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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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Reports of Cases in Criminal Law Argued and Determined in All the Courts in ...

Edward William Cox - Criminal law - 1890
...whether there was evidence before the magistrate to justify the conviction. By 5 Geo. 4, c. 83, s. 4 : Every person pretending or professing to tell fortunes,...deceive and impose on any of His Majesty's subjects . . . and being subsequently convicted of the offence for which he or she shall have been BO apprehended,...
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Special Consular Reports, Volume 9

United States. Bureau of Foreign Commerce - Consular reports - 1893
...CRIMES ACT, 1871." [ГпсЬзпп- in Capt. McHardy'e communication.] And be it further enactrd, That every person pretending or professing to tell fortunes,...palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose on any of Ilis Majesty's subjects; every person wandering abroad and lodging in any barn or outhouse, or in any...
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The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Volume 14

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1890
...offense 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. TELLINID/ba family of lamcllibranchiate...
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The Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted

Frederick Stroud - Law - 1890 - 916 pages
...LJMC 78 ; 1 Ex. D. 188 ; 40 JP 101). S. 4 of the Vagrant Act (5 G. 4, c. 83), makes it an offence " pretending or professing to tell fortunes, or using...means or device by Palmistry or otherwise to deceive." " Reading this as a whole I should take the word ' otherwise,' not as limiting the earlier words, but...
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The Consolidated Laws of Gibraltar

Gibraltar, Robert Ffrench Sheriff - Law - 1890 - 788 pages
...convicted as an idle and disorderly person ; or (b) Pretends or professes to tell fortunes, or uses any subtle craft, means or device, by palmistry or otherwise, to .deceive and impose on any person ; or (c) Wanders abroad and lodges in any outhouse, or in any unoccu"Public place." not having...
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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law, Volume 17

John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland - Law - 1892
...Vagrant act (5 Geo. IV, ch. 83) makes it an offense "pretend ing or professing to tell fortunes, 01 using any subtle craft, means or device by palmistry or otherwise to deceive." "Reading this as a whole, I should take the word 'otherwise,' not as limiting the earlier words, but...
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The Irish Constable's Guide

Sir Andrew Reed - Constables - 1895 - 506 pages
...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 or out-house, or in any deserted or unoccupied...
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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law, Volume 28

John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland - Law - 1895
...was within the statute 5 Geo. IV, ch. 83, 4, making punishable, as a "rogue and vagabond," persons "using any subtle craft, means or device, by palmistry...deceive and impose on any of his majesty's subjects." An incorrigible son who disobeys the lawful commands of his mother, and absents himself from home without...
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Criminal Code and Constabulary Manual for British Guiana

Claude Francis - 1895
...enchantment or conjuration, and every person pretending or professing to tell fortunes, and every person using any subtle craft, means or device by palmistry or otherwise to deceive and impose upon any person, shall be deemed a rogue and vagabond. Fine $50 or impr. 3 months ; and for a second...
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The Devil in Britain and America

John Ashton - Devil - 1896 - 363 pages
...'witchcraft' certainly disappears, and only ' All Persons pretending to be Gipsies : all Persons pretending to tell Fortunes, or using any subtle Craft, Means, or Device, by Palmistry, or other wise, to deceive or impose upon any of His Majestys subjects,' shall be adjudged ' Common Rogues...
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