All faults or defects, from the slightest misconduct to the most flagitious
crime, Pantocyclus attributed to some deviation from perfect Regularity in the bodily figure, caused perhaps(if not congenital) by some collision in a crowd; by neglect to take exercise, or by taking too much of it; or even by a sudden change of temperature, resulting in a shrinkage or expansion in some too susceptible part of the frame.
"A day of obstacles to thy flagitious
returns in the morning."
"Such a flagitious
attempt could only be made under a general pretence by a state legislature.
Defore, in which Judge Benjamin Cardozo, writing for the New York Court of Appeals, rejected the rule that "[t]he criminal is to go free because the constable has blundered." (56) Concerned that "[t]he pettiest peace officer would have it in his power, through overzeal or indiscretion, to confer immunity upon an offender for crimes the most flagitious
," (57) Judge Cardozo sided with the weight of state authority (thirty-one jurisdictions had rejected an exclusionary rule while fourteen had adopted it) and concluded that the legislature, not the judiciary, is the better forum for balancing "the social need that crime shall be repressed" against "the social need that law shall not be flouted by the insolence of office." (58)
Written by fantasy novelist Derek Landy, the five-issue series will set the flagitious
five on a bloody, brutal, head-rolling, take-no-prisoners tear that will pit them against the forces of an entire Galactic Empire.
The words are to be found on page 89, in the remark ["G"] made on the seeming paradox; that in the grumbling hive The worst of all the multitude / Did something for the common good: Where in many instances may be amply discovered, how unsearchable Providence daily orders the comforts of the laborious, and even the deliverances of the oppressed, secretly to come forth not only from the vices of the luxurious, but likewise the crimes of the flagitious
and most abandoned" (I:403-1).
Such a flagitious
attempt could only be made under some general pretence [sic] by a state legislature.
Is Professor Wilson advocating that a flagitious
category A inmate, deemed to be a danger to the state, not to carry a category A status, being handed over from officer to officer with a passport book and being physically supervised every 15 minutes day and night, wearing easily recognised prison clothing?
With a journalistic tinge of humour, he reproduces terms like 'fiendish', 'flagitious
' and 'peignoir' used liberally throughout the verdict.
More than any other consideration, it will confound our foreign enemies, defeat the flagitious
practices of the disaffected, strengthen and confirm our friends, support our public credit, restore the value of our money, enable us to maintain our fleets and armies, and add weight and respect to our councils at home, and to our treaties abroad.
Her notes refer to Percy's "character and virtues; which, in those days, it was the mode to attack with the most flagitious
calumnies and insulting abuse." (74) As Wolfson argues: "The widow in effect writes herself into the narrative of the bitter, hard, rude, cold world that shaped her discourse of the poet's abuse and victimization, and in this shared misery she sustains a relationship with him." (75) Her friends' personal apostasy, which sees them turn against her whatever their politics, nevertheless fits a predominantly politicized discourse in which "all ...