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" Secondly, for the advocates and counsel that plead ; patience and gravity of hearing is an essential part of justice ; and an over-speaking judge is no well-tuned cymbal. It is no grace to a judge, first to find that which he might have heard in due time... "
Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ... - Page 171
by Ancient learning - 1812
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - 2002 - 813 pages
...example,0 but a merciful eye upon the person. Secondly, for the advocates and counsel0 that plead. Patience and gravity of hearing is an essential part of justice; and an overspeaking0 judge is no well-tuned cymbal.0 It is no grace0 to a judge first to find0 that which...
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Searching for Justice: An Autobiography

Fred Kaufman, Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History - 2005 - 359 pages
...and pithily made important points. One of the best remembered is his admonition to loquacious judges: 'Patience and gravity of hearing is an essential part...justice; and an overspeaking judge is no well-tuned cymbal.'3 I was reminded of Bacon's pronouncement when I was engaged in 1966 to lead the defence in...
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The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L.L.D.

James Wilson, Bird Wilson - 2005 - 1429 pages
...as his family, and his fellow citizens as brothers. Patience of hearing, says the great Lord Bacon, is an essential part of justice ; and an overspeaking judge is no well tuned cymbal. It is no grace to a judge, first to find that, which, in due time, he might have...
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Cases and Materials on the English Legal System

Michael Zander - 2007
...advocate; and the change does not become him well. Lord Chancellor Bacon spoke right when he said that:3 'patience and gravity of hearing is an essential part...and an overspeaking judge is no well-tuned cymbal'. For a comparable criminal case see _R v. Perks4 In Gunning the conviction was quashed where the judge...
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