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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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Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Judges - 1847
...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...another, a short foot; a third, an indifferent foot : it is the same thing in the chancellor's conscience." — Table Talk. in equity is only to be considered...
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The dawn of modern civilization: or, Sketches of the social condition of ...

Europe, Dawn - Europe - 1847
...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 measure, or call a foot a chancellor's foot : what an uncertain measure would this be ! one chancellor has a...
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The Elements of Morality: Including Polity, Volume 1

William Whewell - Ethics - 1847
...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 Standard Library Cyclopedia of Political, Constitutional, Statistical ...

Political science - 1848
...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." This uncertainty has however long ceased in...
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The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Great Britain - 1848
...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...another, a short foot ; a third, an indifferent foot : it is the same thing in the chancellor's conscience."— Table Talk. INTRODUCTION. the answer is,...
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The Provincial Courts of New Jersey: With Sketches of the Bench and Bar : a ...

Richard Stockton Field - Courts - 1849 - 311 pages
...ruined by a suit in Chancery, which was decreed for him with costs. 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 Provincial Courts of New Jersey: With Sketches of the Bench and Bar : a ...

Richard Stockton Field - Courts - 1849 - 311 pages
...and as that is larger or narrower, DO if 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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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1849
...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 measure we call a foot, of the chancellor's foot ; what an uncertain measure would this be ! One chancellor has a long foot,...
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Hortensius: Or, The Advocate: An Historical Essay

William Forsyth - Law - 1849 - 495 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 the chancellor's foot. What an uncertain measure would this be ! One chancellor has a. long foot ;...
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Hortensius: Or, The Advocate: An Historical Essay

William Forsyth - Law - 1849 - 495 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 the chancellor's foot. What an uncertain measure would this be ! One chancellor has a long foot; another...
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