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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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The Southern Quarterly Review

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - American periodicals - 1844
...should make the standard for the measure the 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. It is the same thing with the chancellor's conscience." despaired. Cavilling objectors have found much...
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The Public and Private Life of Lord Chancellor Eldon: With ..., Volume 3

Horace Twiss - Engraving - 1844 - 516 pages
...the measure we " ' call a foot, a Chancellor's foot ; what an uncertain measure " ' would this be I One Chancellor has a long foot, 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 2

Horace Twiss - Judges - 1844 - 869 pages
...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 measure we call a fool, a chancellor's foot; what an uncertain measure would this be! One chancellor has a long foot,...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 6

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1844
...according to the conscience of him who 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 this would be! One chancellor has a long foot, another...
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The Elements of Morality: Including Polity, Volume 1

William Whewell - Ethics - 1845
...to the Conscience of him who 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 ! " Since Morality is governed by fixed...
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The Elements of Morality: Including Polity, Volume 1

William Whewell - Ethics - 1845
...the Conscience of him who is Chancellor ; and as that is larger or narrower, so is Equity. "I ', . all one as if they should make the standard for the measure the Chancellor's foot. What an uncertain measure would this be !" Since Morality is governed by fixed...
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A Popular and Practical Introduction to Law Studies: And to Every Department ...

Samuel Warren - Law - 1845 - 944 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 of the Chancellor's foot. What an uncertain measure would this be ! One Chancellor has a long foot...
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Collections of the New Jersey Historical Society, Volume 3

New Jersey Historical Society - Local history - 1849
...and as that is larger or narrower, BO is equity. It is all one as if they should make the standard of the measure we call a foot, a Chancellor's foot ;...another a short foot, a third an indifferent foot : it is the same thing in the Chancellor's conscience." — Selden's Table-Talk. In fact, it was not...
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The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Great Britain - 1846
...to the conscience of him who 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 measure we call a foot , a chancellor,s foot., What an uncertain measure would this be? One chancellor has a long foot ; another,...
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The Equitable Jurisdiction of the Court of Chancery: Comprising ..., Volume 1

George Spence - Civil procedure - 1846
...sometimes according to law, someiimes according lo the rule of court." "Equity is a roguish Ihing. 'Tis all one as if they should make the standard for the measure of a Chancellor's foot," Seiden, Table Talk, title Equity, Oper, torn. iv. p. 2028. Seiden better than...
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