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" 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 subjects... "
An Analysis Of, and Digested Index to the Criminal Statutes, Alphabetically ... - Page 185
by William Robinson - 1829 - 215 pages
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The Practice of the Law in All Its Departments: With a View of ..., Volume 1

Joseph Chitty - Civil procedure - 1833
...offences hereinbefore mentioned, after having been convicted as an idle and disorderly person ;" 2. " Every person pretending or professing to tell fortunes,...deceive and impose on any of his majesty's subjects ;" 3. " Every person wandering abroad and lodging in any barn pr outhouse, or in any deserted or unoccupied...
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Summary of the Criminal Law

Henry John Stephen - Criminal law - 1834 - 506 pages
...convicted as idle and disorderly persons, and again committing the like offence — persons pretending to tell fortunes or using any subtle craft, means or device, by palmistry or otherwise, to impose on any of his majesty's subjects — wanderers abroad, lodging in barns or deserted buildings,...
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The Law-dictionary, Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present ..., Volume 1

Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins - Law - 1835
...their good behaviour. And a subsequent stat. S G. 4. c. 83. § 4. punishes as rogues and vagabonds " every person pretending or professing to tell fortunes,...palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose on any one." See 4 Comm. 6'0. CONQUEST, conquest/us.^ The feodal terms for purchase. As to countries granted...
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The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer, Volume 3

Richard Burn - Justices of the peace - 1836
...recited shall be, and the same is hereby repealed. By .5 G. 4. c. 83. §<t., all persons pretending to tell fortunes, or using any subtle craft, means,...deceive and impose on any of his majesty's subjects ; and persons wandering abroad and lodging in any barn or outhouse, or in any deserted or unoccupied...
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Dickinson's Guide to the Quarter Sessions and Other Sessions of the Peace ...

William Dickinson - Criminal law - 1841 - 1110 pages
...the offences hereinbefore mentioned, after having been convicted as an idle and disorderly person. 2. Every person pretending or professing to tell fortunes,...palmistry, or otherwise, to deceive and impose on any of her majesty's subjects. 3. Every person wandering abroad, or lodging in any barn or outhouse, or in...
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The Monthly magazine, Volumes 54-56

Monthly literary register - 1822
...persons not being authorized by law ; all persons pretending to be gipsies ; ail prisons pretending to tell fortunes, or using any subtle craft, means or device, by ]«Juibtry or otherwise, to deceive and impose on any of liis Majesly's subjects, or playing or bettiag...
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A Practical Treatise on the Laws Relating to the Church and the Clergy

Henry William Cripps - Clergy - 1845 - 790 pages
...judgments. And all such would now probably be included under the definition of rogues and vagabonds ; for every person pretending or professing to tell fortunes,...palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose on any of her majesty's subjects, may be committed to the house of correction as a rogue and vagabond by any...
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Dickinson's Guide to the Quarter Sessions: And Other Sessions of the Peace

William Dickinson, Thomas Noon Talfourd - Court rules - 1845 - 1157 pages
...the offences hereinbefore mentioned, after having been convicted as an idle and disorderly person. 2. Every person pretending or professing to tell fortunes,...palmistry, or otherwise, to deceive and impose on any of her majesty's subjects. 3. Every person wandering abroad, or lodging in any barn or outi house, or...
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Parliamentary Papers, Volume 45

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - Bills, Legislative - 1848
...possessor thereof, or of his or her representatives ; every person pretending to be a dealer in obeah ; every person pretending or professing to tell fortunes,...palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose on any of Her Majesty's subjects ; every person wandering abroad and lodging in any outhouse or shed, or in any...
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The Law Students' First Book, Being Chiefly an Abridgment of Blackstone's ...

Law - 1848 - 508 pages
...imprisoned for a year, and find sureties as the court shall direct. And by 5 Geo. 4, c. 83, s. 4, persons using any subtle craft, means, or device, by palmistry or otherwise, to deceive people, shall be deemed rogues and vagabonds. Religious impostors.'] — Religious impostors are such...
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