All the afternoon he sat in the stalls wrapped in the most perfect happiness, gently waving his long, thin fingers in time to the music, while his gently smiling face and his languid, dreamy eyes were as unlike those of Holmes the sleuth-hound, Holmes the relentless, keen-witted, ready-handed criminal
agent, as it was possible to conceive.
As you are aware, Watson, there is no one who knows the higher criminal
world of London so well as I do.
I thought of asking you to draw the face of a criminal
, one minute before the fall of the guillotine, while the wretched man is still standing on the scaffold, preparatory to placing his neck on the block.
There was no honor that could accrue to him from engaging in combat with slaves and criminals
, or an unknown warrior from Manataj, nor was the stake of sufficient import to warrant the risk.
It is easy to turn everything into ridicule," said Laura resolutely; "but you will not find it quite so easy, Count Fosco, to give me an instance of a wise man who has been a great criminal
He was a master criminal
, and he lived last century--1750 or thereabouts.
When the husband prosecutes his wife's gallant, if he can produce any proofs of a criminal
conversation, he recovers for damages forty cows, forty horses, and forty suits of clothes, and the same number of other things.
Hence, say they, as the Constitution has established the trial by jury in criminal
cases, and is silent in respect to civil, this silence is an implied prohibition of trial by jury in regard to the latter.
In some States the Specimens are occasionally fed and suffered to exist for several years; but in the more temperate and better regulated regions, it is found in the long run more advantageous for the educational interests of the young, to dispense with food, and to renew the Specimens every month -- which is about the average duration of the foodless existence of the Criminal
This was Fix, one of the detectives who had been dispatched from England in search of the bank robber; it was his task to narrowly watch every passenger who arrived at Suez, and to follow up all who seemed to be suspicious characters, or bore a resemblance to the description of the criminal
, which he had received two days before from the police headquarters at London.
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal
case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation.
In the first place, very good wages, to which were attached, and from which hung, like extra bunches of grapes on his vine, the revenues of the civil and criminal
registries of the provostship, plus the civil and criminal
revenues of the tribunals of Embas of the Châtelet, without reckoning some little toll from the bridges of Mantes and of Corbeil, and the profits on the craft of Shagreen-makers of Paris, on the corders of firewood and the measurers of salt.
From the point of view of the criminal
expert," said Mr.
Quite lately, happening to meet a wounded French colonel on the road, Rostov had maintained with heat that peace was impossible between a legitimate sovereign and the criminal
He had returned, during their absence, from a journey to the county town, about a petition for the pardon of some criminal