Hortensius: Or, The Advocate: An Historical Essay

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J. Murray, 1849 - Law - 495 pages
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Page 314 - As thou art in desire? Wouldst thou have that Which thou esteemst the ornament of life, And live a coward in thine own esteem, Letting "I dare not" wait upon "I would," Like the poor cat i
Page 106 - If you have tears, prepare to shed them now. You all do know this mantle : I remember The first time ever Caesar put it on : 'Twas on a summer's evening, in his tent; That day he overcame the " Nervii: Look, in this place ran Cassius...
Page 193 - But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question.
Page 201 - To hoarse or mute, though fall'n on evil days, On evil days though fall'n, and evil tongues...
Page 227 - Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters ? 3 Know ye not that we shall judge angels ? how much more things that pertain to this life?
Page 175 - That every such action shall be for the benefit of the wife, husband, parent and child of the person whose death shall have been so caused...
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Page 441 - Lordships, which was unnecessary, but there are many whom it may be needful to remind, that an advocate by the sacred duty which he owes his Client, knows in the discharge of that office but one person in the world, that Client and none other. To save that Client by all expedient means, to protect that Client at all hazards and costs to all others, and among others to himself, is the highest and most unquestioned of his duties; and he must not regard the alarm, the suffering, the torment, the destruction...
Page 359 - The accused has a right to demand it, on the simple principle that every man is presumed to be innocent until he is proved to be guilty.
Page 356 - I have laboured to make a covenant with myself that affection may not press upon judgment ; for I suppose there is no man that hath any apprehension of gentry or nobleness, but his affection stands to the continuance of so noble a name and house, and would take hold of a twig or a twine thread to uphold it.

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