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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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Commentaries on Equity Jurisprudence: As Administered in England ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Equity - 1839 - 712 pages
...p. 4, note (A). See Heineccius De Edictis Prtetorum, Lih. 1, cap. 6, 13, 30. for the measure the Chancellor's foot. What an uncertain measure would...another a short foot; a third an indifferent foot. It is the same thing with the Chancellor's conscience." 1 And notions of this sort were, in former...
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The Law Magazine: Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence, Volume 22

Law - 1839
...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, another...
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The English Constitution: A Popular Commentary on the Constitutional Law of ...

George Bowyer - Constitutional law - 1841 - 712 pages
...larger or narrower, so is equity. 'Tis all one *s if they should make the standard for the measure a chancellor's foot. What an uncertain measure would...another a short foot, a third an indifferent foot. It is the same with the chancellor's conscience." Spelman, Coke, Lamband, and even the great Bacon,1...
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Practice of the Court of Chancery: With an Appendix, Containing All the ...

Solomon Atkinson - Equity pleading and procedure - 1842 - 412 pages
...narrower, so is equity. "Tis all one as if they should make his foot the standard for the measure we call a 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." — Selden't Table Talk. trars, except Mr. Colville,...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1843
...one," says Selden, " as if they should make the standard for the measure, the Chancellor's foot." " One Chancellor has a long foot, another a short foot, a third an indifferent foot. It is the same thing with the Chancellor's conscience." Where would such a man as Wolsey stop when...
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The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal, Volume 14

1843
...to the conscience of him that is chancellor ; and as that is larger or narrower, so is equity. 'T is 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 ; another...
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the valley of vision; or the dry bones of istrael revived

george bush - 1844
...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 with a chancellor's conscience." "The discretion of a Judge," said Lord Camden,...
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The Public and Private Life of Lord Chancellor Eldon: With ..., Volume 3

Horace Twiss - Nobility - 1844 - 520 pages
...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...another " ' a short foot, a third an indifferent foot : it is the same " ' thing in the Chancellor's conscience.' " From these intimations, it might be inferred...
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The Public and Private Life of Lord Chancellor Eldon: With ..., Volume 3

Horace Twiss - Engraving - 1844 - 516 pages
...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...foot ; what an uncertain measure " ' would this be 1 One Chancellor has a long foot, another " ' a short foot, a third an indifferent foot : it is the...
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The Public and Private Life of Lord Chancellor Eldon: With ..., Volume 2

Horace Twiss - Judges - 1844 - 869 pages
...the conscience of him that is chancellor, and, as that is larger, or narrower, so is equiiy. It is all one as if they should make the standard for the measure we call a foot, a chancellor's fool ; what an uncertain measure would this be! One chancellor has a long foot, another a short foot,...
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