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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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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations

G.W. Carleton & Co - Quotations, English - 1877 - 340 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 wo call a foot a Chancellor's foot ; what an uncertain meusure would this be ! One Chancellor has a...
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The Westminster review [afterw.] The London and Westminster review [afterw ...

sir John Bowring - 1877
...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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The Granite Monthly, Volume 1

New Hampshire - 1878
...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...another a short foot, a third an indifferent foot. "Tis the same in the Chancellor's conscience." Of course it was a necessary and inevitable corollary...
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Granite State Monthly, Volume 1

1878
...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...another a short foot, a third an indifferent foot. 'Tis the same in the Chancellor's conscience." Of course it was a necessary and inevitable corollary...
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Current Comment and Legal Miscellany, Volume 2

Law - 1890
...to the conscience of him that is chancellor ; and as that is larger and 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 this would be ! One chancellor has a long foot, another...
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Recueil Des Cours, Collected Courses 1930, Volume 33

Academie De Droit International De La Ha - Law - 1968 - 400 pages
...according to the conscience of him that is chancelier, and that is larger or narrower so is equity. Tis ail one, as if they should make the standard for the measure we call a chancellor's foot, what an uncertain measure this would be ! One chancelier bas a long foot, another...
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Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana, Volume 138

Louisiana. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1916
...narrower, so is equity. 'Tis all one as if they should make his foot the standard of the measure \ve call a Chancellor's foot. What an uncertain measure would this be. One Chancellor has a long foot, and the other a short foot, a third an indifferent foot.' 'Tis the same thing in the Chancellor's conscience....
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Bankruptcy act revision: hearings before the Subcommittee on Civil and ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights - 1975
...conscience of him that is Chancellor, and as that is larger or narrower, so is Equity. Tis all one if they should make the standard for the measure we...another a short foot, a third an indifferent foot. Tis the same thing in the Chancellor's conscience. — John Selden, Equity A SECURED CREDITOR is not...
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The Law's Conscience: Equitable Constitutionalism in America

Peter Charles Hoffer - Political Science - 1990 - 301 pages
...according to the conscience of him that is Chancellor, and as it is larger or narrower so is equity. Tis all one as if they should make the Standard for the measure wee call A foot, to be the Chancellors foot; what an uncertain measure would this be; one Chancellor...
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Medusa’s Gaze: Casuistry and Conscience in the Renaissance

1991 - 344 pages
...according to the conscience of him that is Chancellor, and as it is larger or narrower soe is equity. Tis all one as if they should make the Standard for the measure wee call A foot, to be the Chancellors foot; what an uncertain measure would this be; One Chancellor...
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