Junius: Stat Nominis Umbra, Volume 2

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T. Bensley, 1797 - 325 pages

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Page 180 - Recorded honours shall gather round his monument, and thicken over him. It is a solid fabric, and will support the laurels that adorn it. I am not conversant in the language of panegyric. These praises are extorted from me ; but they will wear well, for they have been dearly earned.
Page 48 - I have been deterred by the difficulty of the task. Our language has no term of reproach, the mind has no idea of detestation, which has not already been happily applied to you, and exhausted.
Page 107 - that having been in this session of parliament expelled this house, he was and is incapable of being elected a member to serve in this present parliament.
Page 88 - Wedderburn's resolution ; and though in him it was rather a profession than a desertion of his principles (I speak tenderly of this gentleman, for, when treachery is in question, I think we should make allowances for a Scotchman), yet we have seen him in the House of Commons, overwhelmed with confusion, and almost bereft of his faculties.
Page 108 - That king James the Second, having endeavoured to subvert the Constitution of the Kingdom, by breaking the original Contract between king and people, and, by the advice of Jesuits, and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental Laws, and having withdrawn himself out of the Kingdom, has abdicated the Government, and that the Throne is thereby become vacant.
Page 284 - ... plainly an'd specially expressed in the warrant of commitment) upon payment or tender of the charges of bringing...
Page 140 - Tis the last Key-stone That makes the Arch. The rest that there were put Are nothing till that comes to bind and shut.
Page 53 - ... principles do not alarm the public so much as they ought, because the consequence and tendency of each particular instance is not observed or regarded. In the mean time, the practice gains ground ; the court of king's bench becomes a court of equity ; and the judge, instead of consulting strictly the law of the land, refers only to the wisdom of the court, and to the purity of his own conscience.
Page 51 - Norman conquest was not complete until Norman lawyers had introduced their laws, and reduced slavery to a system. This one leading principle directs your interpretation of the laws, and accounts for your treatment of juries.
Page 285 - ... unless it appear to the judges and justices upon oath made, that the witnesses for the king could not be produced the same term, sessions, or...

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