The Lives of the Chief Justices of England, Volume 4

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F. D. Linn, 1878 - Great Britain
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Page 239 - This cardinal, Though from an humble stock, undoubtedly Was fashion'd to much honour. From his cradle He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one ; Exceeding wise, fair spoken, and persuading : Lofty and sour to them that loved him not ; But, to those men that sought him, sweet as summer...
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Page 341 - I am going to take boiled chicken/ his Lordship sharply retorted, < That, Sir, is no answer to my question. I ask you again if you will take venison, and I will trouble you to say yes or no, without further prevarication/ " "When my father took the office of Chief Justice, the salary was but twelve hundred and thirty-three dollars.

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