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Capacity to be elected.
2. Citizens are in general eligible to all offices, the exceptions arise
from the want of those qualifications which the... more
practice. Two persons appointed by the court to return a jury,
when the sheriff and the coroner have been challenged as incompetent, in
this case the elisors... more
A measure of length. In old English the word signifies arm, which
sense it still retains in the word elbow. Nature has no standard of
practice. This word signifies, literally, to remove to a
distance, to remove afar off. It is used as a return to a writ of replevin,
when the... more
practice. There turn made by the sheriff to a writ of
when the goods have been removed to places unknown to him. See, for the
form of... more
This term is used to denote the departure of a married woman
from her hushand, and dwelling with an adulterer.
2. While the wife... more
ELOQUENCE OR ORATORY
The act or art of speaking well upon any subject with a view to persuade. It comprehends a good elocution, correct and
appropriate expressions uttered.... more
In another place.
2. Where one devises all his land in A, B and C, three distinct towns,
and elsewhere, and had lands of... more
An act by which a person, who was once in the power of
another, is rendered free. B y the laws of Louisiana, minors may... more
maritime law. A proclamation, or order of state, usually
in time of war, or threatened hostilities, prohibiting the departure of
ships or goods from some, or all... more
crim. law. The fraudulently removing and secreting of
personal property, with which the party has been entrusted, for the purpose
of applying it to his own use.
rights. By this term is understood the crops growing
land. By crops is here meant the products of the earth which grow yearly
and are raised... more
criminal law. He who, when a matter is on trial between
and party, comes to the bar with one of the parties, and having received
some reward... more
crim. law. An attempt to corrupt or influence a jury, or any
way incline them to be more favorable to the one side than to the... more
Eng. law. This ancient word is said to be used in the
of the inner temple, where so much in emendals at the foot of an... more
One who quits his country for any lawful reason, with a
to settle elsewhere, and who takes his family and property, if he has any,
The act of removing from one place to another. It is
sometimes used in the same sense as expatriation, (q. v.) but there is some
A title of honor given to cardinals.
The right which people or government retain over the
estates of individuals, to resume the same for public use.
2. It belongs to the... more
One who is sent from one power or government into another
nation for the purpose of spreading false rumors and to cause alarm. He
differs from... more