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" Judges ought to be more learned than witty ; more reverend than plausible ; and more advised ' than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue. "
Albany Law Journal - Page 148
1875
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Maxims, observations & reflections on morality and religion; selected from ...

T Nixon - 1806 - 176 pages
...an attribute of the divine nature; to be so, to the utmost of our abilities, is the glory of a man. Judges ought to be more learned than witty, more reverend than plausible, and more advised than confident ; above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue. Justice,...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 348 pages
...alter; and to pronounce that which they do not find, and by show of antiquity to introduce novelty. Judges ought to be more learned than witty, more reverend than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue. "...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812 - 322 pages
...alter ; and to pronounce that which they do not find, and by show of antiquity, to introduce novelty. Judges ought to be more learned than witty, more reverend than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue. "...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815 - 310 pages
...alter ; and to pronounce that which they do not find, and by shew of antiquity to introduce novelty. Judges ought to be more learned than witty, more reverend than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue. "...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 48

1840 - 876 pages
...gravity of bearing, are an essential part of justice; and an over-speaking judge is no well-tuned cymbal. Judges ought to be more learned than witty ; more reverend than plausible ; and more advised than confident. It is no grace to a judge first to find that which ho might have...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 312 pages
...alter, and to pronounce that which they do not find, and by show of antiquity to introduce novelty. Judges ought to be more learned than witty ; more reverend than plausible ; and more advised than confident. Above all things integrity is their portion and proper virtue :...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818 - 310 pages
...alter, and to pronounce that which they do not find, and by show of antiquity to introduce novelty. Judges ought to be more learned than witty ; more reverend than plausible ; and more advised than confident. Above all things integrity is their portion and proper virtue :...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - 1819 - 580 pages
...alter ; and to pronounce that which they do not find ; and by shew of antiquity to introduce novelty. Judges ought to be more learned than witty; more reverend than plausible; and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue. Cursed,...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - 1820 - 548 pages
...alter; and to pronounce that which they do not find, and by shew of antiquity to introduce novelty. Judges ought to be more learned than witty, more reverend than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue. "...
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Fortescue De Laudibus Legum AngliƦ: The Translation Into English ... and ...

Sir John Fortescue, Andrew Amos - 1825 - 304 pages
...cutting off evidence or counsel too short, or to prevent information by questions, although pertinent. Judges ought to be more learned than witty, more reverend than plausible, more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue." In a speech to the Judges, previous...
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