The poison was alleged
to have been wickedly and feloniously given by the prisoner to his wife Sara, on two occasions, in the form of arsenic, administered in tea, medicine, "or other article or articles of food or drink, to the prosecutor unknown." It was further declared that the prisoner's wife had died of the poison thus administered b y her husband, on one or other, or both, of the stated occasions; and that she was thus murdered by her husband.
On some flimsy pretext or other Mowanna, the king of Nukuheva, whom the invaders by extravagant presents cajoled over to their interests, and move about like a mere puppet, has been set up as the rightful sovereign of the entire island--the alleged
ruler by prescription of various clans, who for ages perhaps have treated with each other as separate nations.
Balderstone?), on March 17th, 1829, and the fac-simile given in "Scribner's"s alleged
to be of his handwriting.
And whereas Sir Richard alleged
that the Spaniards should never glory to have taken one ship of her Majesty, seeing they had so long and so notably defended themselves; they answered that the ship had six foot water in hold, three shot under water, which were so weakly stopped as with the first working of the sea, she must needs sink, and was besides so crushed and bruised, as she could never be removed out of the place.
You will notice as suspicious, that no explanation is given of the manner in which the alleged
discovery of one of my uncle's secrets was made, by persons who are total strangers to him.
It will readily be seen that in this case the alleged
right of the Duke to the whale was a delegated one from the Sovereign.
This, however, like most other things that have been alleged
on that side, rests on mere general assertion, unsupported by any precise or intelligible designation of the reasons upon which it is founded.
Blows dealt in the fight were enlarged to catapultian power, and stones thrown were alleged
to have hurtled with infinite accuracy.
Machiavelli's strong condemnation of conspiracies may get its edge from his own very recent experience (February 1513), when he had been arrested and tortured for his alleged
complicity in the Boscoli conspiracy.
And as for the matter of the alleged
uncleanliness of our business, ye shall soon be initiated into certain facts hitherto pretty generally unknown, and which, upon the whole, will triumphantly plant the sperm whale-ship at least among the cleanliest things of this tidy earth.
The reason alleged
was their determined resolution of not leaving their mother at that time of the year.
The lapse of time during which a given event has not happened, is, in this logic of habit, constantly alleged
as a reason why the event should never happen, even when the lapse of time is precisely the added condition which makes the event imminent.