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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. "Tis all one as if they should make the standard for the measure... "
Journal of a tour and residence in Great Britain, during ... 1810 and 1811 ... - Page 367
by Louis Simond - 1815
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Table talk: being the discourses of John Selden

John Selden, Richard Milward - Table-talk - 1689 - 167 pages
...Standard for the measure we call a Foot, a Chancellor's Foot ; what an uncertain Measure would be this. One Chancellor has a long Foot, another a short Foot,...'Tis the same thing in the Chancellor's Conscience. 3. That saying, " Do as you would be done to," is often misunderstood ; for 'tis not thus meant, that...
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The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L. L. D.: Late One of the ...

James Wilson, Bird Wilson - Law - 1804
...and as that is larger or narrower, so is equity. It is all one as if they should make the standard of measure a chancellor's foot. What an uncertain measure...'Tis the same thing in the chancellor's conscience." Similar, though not expressed, perhaps, in a similar manner, Were the sentiments of the principal lawyers...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...that is larger or narrower, so is equity. Tis all one, as if they should make the standard for the measure, a chancellor's foot. What an uncertain measure...Tis the same thing in the chancellor's conscience. 3. That saying, Do as you would be done to, is often misunderstood ; for it is not thus meant, that...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - English prose literature - 1807
...that is larger or narrower, so is equity. Tis all one, as if they should make the standard for the measure, a chancellor's foot. What an uncertain measure...Tis the same thing in the chancellor's conscience. 3. That saying, Do as you would be done to, is often misunderstood ; for it is not thus meant, that...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...equity. Tis all one, as if they should make the standard for the measure, a chancellor's foot. AVhat an uncertain measure would this be! One chancellor...'Tis the same thing in the chancellor's conscience. 3. That saying, Do as you would be done to, is often misunderstood ; for it is not thus meant, that...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...that is larger or narrower, so is equity. Tis all one, as if they should make the standard for the measure, a chancellor's foot. What an uncertain measure...Tis the same thing in the chancellor's conscience. 3. That saying, Do as you -would -It done to, is often misunderstood ; for it is not thus meant, that...
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Journal of a Tour and Residence in Great Britain, During the Years ..., Volume 1

Louis Simond - Great Britain - 1815
...if they should make the standard for measure a chancellor's foot. What an uncertain measure wotild this be ! One chancellor has a long foot ; another a short foot ; a third an indifferent foot : 'tie the same thing in the chancellor's conscience !" Blackstone, on the contrary, says, " That the...
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Table Talk: Being the Discourses

John Selden - Table-talk - 1786 - 163 pages
...narrower, so is equity. It is all one as if they should make the standard for the measure, we call a foot, a chancellor's foot, what an uncertain measure would...another a short foot, a third an indifferent foot: it is the same thing in the chancellor's conscience. 3. That saying, Do as you would be done to, is...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden, Richard Milward - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...narrower, so is equity. It is all one as if they should make the standard for the measure, we call a foot, a chancellor's foot, what an uncertain measure would...another a short foot, a third an indifferent foot: it is the same thing in the chancellor's conscience. 3. That saying, Do as you would be done to, is...
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An Historical View of the English Government: From the Settlement ..., Volume 2

John Millar - Constitutional history - 1818
...as if they " should make the standard for measure a " chancellor's foot. What an uncertain mea" sure would this be! One chancellor has a " long foot; another a short foot; a third, an " indifterent foot. Tis the same thing in the " chancellor's conscience*." The ingenious and acute...
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