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" In no country perhaps in the world is the law so general a study. The profession itself is numerous and powerful ; and in most provinces it takes the lead. The greater number of the deputies sent to Congress were lawyers. But all who read, and most do... "
The Eloquence of the British Senate: Being a Selection of the Best Speeches ... - Page 299
by William Hazlitt - 1809
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Reeves' History of the English Law: From the Time of the Romans to ..., Volume 1

John Reeves - Law - 1869
...the history of our American colonies, their respect for law was remarkable. Burke was struck by it. " In no country perhaps in the world is the law so general a study " (Burke' s Works, vol. ip 188). Mr Buckle cites this remarkable testimony, and adduces more modern...
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History of Civilization in England, Volume 1

Henry Thomas Buckle - France - 1870
...Eurke's Speech, in Parliamentary History, vol. xviii. p. 495; or in Curie's Works, voL ip 188. He says: "In no country perhaps in the world is the law so general a study. The profession itself is numerous aud powerful ; and in most provinces it takes the lead. The greater number of tho deputies sent to...
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COMMENTARIES ON THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES

JOSEPH STORY, LL.D. - 1873
...a means of supply ; and therefore that it should be resorted to only in extreme cases for the tion. In no country perhaps in the world is the law so general...the lead. The greater number of the deputies sent to Congress were lawyers. But all who read — and most do read — endeavor to obtain some smattering...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1873 - 737 pages
...a means of supply; and therefore that it should be resorted to only in extreme cases for the tion. In no country perhaps in the world is the law so general...and in most provinces it takes the lead. The greater nnrnbcr of the deputies sent to Congress were lawyers. But all who rend — and most do read — endeavor...
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The History of Democracy; Or Political Progress, Historically ..., Volume 1

Nahum Capen - Great Britain - 1875 - 677 pages
...he, " to add another circumstance in our colonies, which contributes no mean part toward the growth and effect of this untractable spirit. I mean their...powerful ; and in most provinces it takes the lead. • * " I hear that they have sold nearly as many of Blackstone's Commentaries in America as in England."...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1875 - 947 pages
..., no mean part toward the growth and effect of this untractable spirit — I mean their eduration. In no country perhaps in the world is the law so general...the lead. The greater number of the deputies sent to Congress were lawyers. But all who read, and most do read, endeavor to obtain some smattering in that...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 pages
...Sir, to add another circumstance in our colonies which contributes no mean part towards the growth and effect of this untractable spirit: I mean their...education. In no country, perhaps, in the world is law so general a study. The profession itself is numerous and powerful, and in most provinces it takes...
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MICHIGAN AND THE CENTENNIAL BEING A MEMORIAL RECORD

S.B. McCRACKEN - 1876
...growth and influence of the untractable spirit of the colonists. "In no country in the. world," says he, "is the law so general a study. The profession itself is numerous and powerful; but all who read (and most do read) endeavor to obtain some smattering of the science. I have been...
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Centennial Anniversary of American Independence: Celebration at Grand Rapids ...

Fourth of July celebrations - 1876 - 33 pages
...and influence of the untractable spirit of the Colonists. "In no country in the world," says he, " is the law so general a study. The profession itself is numerous and powerful ; but all who read (and most do read) endeavor to obtain some smattering of the science. I have been...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 28

Literature - 1876
...H. RKJG. VOL. xxvnr. 3 A THE AMERICAN BENCH. IN 1775 Edmund Burke said of our American colonies. " In no country, perhaps, in the world is the law so general a study. All who read — and most do read — endeavour to obtain some smattering in that science." These words...
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