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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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Swinton's First [-sixth] Reader, Book 6

William Swinton - Readers - 1885
...sir, to add another circumstance in our Colonies which contributes no mean part2 towards the growth and effect of this untractable spirit. I mean their...country, perhaps, in the world, is the law so general a study.3 The profession itself is numerous and powerful, and in most provinces it takes the lead. The...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - American literature - 1886 - 638 pages
...another circumstance in our colonies which contributes no mean part towards the growth and effec? 140 of this untractable spirit. I mean their education....perhaps in the world is the law so general a study. The 125. at hrand and general an the air. " As broad and general as the casing air." — SHAKESPEARE :...
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The Commencement Annual, Volume 5, Issues 1-2

University of Michigan - 1892
...full of lawyers." Edmund Burke, in 1785, speaking of the English colonies in America, declared that " In no country, perhaps, in the world is the law so...study. The profession itself is numerous and powerful." Not only is the complaint that the profession is crowded an old one, but it seems to be a general one....
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Proceedings of the ... Convocation, Volume 25, Part 1887

University of the State of New York - Education - 1887
...and finds one in their education. " In no country, perhaps, in the world," this is his language, " is the law so general a study. The profession itself...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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A History of the Baptists: Traced by Their Vital Principles and Practices ...

Thomas Armitage - Baptists - 1887 - 978 pages
...Burke said of Americans, in another line, is true of them in their devotion to the Bible, namely : ' In no country, perhaps, in the world, is the law so general a study.' We see, then, that Robinson, Crosby, Irving, Orchard, Jones, Backus, Benedict, Cramp, and other Baptist...
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Report of Proceedings of the ... Annual Session of the Georgia ..., Volume 17

Georgia Bar Association - Bar associations - 1901
...Commons his famous observations on the conciliation of America, he declared of our thirteen colonies: "In no country perhaps in the world is the law so...lead. "The greater number of the deputies sent to Congress were lawyers." . . . Again "but all who read, and most do read, obtain some smattering in...
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The Green Bag, Volume 16

Law - 1904
...among the colonists, the widespread taste for legal education. "In no country in the world," said he, "is the law so general a study. The profession itself...the lead. The greater number of the deputies sent to Congress were lawyers." General Gage had reported he observed that all the.people in his government...
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The Constitutional History and Government of the United States

Judson Stuart Landon - Constitutional history - 1889 - 389 pages
...Revolution stimulated the study of the law. Edmund Burke said in a speech in Parliament : " In no other country perhaps in the world is the law so general...study. The profession itself is numerous and powerful. . . . The greater number of deputies sent to Congress are lawyers. I have been told," he said, " by...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1891 - 1550 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...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 smatteiing...
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Speeches on the American War: And Letter to the Sheriffs of Bristol

Edmund Burke - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1891 - 242 pages
...Sir, to add another circumstance in our colonies, which contributes no mean part towards the growth 15 and effect of this untractable spirit. I mean their...country perhaps in the world is the law so general a study.2 The profession itself is numerous and powerful ; and in most provinces it takes the lead. The...
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