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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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Commentaries on the Liberty of the Subject and the Laws of England ..., Volume 2

James Paterson - Civil rights - 1877
...denomination of rogues and vagabonds. Such are persons who pretend or profess to tell fortunes, or use any subtle craft, means, or device, by palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose on people.2 This enactment applies to gypsies and others who resort to this popular art of nattering the...
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The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports of Cases in the ...

Law reports, digests, etc - 1877
...first offence specified, "professing to tell fortunes." Those which follow are of a like character, using any subtle craft, means or device by palmistry or otherwise to deceive, and the general character of the means or límele т. Bilio». EICH. device is sufficiently indicated by...
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Statutes of the Province of Quebec

Québec (Province) - Session laws - 1879
...of the 37 v- £ following sub-section after sub-section 9 of section 123 : Jneud " 9a. To punish any person pretending or professing to •tell fortunes,...palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose on any of Her Majestyis subjects. " 29. The said act is hereby amended by the insertion Posting of of the following...
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The national encyclopædia. Libr. ed, Volume 2

National cyclopaedia - 1879
...term included astrology ; but by the vagrant act, 5 Geo. IV. c. S, Sec. 4, all ' persons pretending to tell fortunes, or using any subtle craft, means,...device, by palmistry or otherwise to deceive and impose upon any of Ins Majesty's subjects,' are rogues and vagabonds — that is, punishable by any magistral**,...
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Reports of Cases Decided by the English Courts: With Notes and ..., Volume 20

Nathaniel Cleveland Moak - Law reports, digests, etc - 1879
...first offence specified — "professing to tell fortunes." Those which follow are of a like character, "using any subtle craft, means, or device, by palmistry or otherwise to deceive," &c. The general character of the means or device is sufficiently "^indicated by the earlier words,...
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The Liberty of the Press, Speech, and Public Worship: Being Commentaries on ...

James Paterson - Electronic books - 1880 - 568 pages
...of the above offence as to telling fortunes was also punished by the Vagrant Act, which enacts, that every person pretending or professing to tell fortunes,...deceive and impose on any of His Majesty's subjects, is deemed a rogue and vagabond, and is liable to three mouths' imprisonment in the house of correction.3...
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A History of the Reign of Queen Anne, Volume 1

John Hill Burton - Great Britain - 1880
...almost illogical offence of "an act of vagrancy." It had some substantiality in it when it dealt with "every person pretending or professing to tell fortunes,...by palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose." But when it came to " loitering" for questionable purposes, to sleeping in the open air, to not " giving...
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A History of the Reign of Queen Anne, Volume 1

John Hill Burton - Great Britain - 1880 - 338 pages
...almost illogical offence of "an act of vagrancy." It had some substantiality in it when it dealt with "every person pretending or professing to tell fortunes,...by palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose." But when it came to " loitering " for questionable purposes, to sleeping in the open air, to not "...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 31

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1880
...phenomena " might be punished as a "rogue and vagabond," under a statute of Geo. 4, applying to persons " using any subtle craft, means or device, by palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose 01 any of bis majesty's subjects." It was argued that the statute was enacted against tagmsv •specially...
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The Liberty of the Press, Speech, and Public Worship: Being Commentaries on ...

James Paterson - Electronic books - 1880 - 568 pages
...of the above offence as to telling fortunes was also punished by the Vagrant Act, which enacts, that every person pretending or professing to tell fortunes, or using any subtle cr^ft, means, or device by palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose on any of His Majesty's subjects,...
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