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Página v - There shall never be one lost good! What was, shall live as before; The evil is null, is nought, is silence implying sound; What was good shall be good, with, for evil, so much good more; On the earth the broken arcs; in the heaven, a perfect round.
Página 12 - The very considerations which judges most rarely mention, and always with an apology, are the secret root from which the law draws all the juices of life. I mean of course, considerations of what is expedient for the community concerned.
Página 14 - The distinction of public wrongs from private, of crimes and misdemeanors from civil injuries, seems principally to consist in this: that private wrongs or civil injuries are an infringement or privation of the civil rights which belong to individuals, considered merely as individuals...
Página 237 - ... a sacrifice to the law. They were looked upon as good subjects at court, and as good neighbours in the country ; all the restraints and reproaches of former times being forgotten.
Página 330 - Get but the truth once uttered, and 'tis like A star new-born, that drops into its place, And which, once circling in its placid round, Not all the tumult of the earth can shake.
Página 151 - The bishops and learned men cursed them continually, but the effect thereof was nothing to them; for they were all accursed, and forsworn, and abandoned. To till the ground was to plough the sea: the earth bare no corn, for the land was all laid waste by such deeds; and...
Página 437 - University scholarships of $150 each are awarded to applicants who give evidence of special fitness to pursue advanced studies. Several prizes of from } 50 to $250 are awarded.
Página 36 - But if the ox were wont to push with his horn in time past, and it hath been testified to his owner, and he hath not kept him in, but that he hath killed a man or a woman ; the ox shall be stoned, and his owner also shall be put to death.
Página 235 - Thence, my lords, having done the utmost to the king, he goes to the people. At York, the country being met together for justice, at the open assizes upon the bench, he tells them, speaking of the justices of the peace, ' That they were all for law, nothing but law, but they should find, that the king's little finger should be heavier than the loins of the law.