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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 Central Law Journal, Volume 2

Law - 1875
...not jus dare ; to interpret law, not to make law, or give law. Lord Bacon has somewhere said, that judges ought to be more learned than witty; more reverend than plausible, and more advised than confident ; and that above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue. Judge Neilson satisfies...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
...pretext of exposition of Scripture, doth not stick to add and alter, and to pro- 5 nounce that which they do not find, and by show of antiquity to introduce...their portion, and proper virtue. Cursed (saith the i0 law) is he that remove th the landmarh. The mi slayer of a mere-stone is to blame. But it is the...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 pages
...under precept 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...things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue. . . . The principal duly of a judge is to suppress force and fraud ; whereof force is the more pernicious...
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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1876 - 636 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...than witty, more reverend than plausible, and more advised6 than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue. " Cursed,"...
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Imaginary conversations. Third series : Conversations of literary men (First ...

Walter Savage Landor - 1876 - 4 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." What gravity and wisdom is there in the remark that, " One foul sentence doth more hurt, than many...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and religious works

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1877
...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...portion and proper virtue. Cursed (saith the law) is he tliat removeth the landmark. The mislayer of a mere-stone is to blame. But it is the unjust judge that...
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The works of lord Bacon, moral and historical, with a brief memoir of the ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1877
...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 ""tty ; more reverend than plausible; and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity...
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Commentaries on the Liberty of the Subject and the Laws of England ..., Volume 1

James Paterson - Civil rights - 1877 - 468 pages
...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." — Bac. Ess. 56. " Can the twelve judges extrajudicially make a thing law to bind the. is the existing...
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The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1878
...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...portion and proper virtue. Cursed (saith the law) is fie that removeth the landmark. The mislayer of a mere-stone is to blame. But it is the unjust judge...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott. Text only, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1879
...pretext of exposition of Scripture, doth not stick to add and alter, and to pro- S nounce that which they do not find, and by show of antiquity to introduce...is he that removeth the landmark. The mislayer of a mere-stone is to blame. But it is the unjust judge that is the capital remover of landmarks, when he...
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