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" Riot seems to be a tumultuous disturbance of the peace, by three persons, or more, assembling together of their own authority, with an intent mutually to assist one another, against any who shall oppose them, in the execution of some enterprise of a private... "
A Digest of the Laws of England - Page 349
by Sir John Comyns - 1822
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A Practical Abridgment of American Common Law Cases Argued and ..., Volume 8

Jacob D. Wheeler - 1836
...execution of some enterprise of a private nature, and afterwards executing the same in a violent or turbulent manner, to the terror of the people, whether the act intended were lawful or unlawful ;" Hawkins, PC c. 65, s. 1. The conduct of Biooks, and those with him, come within...
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The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer, Volume 5

Richard Burn - 1837
...some enterprise of a private nature, with force or violence, against the peace, or to the manifest terror of the people, whether the act intended were of itself lawful or unlawful ; and if they only meet to such a purpose or intent, although they shall after depart of their own...
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Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 11

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - 1838
...in the execution of some enterprise of a private nature, and they afterwards actually execute t lie same, in a violent and turbulent manner, to the terror of the people, whether the act be lawful or not, they incur the guilt of a riot. All who are actually engaged in a riot are considered,...
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Dickinson's Guide to the Quarter Sessions and Other Sessions of the Peace ...

William Dickinson - 1841 - 1110 pages
...mutually to assist one another against any one who shall oppose them in the execution of some enterprise of a private nature; and afterwards actually executing...the act intended were of itself lawful or unlawful (e). Rout, >i-!iut.] A rout is said to be a disturbance of the peace, by persons assembling together...
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The penny cyclopædia [ed. by G. Long]., Volume 20

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1841
...against any who shall oppose them in the execution of some enterprise of a private nature, and afterwards executing the same in a violent and turbulent manner,...the act intended were of itself lawful or unlawful.' The assembling together therefore in a case where the law authorises parties to meet and use force...
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Notes on Military Law: Proceedings of Courts Martial; Etc

Frederick Augustus Griffiths - 1841 - 215 pages
...some enterprise of a private nature, with force or violence, against the peace, or to the manifest terror of the people, whether the act intended were of itself lawful, or unlawful. ^ Rout is where three or more, constituting an unlawful assembly, do make some advances towards the...
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The Magistrate's Criminal Law: A Practical Treatise on the Jurisdiction ...

Oliver Lorenzo Barbour - 1841 - 810 pages
...of some enterprise of a private nature, with force or violence against the peace, or to the manifest terror of the people, whether the act intended were of itself lawful or unlawful, and though they afterwards depart of their own accord without doing any thing, it is an unlawful assembly....
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The Law Times, Volume 11

1848
...mutually to assist one another against any one who shall oppose them in the execution of some enterprise of a private nature, and afterwards actually executing...the act intended were of itself lawful or unlawful." It is enough that any one person be terrified. (Reg. v. Longford, 1 Car. & M. 602.) Secondly, there...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Ruled at Nisi Prius: In the Courts of Queen's ...

Frederick Augustus Carrington, Joshua Ryland Marshman, Great Britain. Central Criminal Court - 1843 - 726 pages
...mutually to assist one another against any who shall oppose them in the execution of some enterprise of a private nature, and afterwards actually executing...the act intended were of itself lawful or unlawful " (a). 1842. A riot must be attended with circumstances of terror to "_ ' REOIMA the people. No one...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Ruled at Nisi Prius: In the Courts of Queen's ...

Frederick Augustus Carrington, Joshua Ryland Marshman, Great Britain. Central Criminal Court - 1843 - 726 pages
...mutually to assist one another against any who shall oppose them in the execution of some enterprise of a private nature, and afterwards actually executing...and turbulent manner, to the terror of the people, \vhether the act intended were of itself lawful or unlawful " (a). 1842. A riot must be attended with...
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