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" He that holdeth his lands in fee, Need neither to shake nor to shiver, I humbly conceive ; for look, do you see, They are his and his heirs for ever. "
The American Jurist: And Law Magazine - Page 5
1843
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 63

England - 1848
...begged a specimen, on which Yorke recited — " He that holdeth bis lands in fee Need neither to quake nor to shiver, I humbly conceive ; for look, do you see, They are his and his heirs for ever." It may fairly be presumed that a langh went round the table; but Powis was so fully convinced that...
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Westminster hall: or, Professional relics and anecdotes of the bar ..., Volume 3

Law - 1825
...as he pretended, the following verses : viz. " He that holdeth lands in fee, Need neither to quake nor to shiver ; I humbly conceive, for look, do you see, They are his, and his heirs for ever."* " Such a specimen as this, it may easily be conceived, was enough to satisfy the Judge ; but, however...
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Westminster Hall: Or, Professional Relics and Anecdotes of the Bar, Bench ...

Henry Roscoe - Law - 1825
...following verses: viz. " He that holdeth lands in fee, Need neither to quake nor to shiver ; / humlly conceive, for look, do you see, They are his, and his heirs for ever."* " Such a specimen as this, it may easily be conceived, was enough to satisfy the Judge; but, however...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 6

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1844
...is equal to Lord Hardwicke's impromptu : He that holdeth his lands in fee Need neither to shake or to shiver, I humbly conceive — for look, do you see, They are his and his heirs forever. The remark has been made, in relation to the professions, that "physicians are the most learned,...
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Prairiedom: Rambles and Scrambles in Texas Or New Estremadura

Texas - 1845 - 166 pages
...serpents here ? None, I was told, in this region, and was thankful — and why not ? " He that holds his lands in fee, Need neither to shake nor to shiver,...conceive ; for look, do you see. They are his and his heire for ever." 4 Thus realizing the ancient fiction of the poets, and finding I had more land than...
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Lives of Eminent English Judges of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

William Newland Welsby - Great Britain - 1846 - 565 pages
...Yorke endeavoured to excuse himself, on the plea that he had made little progress in his work, but his Lordship would hear of no denial. Accordingly,...Sir Joseph Jekyll, then Master of the Rolls, he had met and admired the young widow of Mr. William Lygon, of Madersfield, in Somersetshire. She was a niece...
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Lives of Eminent English Judges of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

William Newland Welsby - Great Britain - 1846 - 565 pages
...Yorke endeavoured to excuse himself, on the plea that he had made little progress in his work, but his Lordship would hear of no denial. Accordingly,...The foundations of his fortune were now so securely bud, that he might without imprudence think of contracting a matrimonial alliance. At the house of...
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The Life of Lord Chancellor Hardwicke: With Selections from His ..., Volume 1

George Harris - Statesmen - 1847
...reciting, as he pretended, the following verses:— He that holdeth his lands in fee Need neither to quake nor to shiver, I humbly conceive, for look, do you see, They are his and his heirs for ever. Such a specimen as this, it may easily be supposed, was quite enough to satisfy the judge, who could...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1847
...of his proposed work : — " He that holdeth his lands In fee, Need neither to quake nor to quiver, I humbly conceive ; for look, do you see, They are his and his heirs for ever." 'The learned judge took this for a serious attempt to impress upon the youthful mind the great truths of...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 63

England - 1848
...begged a specimen, on which Yorke recited — " He that holdeth his lands in fee Need neither to quake nor to shiver, I humbly conceive ; for look, do you see, They are his and his heirs for ever." It may fairly be presumed that a laugh went round the table ; but Powis was so fully convinced that...
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