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The Dictionary of Legal Quotations: Or, Selected Dicta of English ...
James William Norton-Kyshe
No preview available - 2018
according action ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE allowed appears apply authority better bound Burr called cause character common law considered CONSTRUCTION continued counsel course Courts of justice CRIMINAL JUSTICE Crown damage decide decision defendant discretion doubt duty equity established evidence exercise expressed fact follow FRAUD give given ground hand House importance interest John Judge judgment JUDICIAL JUDICIAL DECISIONS jurisdiction jury Kenyon King L. J. Rep land law of England learned liberty Lord Mansfield matter maxim meaning mind MISCELLANEOUS nature necessary never opinion Parliament particular party person PLEADINGS POLITICS practice PRECEDENTS present principle proceedings PROTECTION Pull PUNISHMENT Queen question quoted reason references reports respect rule sense STATUTES thing TORT Trial true truth witness wrong
Page 71 - More especially, we pray for the good estate of the Catholic Church; that it may be so guided and governed by Thy good Spirit, that all who profess and call themselves Christians may be led into the way of truth, and hold the faith in unity of spirit, in the bond of peace, and in righteousness of life.
Page 53 - And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldst not eat? And the man said, The Woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did cat. And the Lord God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.
Page 223 - Let the soldier be abroad if he will; he can do nothing in this age. There is another personage abroad — a personage less imposing — in the eyes of some perhaps insignificant. The schoolmaster is abroad, and I trust to him, armed with his primer, against the soldier in full military array.
Page 78 - ... and acquiesced for a great length of time. Nothing can call forth this court into activity but conscience, good faith, and reasonable diligence.
Page 104 - III. c. 2.Ч, enacted at the earnest recommendation of the King himself from the throne, the Judges are continued in their offices during their good behaviour, notwithstanding any demise of the Crown, (which was formerly held immediately to vacate their seats,) and their full salaries are absolutely secured to them during the continuance of their commissions...
Page 65 - The discretion of a judge is the law of tyrants: it is always unknown ; it is different in different men; it is casual, and depends upon constitution, temper, and passion. In the best, it is oftentimes caprice ; in the worst, it is every vice, folly, and passion to which human nature is liable.
Page 134 - Publicity is the very soul of justice. It is the keenest spur to exertion and the surest of all guards against improbity. It keeps the judge himself while trying under trial.
Page 97 - When people understand that they must live together, except for a very few reasons known to the law, they learn to soften by mutual accommodation that yoke, which they know they cannot shake off — they become good husbands and good wives from the necessity of remaining liusbands and wives, for necessity is a powerful master in teaching the duties which it imposes.
Page 97 - ... they become good husbands, and good wives, from the necessity of remaining husbands and wives; for necessity is a powerful master in teaching the duties which it imposes. If it were once understood, that upon mutual disgust married persons might be legally separated, many couples, who now pass through the world with mutual comfort, with attention to their common offspring and to the moral order of civil society, might have been at this moment living in a state of mutual unkindness, in a state...