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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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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 72

1852
...patrimony of the rich — left it the inheritance 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 if for nothing else bnt to carry through all our courts the reform thus nobly commenced in the...
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The Polar star, being a continuation of 'The Extractor', of ..., Volume 6

1831
...boast, when he shall have it to say, that he found law dear, and left it cheap— found it a seated book, left it a living letter — found it the patrimony...innocence. To me, much reflecting on these things, it Las always seemed a worthier honour to be the instrument of making you bestir yourselves in this high...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1836 - 504 pages
...found law dear and left it cheap ; found it a sealed book — left it a living letter ; found it a patrimony of the rich — left it the inheritance...reflecting on these things, it has always seemed a worthier honor to be the instrument of making you bestir yourselves in this high matter, than to enjoy all that...
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Opinions on Politics, Theology, &c

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Political science - 1839
...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...reflecting on these things, it has always seemed a worthier honor to be the instrument of making you bestir yourselves in this high matter, than to enjoy all that...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

1843
...found law dear and left it cheap ; found it a sealed book — left it a living letter ; found it a patrimony of the rich — left it the inheritance...reflecting on these things, it has always seemed a worthier honor to be the instrument of making you bestir yourselves in this high matter, than to enjoy all that...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1844 - 504 pages
...found law dear and left it cheap ; found it a sealed book — left it a living letter ; found it a patrimony of the rich — left it the inheritance...reflecting on these things, it has always seemed a worthier honor to be the instrument of making you bestir yourselves in this high matter, than to enjoy all that...
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Documents Accompanying the Journal ...

Michigan. Legislature - Michigan - 1845
...and left it the inheritance of the poor, found it the two edged sword of craft and oppression, and left it the staff of honesty, and the shield of innocence....reflecting on these things, it has always seemed a worthier honor to be the instrument of making you bestir yourselves in this high matter, than to enjoy all that...
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Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland

Henry Brewster Stanton - Grande-Bretagne - 1849 - 393 pages
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Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland

Henry Brewster Stanton - Great Britain - 1849 - 393 pages
...it a living letter—found it the patrimony of the rich, left it the inheritance of the poor—found it the twoedged sword of craft and oppression, left...it the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence !" This speech, one of the greatest Mr. Brougham ever delivered, was followed by an address to the...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...shall have to say, that he found law dear, and left it cheap ; found it a sealed book, left it an open letter; found it the patrimony of the rich, left it...the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence. 13. Nothing is more amiable than true modesty, and nothing more contemptible than the false ; the one...
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