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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 Handbook of Oratory: A Cyclopedia of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

William Vincent Byars - Orators - 1901 - 533 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 I — (Peroration of the speech on Law Reform.) any longer, has been their fate. But truth will survive,...
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The Cyclopedia of Oratory: A Handbook of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

W. V. Byars - 1901 - 557 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 I — (Peroration of the speech on Law Reform.) Public Benefactors and Their Rewards-- It has been...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - Authors, English - 1903
...unworthy a great prince, and to which the present also has its claims. But how much nobler will be the R ! (From Speech in Parliament in 1828.) Among« his one hundred and thirty-three works (n vols. 1855-61,...
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Legal Masterpieces: Specimens of Argumentation and Exposition by ..., Volume 1

Van Vechten Veeder - Forensic orations - 1903 - 1324 pages
...it a patrimony of the rich, left it the inheritance of the poor ; found it the two-edged sword of a craft and oppression, left it the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence." His irritable and jealous disposition, overwhelming egotism, and continual thirst for applause did...
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The Making of an Orator

John O'Connor Power - Oratory - 1906 - 361 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...the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence." Antithesis is very effective, but according to the taste of the present day it does not admit of frequent...
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The Victorian Chancellors: By J.B. Atlay, Volume 1

James Beresford Atlay - Great Britain - 1906
...it the patrimony of the rich, left it the inheritance of the poor ; found it the two-edged sword 9 of craft and oppression, left it the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence.1 This speech may be said without exaggeration to have led, directly or indirectly, to a...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 44

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - 1858
...marble. But how much nobler will be the Sovereign's boast, when he shall have it to say, that he ibund law dear and left it cheap ; found it a sealed book,...it the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence !" Nobody needs to be told that this conclusion must have been labored, in advance, because it is not...
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Brougham and His Early Friends: Letters to James Loch, 1798-1809, Volume 3

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1908 - 351 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 ! ' The immediate result of the debate was the issue of two Royal Commissions, the one to inquire into...
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The Canadian Law Times, Volume 32

Law - 1912
...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...the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence.' "The work was carried on by others, until now it may perhaps be said that, without tyranny or oppression...
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The Naked Truth: Vital Issues Before the Country Clearly Analyzed and ...

Charles Henry Betts - Campaign literature - 1913 - 91 pages
...that he found law dear and left it cheap; found it a sealed book, left it a living letter; found Ft the patrimony of the rich, left it the inheritance...the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence. I wish to invite your attention to another provision in the constitution, which relates to your individual...
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