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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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Noctes AmbrosianŠ, Volume 4

John Wilson - Blackwood's Edinburgh magazine - 1863
...sealed book, left it a living letter — found it the patrimony of the rich, left it the inhcritancc of the poor — found it the two-edged sword of craft...the staff of honesty, and the shield of innocence." — M. When truth is now heard in the Senate at last, And the -.Knut of the million in grateful replyLet...
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The Patriotic Speaker: Consisting of Specimens of Modern Eloquence, Together ...

Robert Raikes Raymond - Recitations - 1864 - 524 pages
...have it to say, that he found law dear, and left it cheap; found it a seiiled book — left it an open letter ; found it the patrimony of the rich — left...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...
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The constitutional history of England, 1760-1860, Volume 2

Thomas Erskine May (baron Farnborough.) - 1865
...had yet been commenced, Lord Brougham eloquently foreshadowed the boast of that sovereign who should have it to say "that he found law dear, and left it...the staff of honesty, and the shield of innocence." The whole scheme of renovation is not yet complete : but already may this proud boast be justly uttered...
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THE CRITERION: OF THE TEST OF TALK ABOUT FAMILIAR THINGS., A SERIES OF ESSAYS

HENRY T. TUCKERMAN - 1866
...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 ! " "Why may not this be a lawyer's skull?" muses Hamlet, in the graveyard ; " where be his quiddets...
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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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