Navin, "Cross Cultural 'Murther
' and Retribution in Colonial New England," in Robert Asher, Lawrence Goodheart, and Alan Rogers, eds, Murder on Trial, Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2005, 33-60.
(45) Aggressions against Inuit were a great cause for concern for Palliser, e.g., CO 194/27/178, "Captain Palliser concerning the murther
that has been committed on the Indians of the coast of Labrador."
As now of lait thair curst consait With murther
thay display, Quhen thay thocht gude to drink this blude, Be that ungodly way.
They would not, could not do.' 'Tis worse than murther
If you will Iearne howe to bee false, and deceyve your husbandes, or husbandes their wyves, howe to playe the harlottes, to obtayne ones love, howe to ravishe, howe to beguyle, howe to betraye, to flatter, lye, sweare, forsweare, howe to allure to whoredome, howe to murther
, howe to poyson, howe to disobey and rebell agaynst Princes, to consume treasures prodigally, to moove to lusts, to ransacke and spoyle cities and townes, to bee ydle, to blaspheme, to sing filthie songs of love, to speake filthily; to be prowde, howe to mocke, scoffe, and deryde any nation ...
This deadly banquet is preparde at hand, Where Ebon tapers are brought vp from hel, To leade blacke murther
to this damned deed, The vgly Screechowle, and the night Rauen, With flaggy wings and hideous croking noise.
If thou didst ever thy dear father love Revenge his foul and most unnatural murther
. (I, 5, 759, 761) Also, Hamlet's general attitude towards life enhances the sensation of uncertainty and illusiveness of reality.
Macbeth does murther
Sleep,'--the innocent Sleep" (2.2.34-35).
It was ?rst commented upon by local clergyman and diarist, Philip Henry, in 1684 who wrote : "I heard of a murther
in Salop on Sabb.
Whoever was that Wretch (and curs'd be He) That envy'd first our Food's simplicity; Th' essay of bloody Feasts on Bruits began, And after forg'd the Sword to murther
For example, in 1673 Chief Justice John Vaughan of the Court of Common Pleas opined that the government is required to punish certain serious crimes, such as "murther
[sic], stealing, perjury, trespass," and that any statute legalizing such conduct would itself be void.
Hypocrites, leave off your pranks, To murder men and give God thanks: Forbear, for shame proceed no further For God accepts no Thanks for murther
. (29) Another thing Mahmut criticizes is the worship of false relics.