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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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The History of Civilisation in Scotland, Volume 4

John Mackintosh - Scotland - 1896
...unworthy of a great prince, and to which the present also has its claims. 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." It is recorded that Brougham wrote the peroration of his concluding speech for the defence of Queen...
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English Prose, Volume 5

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1896
...it doubtless falls short of the best models, has surely a fine ring : " 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." On the other hand, there is often manifest a strong tendency to extravagance, as, for instance, in...
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History of Oratory and Orators: A Study of the Influence of Oratory Upon ...

Henry Hardwicke - Orators - 1896 - 454 pages
...were lost,—that he found Rome of brick and left it of marble. But how much nobler L. •will be the Sovereign's boast when he shall have it to say, that...it the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence ! " That he could be severe when tried, the following quotation from his speech in the House of Lords...
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English Lands, Letters and Kings ...

Donald Grant Mitchell - English literature - 1897
...a beautiful nook of that mountain shore which sweeps eastward from the neighborhood of Martwo-edged sword of craft and oppression, left it the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence." Speech, on 1'resent State of the Law, February 7, 1828. settles — along the Mediterranean, and which...
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North Carolina Medical Journal, Volume 40

1897
...letter; found it the patrimony of the rich, left it the inheritance of the poor; found it the two edged sword of craft and oppression, left it the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence. AN ADDRESS ON MALARIAL FEVER.* By WILLIAM SIDNEY THAYER, MD, Associate Proffessor of Medicine in the...
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English Lands, Letters and Kings ...

Donald Grant Mitchell - English literature - 1897
...beautiful nook of that mountain shore which sweeps eastward from the neighborhood of Martwo-edged swonl of craft and oppression, left it the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence." Speech, on Present State of the Law, February 7, 1828. settles — along the Mediterranean, and which...
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The Life of David Dudley Field

Henry Martyn Field - Judges - 1898 - 361 pages
...boast of Augustus that he found Rome of brick and left it of marble. But how much nobler shall be the sovereign's boast, when he shall have it to say, that...the staff of honesty and the shield of Innocence. — LORD BROUGHAM. NEW YORK CHAHLES SCRIBNER'S SONS 1898 COPYRIGHT, 1898 BY HENRY M. FIELD JUSTICE...
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Wit and Humor of Bench and Bar

Marshall Brown - Law - 1899 - 578 pages
...a great prince, and to which the present reign also has its claims. 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 I " On Brougham's elevation to the woolsack, Daniel O'Connell said: " If Brougham knew a little law,...
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England, Egypt, and the Sudan

Henry Duff Traill - Egypt - 1900 - 242 pages
...the privilege of the rich, left it the patrimony of the poor; found it the two-edged sword of fraud and oppression, left it the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence." And the whole of this great and beneficent work, of which Lord Cromer, as has been said, was from first...
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The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 10

David Josiah Brewer - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1901 - 4107 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 1 — Peroration of the speech on Law Reform. Leosthenes and the Fatrlot Dead— Hyperldes : With us,...
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