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" He was bred to the law, which is, in my opinion, one of the first and noblest of human sciences ; a science which does more to quicken and invigorate the understanding, than all the other kinds of learning put together; but it is not apt, except in persons... "
Collections, Historical and Miscellaneous: And Monthly Literary Journal - Page 337
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The Eloquence of the British Senate: Being a Selection of the Best ..., Volume 2

William Hazlitt - Great Britain - 1809
...profession. He was bred to the law, which is, in my opinion, one of the first and noblest of human sciences ; a science, which does more to quicken and invigorate the understanding, than all other kinds of human learning put together : but it is not apt, except in persons very happily born,...
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Junius: including letters by the same writer, under other signatures, (now ...

Junius - Great Britain - 1812
...profession. He was bred to the law, which is, in my opinion, one of the first and noblest of human sciences ; a science which does more to quicken and invigorate...than all the other kinds of learning put together ; but it is not apt, except in persons very happily born, to open and to liberalize the mind exactly...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins - England - 1812
...He was bred to the law, which is, in my opinion, one of the first and noblest of human science s ; a science, which does more to quicken and invigorate...than all the other kinds of learning put together; but it is not apt, except in persons very happily born, to open and to liberalize the mind exactly...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...profession. He was bred to the law, which is, in my opinion, one of the first and noblest of human sciences; a science, which does more to quicken and invigorate the understanding, than all other kinds of human learning put together: but it is not apt, except in persons very happily born,...
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Junius: Including Letters by the Same Writer, Under Other Signatures, (now ...

Junius - Great Britain - 1813
...profession. He was bred to the law, which is, in my opinion, one of the first and noblest of human sciences; a science which does more to quicken and invigorate...than all the other kinds of learning put together; but it is not apt, except in persons very happily born, to open and to liberalize the mind exactly...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1814
...Grenville was bred to the law, which is, in my " opinion, one of the first and noblest of human sciences ; a " science which does more to quicken and invigorate...understanding, than all the other kinds of learning put toge" ther; but it is not apt, except in persons very happily born, to open and to liberalise...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Dugald Stewart - 1814
...science and profession of law ; and accordingly, it has been observed by Mr. Burke, " That they do more to quicken and invigorate the understanding,...than all the other kinds of learning put together." The same author however adds, that " they are not apt, except in persons very happily born, to open...
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Maxims, Opinions and Characters, Moral, Political, and Economical, Volume 2

Edmond Burke - English literature - 1815
...profession. He was bred to the law, which is, in my opinion, one of the first and noblest of human sciences ; a science which does more to quicken and invigorate...than all the other kinds of learning put together ; but it is not apt, except in persons very happily born, to open and to liberalize the mind exactly...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1818
...the science and profession of law; and accordingly it has been observed by Mr. Burke, " That they do more to quicken and invigorate the understanding,...than all the other kinds of learning put together." The same author .however adds, " That they are not apt, except in persons very happily born, to open...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1821
...science and profession of law ; and accordingly, it has been observed by Mr. Burke, " That they do " more to quicken and invigorate the understanding,...than all the " other kinds of learning put together." The same author however adds, that " they are not apt, except irt persons very hap'* pily born,...
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