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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. It is all one as if they should make the standard for the measure,... "
The Granite Monthly: A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History, Biography ... - Page 40
edited by - 1878
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The Calcutta Review Volume XLIII

R.C. Lepage - 1866
...language of Selden. ' Equity is a roguish ' thing. Equity is according 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 afoot ' a chancellor's...
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A Treasury of Table Talk

Treasury - Fiction - 1868 - 128 pages
...them. Burke. EQUITY. Equity is a roguish thing ; for law we have a measure, and know what to trust to : equity is according to the conscience of him that...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 this...
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... Areopagitica: 24 November 1644. Preceded by illustrative documents ...

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 1869 - 80 pages
...Roguifh thing, for Law we have a meafure, know what to trufl to, Equity is according to Confcience of him that is Chancellor, and as that is larger or narrower, fo is Equity. 'Tis all one as if they mould make the Standard for the meafure, we call a Chancellors...
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Table-talk: 1689, Issue 6

John Selden, Richard Milward - Table-talk - 1868 - 120 pages
...Roguifh thing, for Law we have a meafure, know what to truft to, Equity is according to Confcience of him that is Chancellor, and as that is larger or narrower, fo is Equity. 'Tis all one as if they mould make the Standard for the meafure, we call a Chancellors...
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Table-talk

John Selden - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1868 - 120 pages
...Roguifh thing, for Law we have a meafure, know what to truft to, Equity is according to Confcience of him that is Chancellor, and as that is larger or narrower, fo is Equity. 'Tis all one as if they mould make the Standard for the meafure, we call a Chancellors...
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The Articled Clerk's Hand-book: Containing a Course of Study for the ...

Richard Hallilay, George Badham - Law - 1873 - 196 pages
...litigation.(6) , The learned Selden said : " For law we have a measure, and know what to trust to. Equity is according to the conscience of him that is Chancellor, and as that is large or narrow so is equity." But however true this opinion may have been when uttered, it is not...
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Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of ..., Volume 1

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Judges - 1874
...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...uncertain measure would this be? One chancellor has along foot ; another a short foot ; a third, an indifferent foot : it is the same thing in the chancellor's...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1874 - 778 pages
...JOHN SELDEN. 1584-1654. 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...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 we call a foot a Chancellor's foot...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 90

Law - 1920
..."Equity is a roguish thing ; for law we have a measure know what to trust to; equity is according to 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 of the measure we call a foot ; what an uncertain...
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Familiar quotations ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 864 pages
...JOHN SELDEN. 1584-1654. 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...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 we call a foot a Chancellor's foot...
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