Proceedings of the ... annual meeting of the Mississippi State Bar Association, Volume 10

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The Association, 1915 - Bar associations
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Page 81 - Heaven is not reached at a single bound, But we build the ladder by which we rise From the lowly earth to the vaulted skies, And we mount to its summit round by round.
Page 25 - I have nought that is fair?" saith he; "Have nought but the bearded grain? Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to me, I will give them all back again." He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kissed their drooping leaves ; It was for the Lord of Paradise He bound them in his sheaves.
Page 126 - Any standing Committee of the Association may by rule provide that three successive absences from the meetings of the Committee, unexcused, shall be deemed a resignation by the member, so absent, of his place upon the Committee. Any standing Committee of the Association may, by rule, impose upon its members a fine for nonattendance, and may provide for the disposition of the fines collected under such rule.
Page 48 - The business as well as the judicial administration of this court should be thoroughly organized so as to prevent not merely waste of judicial power, but all needless clerical work, duplication of papers and records, and the like, thus obviating expense to litigants and cost to the public.
Page 81 - Aim at perfection in everything, though in most things it is unattainable ; however, they who aim at it, and persevere, will come much nearer it, than those whose laziness and despondency make them give it up as unattainable.
Page 82 - Government had just ability enough to deceive, and just religion enough to persecute. The principles of liberty were the scoff of every grinning courtier, and the Anathema Maranatha of every fawning dean.
Page 82 - ... principles of liberty were the scoff of every grinning courtier, and the Anathema Maranatha of every fawning dean. In every high place, worship was paid to Charles and James, Belial and Moloch ; and England propitiated those obscene and cruel idols with the blood of her best and bravest children. Crime succeeded to crime, and disgrace to disgrace, till the race accursed of God and man was a second time driven forth, to wander on the face of the earth, and to be a by-word and a shaking of the...
Page 14 - No. 133 intended to vest in the Supreme Court of the United States the power to formulate and put into effect a complete system of rules for the detail regulation of the Federal District courts; and WHEREAS, such a system will prove a model that may be followed by the several states and thus bring about uniformity; and WHEREAS...
Page 82 - Then came those days, never to be recalled without a blush, the days of servitude without loyalty, and sensuality without love; of dwarfish talents and gigantic vices; the paradise of cold hearts and narrow minds ; the golden age of the coward, the bigot, and the slave.
Page 107 - June next; which convention, when met, shall first determine, by a majority of the whole number elected, whether it be or be not expedient, at that time, to form a constitution and State government...

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