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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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Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880 ..., Volume 14

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1881
...offense when accompanied wilž 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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Oke's Magisterial Synopsis: A Practical Guide for Magistrates ..., Volume 1

George Colwell Oke - Justices of the peace - 1881 - 1815 pages
...s. 6]. [Note 476.] 9. Fortune Teilen.] Any person pretending or professing to tel! fortunes, or 10. Using any subtle craft, means or device, by palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose on any of her Majesty's subjects. [Spiritualism. The imposture of exercising, with intent to deceive, a pretended...
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Principles of the Criminal Law: A Concise Exposition of the Nature of Crime ...

Seymour Frederick Harris, Frederic Philip Tomlinson - Criminal law - 1881 - 580 pages
...stolen goods by skill in any occult or crafty science (o). Palmistry, &c. By a later statute, persons using any subtle craft, means, or device, by palmistry, or otherwise to deceive Her Majesty's subjects, are dealt with in their true character, namely, as rogues and vagabonds, and...
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The Justices' Note-book

William Knox Wigram - Catalogs, Publishers' - 1881 - 481 pages
...idle and disorderly person. 9. ' Person pretending or professing to tell fortunes, or using any subtil craft, means, or device, by palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose.' 10. Wandering abroad and lodging in any barn or outhouse, &c., or in the open air, or under a tent,...
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Quarter Sessions Practice: A Vade Mecum of General Practice in Appellate and ...

Frederick James Smith - Appellate procedure - 1882 - 602 pages
...committing any of the following offences after having been convicted as an idle and disorderly person. 2. Every person pretending or professing to tell fortunes,...using any subtle craft, means, or device by palmistry (a), or otherwise, to deceive or impose on any of Her Majesty's subjects. 3. Every person wandering...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for ..., Volume 9

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1883
...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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Digest of Moak's English Reports: Volumes 16 to 30, Inclusive, with a List ...

James Simmons - Law reports, digests, etc - 1883 - 1007 pages
...magistrate under 5 Geo. 4, c. 83, s. 4, which makes punishable as a rogue and vagabond " every person .... using any subtle craft, means, or device, by palmistry...deceive and impose on any of His Majesty's subjects." The conviction described the offence as " unlawfully using certain subtle craft, means, and device"...
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A Digest of the Reported Decisions of the Courts of Common Law ..., Volume 5

John Mews - Law reports, digests, etc - 1884
...magistrate under 5 Geo. 4, c. 83, s. 4, which makes punishable as a rogue and vagabond " every person .... using any subtle craft, means or device, by palmistry...deceive and impose on any of his Majesty's subjects." The conviction described the otfeuce as " unlawfully using certain subtle craft, means and device"...
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A Selection of Legal Maxims: Classified and Illustrated

Herbert Broom - Legal maxims - 1884 - 978 pages
...craft within the meaning of the statute (o). Again, by 5 Geo. IV., c. 83, s. 4, it is an offence to use any subtle craft, means, or device by palmistry, or...otherwise, to deceive and impose on any of His Majesty's (m) Per Coleridge, J., Cooper v. gey, 5 Exch. 294, 298 — to ascertain Harding, 7 QB 941 ; Judgm.,...
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Glimpses in the Twilight: Being Various Notes, Records, and Examples of the ...

Frederick George Lee - Supernatural - 1885 - 456 pages
...he is alleged to have done ? The offence defined by the Vagrancy Act is ' professing or pretending to tell fortunes, or using any subtle craft, means,...palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose on any of her Majesty's subjects.' I maintain that in order to constitute this offence, two things are necessary—'...
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