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Discourse in Memory of the Life and Character of the Hon. Geo; E. Badger ...
William A. Graham
No preview available - 2015
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Page 28 - reading makes a full man, conversation a ready man, and writing an exact man.
Page 12 - ... serious object, were valued chiefly as they might minister to this idol of his affections. It was in his profession, that he found himself at home; in this consisted his pride and his pleasure; for, as he said, "the bar is not the place to acquire or preserve a false or fraudulent reputation for talents," and on that theatre he felt conscious of possessing those powers, which would command success.
Page 10 - ... he was appointed a Judge of the Superior Courts of Law and Equity by the Legislature in its session of 1820, at the age of twentyfive.
Page 3 - Hard is his fate on whom the public gaze Is fixed forever to detract or praise; Repose denies her requiem to his name, And Folly loves the martyrdom of Fame.
Page 21 - He refused to argue that Congress had no constitutional power to legislate on the subject of slavery in the territories.