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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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Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 4

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional history - 1838
...office is jus dicere and not jus „ dare; to interpret law, and not to make or give law — that they ought to be more learned than witty, more reverend than plausible, and more advised than confident — and above all things that integrity is their proper portion and virtue." VOL. rv. w The Constitution...
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Ten Thousand a Year, Volume 2

Samuel Warren - 1841 - 547 pages
...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...reverend than plausible; and more advised than confident. It is no grace to a judge first to find that which he might have heard in due time from the bar ; or...
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Ten Thousand A-year

Samuel Warren - 1842
...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 he might have heard in due time from the bar; or...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...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...the landmark.' The mislayer of a mere stone is to hlame, but it is the unjust' judge that is the capital remover of land-marks, when he detineth amiss...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...exposition of Scripture doth not stick to add and alter, and to pronounce that which they do not flnd ; and by show of antiquity to introduce novelty. Judges...the landmark.' The mislayer of a mere stone is to hlame, but it is the unjust judge that is the capital remover of land-marks, when he defineth amiss...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

1846
...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...proper virtue ; 'Cursed' (saith the law) 'is he, that removeih the landmark.' The mislayer of a mere stone is to blame, but it is the unjust judge that is...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 45

Law reports, digests, etc - 1871
...hard-headed, but strong-hearted," and " ought to be more learned than witty, more reverend than plausible, more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue." Hence, during the eight years he was Justice and Chief Justice of this court, he was laborious, pains-...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1848 - 455 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...novelty. Judges ought to be more learned than witty, moie reverend than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 pages
...pretext oi' 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...confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and propei virtue. " Cursed (saith the law) is he that removeth the landmark." The mislayer of a mere stone...
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The Worthies of Westmorland: Or, Notable Persons Born in that ..., Volume 2

George Atkinson - Cumbria (England) - 1850
...COMMON PLEAS AT WESTMINSTER J ONE OF THE LORDS COMMISSIONERS OF THE GREAT SEAL, ETC. 1741—1793. " Judges ought to be more learned than witty, more reverend...things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue." — BACON. 44 //[[HE first principles of jurisprudence are simple '^ maxims of reason, of which the...
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