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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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Magisterial Synopsis: Comprising Summary Convictions, the Offences ...

George Colwell Oke - Catalogs, Publishers' - 1849 - 484 pages
...Viet c. 101, s. 6]. 0. Fortune Tellers.] Any person pretending or professing to tell fortunes, 10. Using any subtle craft, means or device, by palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose on any of her Majesty's subjects. 11. Lodging in Outhouses, fyc.~] Wandering abroad and lodging in any barn or...
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Montserrat: Sessional laws

Montserrat - Law - 1857
...prevention and punishment of persons Sn^toObwh. " pretending to be dealers in Obeah, and of persons pretending " or professing to tell fortunes or using...*' or device by Palmistry, or otherwise to deceive or impose on "any of Her Majesty's subjects in this Island" shall be and the same is hereby repealed,...
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Steer's Parish Law: Being a Digest of the Law Relating to the Civil and ...

Henry John Hodgson - Parishes - 1857 - 923 pages
...foregoing offences after being convicted as an idle and disorderly person : every person pretending to tell fortunes, or using any subtle craft, means or device, by palmistry or otherwise, to deceive or imppse upon others : every person wandering abroad and lodging in any barn, outhouse, deserted or...
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Books 3 & 4

William Blackstone, George Sharswood - Law - 1860
...punishable (r) Seo hook ii. p. 279. phi France. 12 By the vagrant act, (5 Geo. IV. c. 8, s. 4,) persons pretending or professing to tell fortunes, or using...deceive and impose on any of his majesty's subjects, aro rogues and vagabonds. — CHITTY. 13 But, according to 2 Bla. Rep. 1052, 1 Ld. Raym. 449, Moore,...
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Summary of the Duties of a Justice of the Peace Out of Sessions: Summary ...

Thomas James Arnold - Contraventions (Criminal law) - 1860 - 708 pages
...exceeding 3 calendar months (Id.)(rf). Appeal.— (Id. s. 14). 2. Pretending to tell Fortunes. Any person pretending or professing to tell fortunes;...palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose on any of Her Majesty's subjects (5 Geo. 4, c. 83, 8. 4; 6 BJP 319). Procedure, Penalty, (fc.—As No. 1, above....
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New Commentaries on the Laws of England: (partly Founded on Blackstone)

Henry John Stephen - Law - 1863
...occult or crafty science, — are punishable by imprisonment : and by 5 Geo. IV. c. 83, s. 4, persons using any subtle craft, means, or device, by palmistry or otherwise, to deceive his majesty's subjects, — are to be deemed rogues and vagabonds ; and to be punished with imprisonment...
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The Magistrates' Manual: Being a Compilation of the Law Relating to the ...

John McNab (Barrister-at-law) - Courts - 1865 - 658 pages
...gives him ample power. By this act the following persons or classes are deemed rogues and vagabonds : Every person pretending or professing to tell fortunes,...or device, by palmistry* or otherwise, to deceive or impose on any of her Majesty's subjects. Every person wandering abroad and lodging in any barn or...
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Reports of All the Cases Decided by All the Superior Courts Relating to ...

Great Britain. Magistrates' cases - Justices of the peace - 1866
...for the app. — There was no legal evidence of any prior conviction. Sect. 4 enact? (inter a/in), " Every person pretending, or professing to tell fortunes,...deceive and impose on any of His Majesty's subjects, shall be deemed a rogue and vagabond." Sect. 5 enact? that every person committing any offence against...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 2

William Blackstone, George Sharswood - Great Britain - 1866
...punishable (rj See hook U. p. 279. in Kruno?. 13 By the vagrant act, (5 Geo. IV. c. 8, s. 4,) persons pretending or professing to tell fortunes, or using...deceive and impose on any of his majesty's subjects, are rogues and vagabonds. — OHITTY. 13 But, according to 2 Bla. Rep. 1052, 1 Ld. Eaym. 449, Moore,...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for ..., Volume 9

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1868
...offence •when accompanied with begging of money or with fraudulent objects. Every person going about pretending or professing to tell fortunes, or using...by palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose on Her Majesty's subjects, is deemed in law a rogue and vagabond, and may be committed to the house of...
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