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" ... any great man to do it where you can hinder it. If it should prevail, it perverts justice; but if the judge be so just, and of such courage as he ought to be, as not to be inclined thereby, yet it always leaves a taint of suspicion behind it. "
The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ... - Page 337
by John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1845
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Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819 - 584 pages
...fearing God, and hating covetousness ; an ignorant man cannot, a coward dares not be a good judge. 4, By no means be you persuaded to interpose yourself,...either by word or letter, in any cause depending, or like to be depending in any court of justice, nor suffer any other great man to do it where you...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 3

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 568 pages
...Tearing God, and hating covetousness; an ignorant man cannot, a coward dares not be a good judge. 4. By no means be you persuaded to interpose yourself,...either by word or letter, in any cause depending, or like to be depending in any court of justice, nor suffer any other great man to do it where you...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1824 - 562 pages
...of the judges, who coming from the king himself on so great an errand, should not be neglected. 11. If any sue to be made a judge, for my own part I should...place of judicature, let him be rejected with shame; Vendtre jure potest, emerat ille prius. 13. Next to the judge, there would be care used in the choice...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834 - 784 pages
...(a) See the Whitelocke MSS. as to presents. (6) See Note GGG, date 20th March, (c) Ante, p. ccvi. " By no means be you persuaded to interpose yourself,...either by word or letter, in any cause depending, or like to be depending, in any court of justice, nor suffer any other great man to do it where you...
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De Laudibus Legum Angliae

Sir John Fortescue, Andrew Amos - Constitutional law - 1825 - 304 pages
...Judges, Burnet, Vol. V. p. 432.) A few traits may here be mentioned : Lord Bacon says, " if any one sue to be made a Judge, for my own part, I should suspect him." " Let not a Judge meet a cause half way, nor give occasion to the party to say, his counsel or proofs...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1826 - 490 pages
...fearing God, and hating covetousness; an ignorant man cannot, a coward dares not be a good judge. 4. By no means be you persuaded to interpose yourself,...either by word or letter, in any cause depending, or like to be depending in any court of justice, nor suffer any other great man to do it where you...
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The Athenaeum, Volume 2

1828 - 268 pages
...From his own mouth we must convict him. ' Lord Bacon, in his abstract.reBections, writes, " If any one sue to be made a judge, for my own part I .should suspect him." When his predecessor was dying, he assumed the character of an entreating courtier praying for the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834 - 458 pages
...common custom of importuning the judges, he warned Villiers of the evil. " By no means," he says, " be you persuaded to interpose yourself, either by word or letter, in any cause depending, or like to be depending in any court of justice, nor suffer any other great man to do it where you...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 65

1837 - 608 pages
...career. 'By no means,' — said Sir Francis, in a letter of advice addressed to the young courtier, — ' by no means be you persuaded to interpose yourself,...letter, in any cause depending in any court of justice, ' nor suffer any great man to do it where you can hinder it. If ' it should prevail, it perverts justice...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 4

1838 - 822 pages
..." By no means," — said Sir Francis, in a letter of advice addressed to the young courtier, — " By no means be you persuaded to interpose yourself,...letter, in any cause depending in any court of justice, nor suffer any great man to do it where you can hinder it. If it should prevail, it perverts justice...
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