Baron Jeffreys Quotes in Captain Blood (1935)
Baron Jeffreys Quotes:
Dr. Peter Blood: My business was with his wounds, not his politics
Baron Jeffreys: Did you know the law that any person who does knowingly receive, harbor, comfort or succor a rebel is as guilty as if he himself bore arms?
Dr. Peter Blood: I only knew my sacred duty as a physician.
Baron Jeffreys: Your sacred duty, rogue, is to your king!
[coughs and sits back]
Dr. Peter Blood: I thought it was to my fellow man.
Baron Jeffreys: It's a fearful thing to send a man's soul to perdition, but I am bound by my conscience and by my love of my king to deal out justice. Therefore, I instruct you gentlemen of the jury, that in as much as Peter Blood has admitted aiding a traitor to your king, you do bring in a verdict of guilty that he may be hanged for the high treason that he has committed.
Dr. Peter Blood: What a creature must sit on the throne who lets a man like you deal out his justice.
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