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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 Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1999 - 216 pages
...Scripture doth not stick5 to add and alter; and to pronounce6 that which they do not find; and by shew of antiquity to introduce novelty* Judges ought to be more learned than witty,7 more reverend than plausible,* and more advised8 than confident. Above all things, integrity...
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Sexuality and Form: Caravaggio, Marlowe, and Bacon

Graham L. Hammill - Art - 2000 - 219 pages
...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...reverend than plausible, and more advised than confident. (E, 6:506) If the problem with law reports is that they allow judges to be more witty than learned,...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - Literary Collections - 2002 - 813 pages
...reverend0 than plausible,0 and more advised0 than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion0 and proper virtue. 'Cursed' (saith the law) 'is he that removeth the landmark'.0 The mislayer0 of a mere-stone0 is to blame.0 But it is the unjust judge that is the capital0...
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Great American Judges: An Encyclopedia, Volume 1

John R. Vile - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 981 pages
...dependent upon any man, or body of men."27 In his essay "On Judicature," England's Francis Bacon noted that "judges ought to be more learned than witty, more reverend than plausible, and more advised than confident."28 Significantly, Bacon did not follow his own counsels and was later impeached by the parliament...
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The Ethics of Foreign Policy

David B. MacDonald, Robert G. Patman, Betty Mason-Parker - Political Science - 2007 - 249 pages
...problems requiring new law, in his essay Of Judicature: 'Above all things integrity is their positive and proper virtue. Cursed (saith the law) is he that removeth the landmark.' That, I take it, is directed as much against lawyers, including those advising governments, as it is...
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