Inaugural Addresses Delivered by the Professors of Law in the University of the City of New-York at the Opening of the Law School of that Institution

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E.B.Clayton, 1838 - Law - 28 pages
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Page 22 - court of justice, the veriest dolt that ever stammered a sentence, would be more attended to, with a case in point, than Cicero with all his eloquence, unsupported by authorities,"* yet even an argument on a dry point of law, produces a better impression, secures a more attentive auditor in the judge, when it is constructed and put together with attention to the rules of the rhetorical art ; when it is delivered, not stammeringly, but fluently ; when facts and * Maddock's Chancery.
Page 5 - Usefulness of the Legal Profession and the necessity and importance of providing additional means for instruction in Legal Science.

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