A Few Specimens of the Ars Logica Copleiana, Or, Solicitor-General's Logic: As Exhibited in the Case Macirone V. Murray, Tried in the Court of King's Bench at Westminster, on Friday, December 10, 1819 ... as Taken in Shorthand by Mr. Farquharson, for Mr. Murray

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Page 57 - Vaughan now moved for a rule to shew cause, why the verdict should not be set aside, and a new trial granted.
Page xvii - For I have neither wit, nor words, nor worth, Action, nor utterance, nor the power of speech, To stir men's blood: I only speak right on; I tell you that which you yourselves do know...
Page 8 - Sir C. Stuart, and Pozzo di Borgo were assembled in council ; and Talleyrand, turning to the Duke, requested him to read to the Count the capitulation which they had just concluded.'* p.
Page 140 - The prince called to the crier, and asked to gee the carpeting, which seemed to him to be valued at an exorbitant price, not only for the size of it, but the meanness of the stuff. When he had examined it well, he told the crier, that he could not comprehend how so small a piece of carpeting, and of so indifferent an appearance, could be set at so high a price.
Page 8 - Macironi we are tempted to predict that he has little reason to apprehend the honourable mode of death which was inflicted on his master. His vocation seems to be to another kind of exit.
Page 140 - If this price seems so extravagant to you, your amazement will be greater when I tell you I have orders to raise it to forty purses, and not to part with it under." "Certainly," answered Prince Houssain, "it must have something very extraordinary in it, which I know nothing of.
Page 148 - Solicitor-General had said, that his duty was not to impose or to influence by any distorted statement ; all that was required of him was, that he should sum up the evidence with truth and accuracy, and then point out how it applied to the charges upon which the bill was founded. If it were not expected of him to incur any charge of this mis-statement, still less, he hoped, was it expected of him to use the slightest expression derogatory...
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Page 148 - His duty was not to impose or to influence by any distorted statement ; all that was required of him was, that he should sum up the evidence with truth and accuracy, and then point out how it applied to the charges upon which the Bill was founded. If it were not expected of him to incur any charge of this misstatement, still less, he hoped, was it expected of him to use the slightest expression derogatory from the station and dignity of her Majesty the Queen.

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