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" Judges ought to be more learned than witty ; more reverend than plausible ; and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue. "
Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately - Page 582
edited by - 1864
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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon, Peter Shaw - 1733
...introduces Novelty. Judges mould rather be learned than ingenious ; reverend than affable •, advifed than confident. Above all things, Integrity is their Portion and proper Virtue. Curfed, fays the Law, is he that removetb the ancient Land-Mark. Certainly, the Miflayer of a Mark-Stone...
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A Collection of Select Aphorisms and Maxims: With Several Historical ...

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1748 - 322 pages
...fifliion. 1 274. Judges ought to be more learned than witty, more reverend than plaufible, and more advifed than confident : Above all things, integrity is their portion, and proper virtue. 1275. Magiftrates are to obey, as well as execute laws. Power is not to do wrong, but to punim the...
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Maxims, observations & reflections on morality and religion; selected from ...

T Nixon - 1806
...an attribute of the divine nature; to be so, to the utmost of our abilities, is the glory of a man. Judges ought to be more learned than witty, more reverend...things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue. Justice, without mercy, is extreme injury; and it is as great tyranny, not to mitigate laws, as iniquity...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...under pretext of exposition of scripture, doth not stick to add and alter; and to pronounce that which they do not find, and by show of antiquity to introduce...(saith the law,) is he that removeth the landmark." The mislay er of a mere stone is to blame; but it is the unjust judge that is the capital remover of landmarks,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 48

1840
...gravity of bearing, are an essential part of justice; and an over-speaking judge is no well-tuned cymbal. Judges ought to be more learned than witty ; more...than plausible ; and more advised than confident. It is no grace to a judge first to find that which ho might have heard in due time from the bar ; or...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 35

1834
...We never see him but the picture sketched by Lord Bacou is brought before us. " Judges ought to bu more learned than witty, more reverend than plausible, and more advised than confident. Patience and gravity of bearing are an essential part of justice ; and AN OVERSl'EAKING JUDGE is ||u...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...under pretext of exposition of Scripture, doth not stick to add and alter, and to pronounce that which they do not find, and by show of antiquity to introduce...he that, removeth the land-mark." The mislayer of a meer-stone is to blame ; but it is the unjust Judge that is the capital remover of land-marks, when...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...under pretext of exposition of Scripture, doth not stick to add and alter, and to pronounce that which they do not find, and by show of antiquity to introduce...he that, removeth the land-mark." The mislayer of a meer-stone is to blame ; but it is the unjust Judge that is the capital remover of land-marks, when...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...Scripture, doth not stick to add and alter ; and to pronounce that which they do not find ; and by shew of antiquity to introduce novelty. Judges ought to...he that removeth the land-mark. The mislayer of a mere-stone is to blame : but it is the unjust judge that is the capital remover of land-marks, when...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...antiquity to introduce novelty. Jndges ought to be more learned than witty, more reverend than plansible, and more advised than confident. Above all things,...of a mere stone is to blame ; but it is the unjust jndge that is the capital remover of landmarks, when he defineth amiss of land and property. One fonl...
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