A STATESMAN who had been indicted
by an unfeeling Grand Jury was arrested by a Sheriff and thrown into jail.
To be brief, then, Eustace Macallan was "indicted
and accused, at the instance of David Mintlaw, Esquire, Her Majesty's Advocate, for Her Majesty's interest," of the Murder of his Wife by poison, at his residence called Gleninch, in the county of Mid-Lothian.
And the boy indicted
Wolf Larsen as he had never been indicted
However that may be, it is of record that on recovering from his illness John May was indicted
for the murder of his missing father.
To which Dowling answered, "He thought he might be indicted
on the Black Act; but said, as it was a matter of some nicety, it would be proper to go to counsel.
It may, at first sight, be matter of surprise to the thoughtless few that Mr Brass, being a professional gentleman, should not have legally indicted
some party or parties, active in the promotion of the nuisance, but they will be good enough to remember, that as Doctors seldom take their own prescriptions, and Divines do not always practise what they preach, so lawyers are shy of meddling with the Law on their own account: knowing it to be an edged tool of uncertain application, very expensive in the working, and rather remarkable for its properties of close shaving, than for its always shaving the right person.
The grand jury presently indicted
Luigi for murder in the first degree, and Angelo as accessory before the fact.
I took the money and the account (which was indicted
in pencil), and, bowing low to the General, said to him very gravely:
"Now, Billy, what have you got up your sleeve?--I can see it in your eyes," Saxon demanded and indicted
in mixed metaphors.
Many of them had singularly bright doors of red and yellow; for the place had been lately visited by a travelling painter, 'who got along,' as I was told, 'by eating his way.' The criminal court was sitting, and was at that moment trying some criminals for horse-stealing: with whom it would most likely go hard: for live stock of all kinds being necessarily very much exposed in the woods, is held by the community in rather higher value than human life; and for this reason, juries generally make a point of finding all men indicted
for cattle-stealing, guilty, whether or no.
He despised gadding about; he looked upon coaches as things that ought to be indicted
; as disturbers of the peace of mankind; as restless, bustling, busy, horn-blowing contrivances, quite beneath the dignity of men, and only suited to giddy girls that did nothing but chatter and go a-shopping.
Anytus is quite right in saying that they should never have indicted
him if they meant to let him go.