There was first the deed or sentence of divorce from his wife, and the full evidence of her playing the whore; then there were the certificates of the minister and churchwardens of the parish where she lived, proving that she was buried, and intimating the manner of her death; the copy of the coroner's warrant for a jury to sit upon her, and the verdict of the jury, who brought it in Non compos mentis
I think if I was compos mentis
and I was really having a wretched life" - Broadcaster Sir David Attenborough (pictured), who supports assisted suicide, suggests he would consider ending his own life in such circumstances.
Its most glaring omission is the lack of any complex psychology for Mark, who survives all alone for years while remaining not just compos mentis
but downright perky (he doesn't even talk to a volleyball, like Tom Hanks in Cast Away ), except perhaps right at the end when he briefly grows a beard and refers to himself as a "space pirate".
A laminated weasel of a man" Comedian Bill Bailey's description of David Cameron "I used to think we had 33% chance of winning but now I think it is 50%" Nigel Farage, the Ukip leader, on Britain's prospects of leaving the EU "The thing about radio, if you are still compos mentis
and have the voice, it is not ageist.
I had a man standing over me with a flashlight until 3am to make sure I was compos mentis
Mum was compos mentis
, considerate, and never one to make a fuss.
You might get 10 minutes compos mentis
with him a day but I loved those little moments with him.
He was totally compos mentis
and knew someone was stealing from him.
Moseley's wing partnership of Matt Williams and Simon Hunt also present a threat on the outside, assuming the latter is still compos mentis
after his first week of fatherhood.
He could not have it before because he had to be compos mentis
to sign the paperwork," Sue said.
If there's anything half decent on television I generally fall asleep, but I'm always fully compos mentis
for the Green Bin, Local Buses, Litter In Our Streets stuff though.
The demands made by non compos mentis
and muzzy general therefore are irrational; there is no way the SPLM leadership could waste time talking his terms.