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Just as the clerk was calling the next case, he rose, and said, "I offer bail.
But the next ball is too much for the young hand, and his bails fly different ways.
I've been doing a fellow up," said Jurgis, "and I've got to get five hundred dollars' bail.
Even if he were not," said the curate, "I will go bail and answer for him that in this matter he will be as silent as a dummy, under pain of paying any penalty that may be pronounced.
As the time of Natty’s punishment was expired, and Benjamin found that they were to be confined, for that night at least, in the same apartment, he made no very strong objection to the measure, nor spoke of bail, though, as the sheriff preceded the party of constables that conducted them to the jail, he uttered the following remonstrance:
Upon finding of this bullet, the examining magistrate refused to listen to any farther testimony, and immediately committed the prisoner for trial-declining resolutely to take any bail in the case, although against this severity Mr.
Excessive bail shall not be required nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
I'll go bail for it that nothing has ever been written upon this paper.