manslaughter

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homicide without malice aforethought

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Is he going to make it manslaughter, or what's he going to make of it?
Sir William died in a few days, and Wingrave, on the evidence of Lumley and Ruth, was committed for manslaughter, and sent to prison for fifteen years
Beware of malice prepense, of chance-medley, and of manslaughter.
Guilty of his manslaughter, you stuck pig in buttons
He had been tried twice; and on the second occasion the jury felt so much hesitation in convicting him, that they found a verdict of manslaughter, or murder in the second degree; which it could not possibly be, as there had, beyond all doubt, been no quarrel or provocation, and if he were guilty at all, he was unquestionably guilty of murder in its broadest and worst signification.