Biographical Sketches of the Bench and Bar of South Carolina: To which is Added the Original Fee Bill of 1791 ... the Rolls of Attorneys Admitted to Practice from the Records at Charleston and Columbia, Etc., Etc, Volume 2

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S.G. Courtenay & Company, 1859 - Judges
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Page 235 - for himself the sentiment of the Universal Prayer: ' Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see, That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me.' The effect was electric, and all could see that the prisoner
Page 570 - Man that is born of a woman is of few days and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower and is cut down; he fleeth as a shadow and continueth not.
Page 308 - interpose for arresting the progress of the evil, and for maintaining within their respective limits the authorities, rights, and liberties, appertaining to them." This right of interposition, thus solemnly asserted by the
Page 301 - It is never safe but under the shield of honor. There is, sir, one principle necessary to make us a great people—to produce, not the form, but real spirit of union, and that is to protect every citizen in the lawful pursuit of his business. He will then feel that he is backed
Page 309 - the General Government the final and exclusive right to judge of its powers, is to make "its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers" and that "in all cases of compact between parties having no common judge for itself, as well of
Page 202 - historians; there have been Bacons and Clarendons; there will be none such any more, till in some better age true ambition, or the love of fame prevail over avarice, and till men find leisure and encouragement for the exercise of this profession, by climbing up to the vantage
Page 373 - what to them seemed vice, might be but woe. 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 55 - looked on either life, and here Saw nothing to regret, or there to fear. From nature's temperate feast, rose satisfied, Thanked Heaven that he lived, and that he died.
Page 96 - deceased, late a Member thereof, will go into mourning for him one month, by the usual mode of wearing crape on the left arm. "Resolved, unanimously, That, as an additional mark of respect for the memory of the Hon.
Page 308 - it would be no recommendation. I yield to none, I trust, in a deep and sincere attachment to our political institutions, and the union of these States. I never breathed an opposite sentiment; but, on the contrary, I have ever considered them the great instrument of preserving our

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