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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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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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The Maclise Portrait-gallery of Illustrious Literary Characters: With ...

Daniel Maclise - Authors - 1898 - 540 pages
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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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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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Chamber's Cyclopędia of English Literature

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1902
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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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