An Inductive Study of Standards of Right

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R. G. Badger, 1916 - 321 pages
 

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Page 61 - Litigation. No lawyer is obliged to act either as adviser or advocate for every person who may wish to become his client. He has the right to decline employment. Every lawyer upon his own responsibility must decide what business he will accept as counsel, what causes he will bring into Court for plaintiffs, what cases he will contest in Court for defendants.
Page 58 - entire devotion to the interest of the client, warm zeal in the maintenance and defense of his rights and the exertion of his utmost learning and ability...
Page 29 - They are for nothing but to inspire. I had better never see a book than to be warped by its attraction clean out of my own orbit and made a satellite instead of a system. The one thing in the world of value is the active soul.
Page 30 - A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.
Page 27 - Just so, in teaching, you must simply work your pupil into such a state of interest in what you are going to teach him that every other object of attention is banished from his mind; then reveal it to him so impressively that he will remember the occasion to his dying day; and finally fill him with devouring curiosity to know what the next steps in connection with the subject are.
Page 224 - THE SALOON Growth of the Prohibition Movement. It is difficult for one generation to project itself into the atmosphere of the preceding generation. It is still more difficult to appreciate the life of a century ago; and it is no wonder that there is a distinct shock when one hears for the first time that in the early years of our national existence drinking was so common that at all conferences of ministers certain sums were set aside by the church at large to supply them with spirits. Certain it...
Page 30 - In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts : they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty. Great works of art have no more affecting lesson for us than this. They teach us to abide by our spontaneous impression with goodhumored inflexibility then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side.
Page 190 - ... the ultimate man will be one whose private requirements coincide with public ones. He will be that manner of man who, in spontaneously fulfilling his own nature, incidentally performs the functions of a social unit ; and yet is only enabled so to fulfil his own nature by all others doing the like.
Page 250 - What sort of people are they who have to make these new clearings?' 'All of us,' he replied. 'Why, we ain't happy here unless we are getting one of these coves under cultivation.
Page 249 - The impression on my mind was one of unmitigated squalor. The settler had in every case cut down the more manageable trees, and left their charred stumps standing. The larger trees he had girdled and killed, in order that their foliage should not cast a shade. He had then built a log cabin, plastering its chinks with clay, and had set up a tall zigzag rail fence around the scene of his havoc, to keep the pigs and cattle out. Finally, he had irregularly planted the intervals between the stumps and...

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