Speeches of Henry Lord Brougham, Upon Questions Relating to Public Rights, Duties, and Interests: With Historical Introductions, and a Critical Dissertation Upon the Eloquence of the Ancients, Volumen1

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Página 227 - Majocchi about the banker's clerk — or such as all the other contradictions and falsehoods not going to the main body of the case, but to the main body of the credit of the witnesses — let not man rashly and blindly, call these things accidents.
Página 462 - That an humble address be presented to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent to...
Página 240 - Turkey, had numerous disputes which it became necessary to settle by litigation, — 'and,' says his biographer, ' our merchant found by experience, that in a direct fact a false witness was a surer card than a true one ; for if the judge has a mind to baffle a testimony, an...
Página 348 - ... dare utter the word hypocrisy, and complain of those who charged you with it ! This is indeed to insult common sense, and outrage the feelings of the whole human race ! If you were hypocrites before, you were downright, frank, honest hypocrites to what you have now made yourselves — and surely, for all you have ever done, or ever been charged with, your worst enemies must be satiated with the humiliation of this day, its just atonement, and ample retribution ! If Mr.
Página 519 - Continent renders very unlikely, and because it was well worth while to incur a loss upon the first exportation in order by the glut to stifle in the cradle those rising manufactures in the United States which the war has forced into existence contrary to the natural course of things.
Página 225 - Our inclinations are not in our power, nor should either of us be held answerable to the other, because nature has not made us suitable to each other.
Página 225 - ... nature has not made us suitable to each other. Tranquil and comfortable society is, however, in our power ; let our intercourse, therefore, be restricted to that, and I will distinctly subscribe to the condition which you required, through Lady Cholmondeley, that even in the event...
Página 369 - The jury found for the plaintiffs with .£147 damages, and a general verdict was entered. The solicitor-general obtained a rule to show cause why the judgment should not be arrested...
Página 227 - Such is the evidence in support of this measure — evidence inadequate to prove a debt — impotent to deprive of a civil right — ridiculous to convict of the lowest offence — scandalous if brought forward to support a charge of the highest nature which the law knows — monstrous to ruin the honour, to blast the name of an English Queen...

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