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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 essays, i-(lviii) or, Counsels civil and moral of Francis lord ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1879
...Scripture, doth not stick2 to add and alter, and to pronounce3 that which they do not find, and by show4 of antiquity to introduce novelty. Judges ought to be more learned than witty,5 more reverend than plausible,6 and more advised7 than confident. Above all things, integrity...
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The Essays (I-LVIII) Or, Counsels Civil and Moral of Francis, Lord Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1879 - 347 pages
...Scripture, doth not stick2 to add and alter, and to pronounce3 that which they do not find, and by show4 of antiquity to introduce novelty. Judges ought to be more learned than witty,5 more reverend than plausible,6 and more advised7 than confident. Above all things, integrity...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1880 - 641 pages
...under pretext of exposition of Scripture, doth not stick1 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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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 752 pages
...under precept of exposition of Scripture, doth not stick to add and alter; and to pronounce that which N . . . The principal duty of a judge is to suppress force and fraud ; whereof force is the more pernicious...
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The Grammar of English Grammars: With an Introduction, Historical and Critical

Goold Brown, Samuel U. Berrian - English language - 1851 - 1102 pages
...them, and become precedents of indisputable authority."— Dr. Johnson, Rambler, Vol. ii, No. 93. " Judges ought to be more learned than witty, more reverend...things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue." — Bacon's Essays, p. 145. " The wisest nations, having the most and best ideas, will consequently...
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A Practical English Grammar: For the Use of Schools and Private Students

Albert Newton Raub - English language - 1880 - 256 pages
...ruins old ; Of light choice food are his meals, I ween, In his cell so lone and cold. — Dickens. 7. Judges ought to be more learned than witty, more reverend than plausible, and more advised than confident. — Bacon. Articles. RULE IX. (Special). — An article modifies the noun which it limits. Remarks....
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Bacon's Essays, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1881
...pretext of exposition of Scripture, doth not stick to add and alter, and to pro- 3 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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Text-book of Prose from Burke, Webster, and Bacon: With Notes, and Sketches ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1881
...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...witty, more reverend than plausible, and more advised 8 than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue. " Cursed," saith...
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Bacon's Essays, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1882
...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 ťo law) is he that removeth the landmark. The mislayer of a mere-stone is to blame. But it is the...
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Essays, moral, economical, and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1882
...affairs. doth not stick to add and alter; and to pronounce tlat which they do not find, and by shew of antiquity to introduce novelty. Judges ought to...confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion aud proper virtue. 'Cursed, ' isaith the law,) is he that removeth the landmark.' The mislayer of a...
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