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" Equity is a roguish thing; for law we have a measure, know what to trust to; equity is according to the conscience of him that is Chancellor, and as that is larger or narrower, so is equity. 'Tis all one as if they should make the standard for the measure... "
The Schoolmaster, and Edinburgh Weekly Magazine - Page 298
1832
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Table-talk; Or, Selections from the Ana: Containing Extracts from the ...

George Moir - Anecdotes - 1827 - 326 pages
...to the conscience of him that is chancellor, and as that is larger or narrower, so is equity. It is all one as if they should make the standard for the...another a short foot, a third an indifferent foot : it is the same thing ia the chancellor's conscience. 3. That saying, " Do as you would be done to,"...
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A History of the Court of Chancery: With Practical Remarks on the Recent ...

Joseph Parkes - Courts - 1828 - 152 pages
...so is equity. It is all one Doe, v. Kersey, Patch. as if they should make the & Geo- iii- 1765. CP standard for the measure, we call a foot, a Chancellor's...another a short foot, a third an indifferent foot: it is the same thing in the Chancellor's Conscience. Selden. Table Talk, art. Equity, 1660. The absolute...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829 - 360 pages
...foot the standard for the measure, we call a chancellor's foot, what an uncertain measure this would be ! One chancellor has a long foot, another a short foot, a third an indifferent foot: 'tis the same thing in the chancellor's conscience. — Selden. CCLXXIV. It has been observed, that...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829 - 360 pages
...foot the standard for the measure, we call a chancellor's foot, what an uncertain measure this would be ! One chancellor has a long foot, another a short foot, a third an indifferent foot: 'tis the same thing in the chancellor's conscience. — Selden. CCLXXIV. It has been observed, that...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1837
...they should make the standard of measure a chancellor's foot ; what an uncertain measure would tins be ! One chancellor has a long foot ; another a short foot ; a third ao indifferent foot — 'tis the same thing with a chancellor's conscience." Now, as chancellors and...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 8

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - Law reports, digests, etc - 1854
...to the conscience of him that is Chancellor ; and as that is larger, or narrower, so is equity. 'Tis all one, as if they should make the standard for the measure the Chancellor's foot. What an uncertain measure would this be ? One Chancellor has a long foot —...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Sir Philip Sidney's ...

English literature - 1831
...to the conscience of him that is chancellor, and as that is larger or narrower, so is equity. It is all one as if they should make the standard for the...another a short foot, a third an indifferent foot : it is the same thing in the chancellor's conscience. 3. That saying, " Do as you would be done to,"...
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An address to ... earl Stanhope, on ... a survey of Chevening park made ...

Abraham Barham - 1831
...or doubt whatever is, " that IF you increase by a legitimate measure the value of the currency, you Chancellor's foot; what an uncertain measure would...another a short foot, a third an indifferent foot; 'tis the same thing in the Chancellor's conscience." — TABLE TALK, Equity. Perchance "Equity in Law"...
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The Science of Legal Judgment: A Treatise Designed to Show the Materials ...

James Ram - Judgments - 1835 - 146 pages
...to the conscience of him that is chancellor, and as that is larger or narrower, so is equity. 'Tis all one, as if they should make the standard for the measure, a chancellor's foot. What an uncertain measure would this be! One chancellor has a long foot, another...
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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837
...to the conscience of him that is Chancellor, and as that is larger or narrower, so is equity. It is all one as if they should make the standard for the...another a short foot, a third an indifferent foot: it is the same thing in the Chancellor's conscience. — Sclden . 373. Natural Loveliness. — "Is...
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