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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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Graded Lessons in English: An Elementary English Grammar, Consisting ..., Book 1

Alonzo Reed, Brainerd Kellogg - 1897 - 318 pages
...lone and cold. Choice modifies food, and the adverb right modifies the adjective choice. 181 — 7. Judges ought to be more learned than witty, more reverend than plausible, and more advised than confident. Ought, the predicate of the main clause, is modified by the infinitive...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral: And, The New Atlantis

Francis Bacon - 1905 - 200 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 Life and Correspondence of Philip Yorke: Earl of Hardwicke ..., Volume 2

Philip Chesney Yorke - 1913 - 624 pages
...of the perfect picture and character of a good judge which my Lord Bacon hath so admirably drawn1." "Judges ought to be more learned than witty, more reverend than plausible, and more advised than confident." His speech was, " with gravity as one of the sages of the law, and...
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Genealogical and Memorial Encyclopedia of the State of Maryland: A ..., Volume 2

Richard Henry Spencer - 1919 - 506 pages
...decided impartially." Moreover, he fully measured up also to Lord Bacon-s description of a judge: "He was more learned than witty; more reverend than plausible; more advised than confident; above all things integrity was his portion and proper virtue." While he was beloved by all who knew...
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The Woman and the Right to Vote

Rafael Palma - 1919 - 232 pages
...thai their office is jus dicere not jus dare; to interpret law, and not to make law, or give law .... 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 powerful virtue,...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922 - 1422 pages
...tasting strong of guilt. YOUNG— Night Thoughts. Night VIII. L. 835. JUDGES (See also JUDGMENT) б 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. BACON...
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Annual Report of the American Bar Association: Including ..., Volume 48

American Bar Association - 1923 - 1086 pages
...their office is jus dicere not jits dare; to interpret law, and not to make law, or give law." * * * "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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Report of Proceedings of the ... Annual Session of the Georgia ..., Volume 42

Georgia Bar Association - 1925 - 450 pages
...that their office is jus dicere not jus dare; to interpret law, and not to make law, or give law." "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." "Patience...
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West Publishing Company's Docket, Volume 4

1928 - 1070 pages
...that their office is jus dicere not jus dare ; to interpret law, and not to make law, or give law." "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." "Patience...
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Proceedings of the Louisiana Bar Association, Volume 23

Louisiana State Bar Association - 1922 - 278 pages
...their office is jus dicere, and not jus dare; to interpret law, and not to make law, or give law. * * * 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." (Bacon's...
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