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By the use of force; forcibly ; with violence. The term is used in in- dictments for certain offenses. State v. Blake. 39 Me. 324; State v. Williams, 32 La. Ann. 337, 30 Am. Rep. 272; Craig v. State, 157 Ind. 574, 02 N. E. 5. Viperina est expositio quae corrodit viscera textus. 11 Coke, 34. It is a poisonous exposition which destroys the vitals of the text

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