The Grandeur of the Law: Or, the Legal Peers of England

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1843 - 80 עמודים
 

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עמוד 43 - With public zeal to cancel private crimes: How safe is treason and how sacred ill, Where none can sin against the people's will ! Where crowds can wink, and no offence be known, Since in another's guilt they find their own.
עמוד 85 - He was afterwards a Senator of the College of Justice, under the title of Lord Kemnay.
עמוד 63 - May, 1814, he was raised to the dignity of the peerage, by the title of baron Exmouth, with a pension of 2,0001.
עמוד 137 - I can say, and will say, that, as a Peer of Parliament, as Speaker of this right honorable House, as keeper of the great seal, as guardian of his Majesty's conscience, as Lord High Chancellor of England, — nay, even in that character alone in which the noble Duke would think it an affront to be considered, but which character none can deny me, — as a MAN, — I am, at this moment, as respectable, — I beg leave to add, I am as much respected, — as the proudest Peer I now look down upon ! H.
עמוד 137 - I am amazed at his Grace's speech. The noble Duke cannot look before him, behind him, or on either side of him, without seeing some noble Peer who owes his seat in this House to his successful exertions in the profession to which I belong. Does he not feel that it is as honorable to owe it to these, as to being the accident of an accident? To all these noble Lords the language of the noble Duke is as applicable, and as insulting, as it is to myself. But I do not fear to meet it single and alone.
עמוד 137 - I can say and will say, that, as a peer of parliament, — as Speaker of this right honourable House, — as Keeper of the Great Seal, — as guardian of his Majesty's conscience, — as Lord High Chancellor of England, — nay, even in that character alone in which the noble Duke would think it an affront to be considered, — but which...
עמוד 33 - Nottingham, was a person of the greatest abilities and most uncorrupted integrity, a thorough master and zealous defender of the laws and constitution of his country, and endued with a pervading genius, that enabled him to discover and to pursue the true spirit of justice, notwithstanding the embarrassments raised by the narrow and technical notions which then prevailed in the courts of law, and the imperfect ideas of redress which had possessed the courts of equity.
עמוד 98 - one of those divine men, who, like a chapel in a palace, remain unprofaned, while all the rest is tyranny, corruption, and folly.
עמוד 102 - Esq., who was prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas, in the reigns of Elizabeth and James the First; the reversion having been purchased of Sir Henry Pakenham, and Jane his wife in 1620.
עמוד 177 - LL.B. in 1823, and was called to the. Bar by the society of Lincoln's Inn, in Michaelmas Term...

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