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" In my mind, he was guilty of no error, he was chargeable with no exaggeration, he was betrayed by his fancy into no metaphor, who once said, that all we see about us, Kings, Lords, and Commons, the whole machinery of the state, all the apparatus of the... "
The New Jersey Magazine - Page 419
1867
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...armed with his primer, against the soldier in full military array. Speech, Jan. 29, 1826. In my mind, he was guilty of no error, he was chargeable with...system, and its varied workings, end in simply bringing twelve good men into a box. Present State of the Law, Feb. 7, 1828. Pursuit of knowledge under difficulties.1...
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West American History, Volume 33, Part 1

Hubert Howe Bancroft - British Columbia - 1902
...with deafening shouts and huzzas. CHAPTER XXVIII. EXTENSION OF THE VIGILANCE PRINCIPLE. In my mind, he was guilty of no error, he was chargeable with...system and its varied workings, end in simply bringing twelve good men into a box. Lord Brougham. PLATO, in his Republic, defines justice as "the interest...
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Literary Collector: A Monthly Magazine of Booklore and Bibliography, Volume 5

Frederick C. Bursch, Annie Dennis Bursch - Bibliography - 1903
...is a certain magic about the number "Twelve." Lord Brougham perpetuated the saying of somebody that "Kings, Lords and Commons, the whole machinery of...system and its varied workings, end in simply bringing twelve good men into a box." Sydney Smith's living in Yorkshire "was so far out of the way that it...
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The Dictionary of Legal Quotations: Or, Selected Dicta of English ...

James William Norton-Kyshe - Law - 1904 - 344 pages
...Cockburn, J., Winsor v. The Queen (1866), L, R. 1Q.B. Ca. 305. See also 23, 29, 30, below. 22. In my mind, he was guilty of no error, he was chargeable with...system, and its varied workings, end in simply bringing twelve good men into a box.1 —Lord Brougham (1828), Present State of the Law (Feb. 7). See LIBERTY...
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The Aftermath of War: An Account of the Repatriation of Boers and Natives in ...

George B. Beak - Afrikaners - 1906 - 296 pages
...be the worst—the cant of criticism is the most tormenting!'—STERNK. ' All we see about us, King, Lords, and Commons, the whole machinery of the State,...system, and its varied workings, end in simply bringing twelve good men into a box.'—LORD BROUGHAM. ' WHEN the whole story is told,' wrote Lord Milner of...
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Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand ...

Quotations - 1906 - 763 pages
...Solid men of Boston, make no long orations: Solid men of Boston, banish strong potations! Box, — The whole machinery of the State, all the apparatus...system, and its varied workings, end in simply bringing twelve good men into a box, BROUGHAM, Present State of the Law Boxes, — A beggarly account of empty...
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The Canadian Law Times, Volume 26

Canada - 1907
...Lord Brougham, in a speecli delivered in the House of Commons in February, 1828, said: "In my mind, he was guilty of no error, he was chargeable with no exaggeration, he was betrayed by his fancy with no metaphor, who once said that all we see about us, Kings, Lords, and Commons, the whole machinery...
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The Negro Problem: Abraham Lincoln's Solution

William Passmore Pickett - African Americans - 1909 - 580 pages
...into practical effect? Simply through the ballotbox. Lord Brougham said of the English Constitution, that All we see about us, kings, lords and commons,...of the state, all the apparatus of the system and in its various workings, end in simply bringing twelve good men into a box. And in like manner, and...
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The Negro Problem: Abraham Lincoln's Solution

William Passmore Pickett - African Americans - 1909 - 580 pages
...conceive his projected social organization as complete without the introduction of a class of bondsmen. All we see about us, kings, lords and commons, the...of the state, all the apparatus of the system and in its various workings, end in simply bringing twelve good men into a box. And in like manner, and...
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Annual Report of the Massachusetts Bar Association, Volume 1

Massachusetts Bar Association - Bar associations - 1911
...which Lord Brougham voiced the idea in his famous tribute to trial by jury. " In my mind," said he, " he was guilty of no error, he was chargeable with...system and its varied workings, end in simply bringing twelve good men into a box." It would be natural- to suppose that a country settled by men of the English...
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