...

William Hough - 1825
...to be punished by the civil magistrate according to law. 1. Explanation.] " This species of offence, against God and religion, is that of blasphemy against...Scripture, or exposing it to contempt and ridicule. These are offences punishable at common law by Jine and imprisonment, or other infamous corporal punishment:...
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The baptist Magazine

1825
...his being or providence ; or, by contumelious reproaches of our Saviour Christ :" — as, also, " by profane scoffing at the holy scripture, or exposing it to contempt and ridicule." To this statement, that profound lawyer, and constitutional writer, adds : " These are offences punishable...
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Discourses on the Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit: Divine Influence, and ...

William Orme - Holy Spirit - 1828 - 275 pages
...inflicted, ought not some alteration to be made in the law ? Blapkstone defines blasphemy to be " ah offence against the Almighty, by denying his being or providence...Scripture, or exposing it to contempt and ridicule. These," he says, "are offences punishable at common law by fine and imprisonment, or other infamous...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books ; with an ..., Volume 4

William Blackstone - Law - 1836
...the ? •" 3 / fa . *,,,-. A.-I -ti land. contumelious reproaches of our Saviour Christ. VV hither also may be referred all profane scoffing at the holy...scripture, or exposing it to contempt and ridicule. These are offences punishable at common law by fine and imprisonment, or other infamous corporal punishment...
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Essays and correspondence, chiefly on Scriptural subjects ..., Volume 2

John Walker - 1838
...iv. C. 4. " Whither also may be referred—[ie to offences more immediately against God and religion] all profane scoffing at the Holy Scripture, or exposing it to contempt and ridicule. These are offences punishable at common law by fine and imprisonment, or other infamous corporal punishment...
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The Bible Christian

1840
...reduced. The learned judge defines blasphemy to be "a denial of the Almighty's being or providence, or contumelious reproaches of our Saviour, Christ. Whither,...Scripture, or exposing it to contempt and ridicule." "These offences," he continues, " are punishable at common law by fine and imprisonment, or other infamous...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In the Order, and Compiled from the ...

William Blackstone, John Bethune Bayly - Law - 1840 - 700 pages
...the Almighty, by denying his being or providence, or by contumelious reproaches of our Saviour, and all profane scoffing at the Holy Scripture, or exposing it to contempt and ridicule, are offences punishable at the common law by fine and imprisonment By 19 Geo. 2, c. 21, (/,) See...
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