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" ... Equity is a roguish thing : for law we have a measure, know what to trust to ; equity is according to the conscience of him that is chancellor, and as that is larger or narrower, so is equity. "Tis all one as if they should make the standard for the... "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 484
by George Burnett - 1807
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Granite State Monthly, Volume 1

1878
...all one as if they should make the standard for the measure we call a foot a Chancellor's foot ; what an uncertain measure would this be? One Chancellor...short foot, a third an indifferent foot. 'Tis the same in the Chancellor's conscience." Of course it was a necessary and inevitable corollary of such views...
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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations: A Book of Ready Reference for ...

G.W. Carleton & Co - Quotations, English - 1878 - 340 pages
...all one as if they should make the standard for the measure we call a foot a Chancellor's foot ; what an uncertain measure would this be ! One Chancellor...short foot, a third an indifferent foot. 'Tis the same in the Chancellor's conscience. — SELDEN, Table Talk. Equivocation — How absolute the knave is...
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Curiosities of Law and Lawyers

James Paterson - Law - 1882 - 516 pages
...one as if they should make the standard for the measure we call a foot, ' a Chancellor's foot.' What an uncertain measure would this be ! One Chancellor...another a short foot ; a third, an indifferent foot. It is the same thing in the Chancellor's conscience." — Seld. Table Talk. ST. SWITHIN AS LORD CHANCELLOR....
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Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the ..., Volume 2

John Joseph Lalor - Economics - 1883
...all one as if they should make the standard for the measure we call a foot a chancellor's foot, what an uncertain measure would this be! One chancellor has a long foot, another a short foot, :t third an indifferent foot, it is the same thing in the chancellor's conscience." — This uncertainty...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...all one as if they should make the standard for the measure we call a Foot a Chancellpr's Foot ; what an uncertain measure would this be ? One Chancellor...another a short Foot, a third an indifferent Foot. 'T is the same thing in the Chancellor's conscience. Table Talk. Equity. Old friends are best. King...
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Cyclopędia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the ..., Volume 2

John Joseph Lalor - Economics - 1883
...all one as if they should make the standard for the measure we call a foot a chancellor's foot, what an uncertain measure would this be! One chancellor has a long foot, another a short foot, n third an indifferent foot: it is the same thing in the chancellor's conscience."—This uncertainty...
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The Dictionary of English History

Sir Sidney Low, Frederick Sanders Pulling - Great Britain - 1884 - 1119 pages
....... 'Tis all one as if we should make the standard for the measure of a foot the Chancellor's foot. One Chancellor has a long foot : another, a short foot ; a third, an indifferent foot." The Tudor Chancellors certainly seem to have deferred to the personal leanings of the sovereign. But...
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The Dictionary of English History

Sidney James Low, Frederick Sanders Pulling - Great Britain - 1884 - 1119 pages
....... 'Tis all one as if wo should make the standard for the measure of a foot the Chancellor's foot. One Chancellor has a long foot ; another, a short foot ; a third, an indifferent foot." The Tudor Chanci-llors certainly seem to have deferred to the personal leaning« of the sovereign....
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The Dictionary of English History

Sir Sidney Low, Frederick Sanders Pulling - Great Britain - 1884 - 1119 pages
....... 'Tie all one as if we thould make the standard for the measure of » foot the Chancellor's foot. One Chancellor has a long foot ; another, a short foot ; a third, яп indifferent foot." The Tudor ChanOellors certainly seem to have deferred to the personal leanings...
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Montgomery County Law Reporter, Volume 3

Law - 1888
...equity. 'Tis all one as if they should make the standard for the measure the chancellor's foot. What an uncertain measure would this be ! One chancellor...another a short foot, a third an indifferent foot. It is the same thing with a chancellor's conscience." 3 Bl. Com., 432 — note. Chandler vs. Bennett....
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