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 247by Great Britain. Parliament - 1828Full view
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...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 ." • real property. The reports of these commissions were followed by various acts of Parliament,...