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" But how much nobler will be the sovereign's boast, when he shall have it to say, that he found law dear, and left it cheap ; found it a sealed book — left it a living letter ; found it the patrimony of the rich — left it the inheritance of the poor... "
The Parliamentary Debates - Page 247
by Great Britain. Parliament - 1828
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Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science

National Association for the Promotion of Social Science (Great Britain) - Great Britain - 1866
...it the patrimony of the rich, left it the inheritance of the poor ; found it the two-edged sword of oppression, left it the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence." On the Frame of a Bill for Enabling Parliamentary Electors Voluntarily to Withdraw their Names from...
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Transactions

National association for the promotion of social science - 1866
...it the patrimony of the rich, left it the inheritance of the poor ; found it the two-edged sword of oppression, left it the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence." On the Frame of a Bill for Enabling Parliamentary Electors Voluntarily to Withdraw their Names from...
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The Collector: Essays on Books, Newspapers, Pictures, Inns, Authors, Doctors ...

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - Arts - 1868 - 353 pages
...years were lost — that he found Rome of brick, and left it of marble. But how much nobler will be the Sovereign's boast, when he shall have it to say, that...it the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence ! ' * Friends in Council. I ' Why may not this be a lawyer's skull V muses Hamlet,, in the graveyard...
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The collector: essays on books, newspapers [&c.].

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - 1868
...were lost — that he found Rome of brick, and left it of marble. But how much nobler will "be the Sovereign's boast, when he shall have it to say, that...the staff of .honesty and the shield of innocence ! ' * Friends in Council. ' Why may not this be a lawyer's skull V muses Hamlet, in the graveyard ;...
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The Life and Career of Henry, Lord Brougham: With Extracts from His Speeches ...

John McGilchrist - Statesmen - 1868 - 247 pages
...present reign has its claims also. But how much nobler will be onr sovereign's boast, when he shall have to say that he found law dear and left it cheap —...the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence. Brougham concluded by moving for the appointment of a commission " to inquire into the defects occasioned...
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The Law Magazine and Law Review: Or, Quarterly Journal of ..., Volume 25

Law - 1868
...that he found law dear, and left it cheap; found it a sealed book, left it a living letter ; fonnd it the patrimony of the rich, left it the inheritance...the staff of honesty, and the shield of innocence." — Speeches of Lord Brougham. Vol. II. During this session Mr. Brougham also look part in the debates...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 126

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1869
...exception. The two last lines of the above extract were given ttuu : ' found it absorbed in the hands of craft and oppression — left it the staff of honesty and the shield of the iusolvent.' crous. crous. During a four hours' speech he largely availed himself of the privileges...
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Works, Volume 1

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
...success, to make that his boast "which he describes as an ambition worthy of a sovereign, — " to have it to say, that he found law dear, and left it...the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence." The Government that had continued in power for nearly a quarter of a century were compelled, towards...
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Works of Henry Lord Brougham: Lives of philosophers of the time of George III

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
...little success, to make that his boast which he describes as an ambition worthy of a sovereign, — " to have it to say, that he found law dear, and left it...the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence." The Government that had continued in power for nearly a quarter of a century were compelled, towards...
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Memoir of Thomas, First Lord Denman, Formerly Lord Chief Justice ..., Volume 1

Sir Joseph Arnould - Judges - 1873
...when he shall have it to say, that he found Law dear, and left it cheap ; found it a sealed book, and left it a living letter ; found it the patrimony of...the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence.' Thirty-five years have passed since these memorable words were spoken, and the great aspiration is...
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