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" I remember you prophesied formerly that I should be a Chief Justice, or perhaps something higher. Half is come to pass : I am Thane of Cawdor, but the greater is behind ; and if that fails me, you are still a false prophet. Joking aside — I am retired... "
Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century: Consisting ... - Page 658
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Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain, Volume 11

Edmund Lodge - Great Britain - 1835 - 12 pages
...should be a Chief Justice, or perhaps something higher. Half is come to pass : I am Thane of Cawdor ; but the greater is behind ; and if that fails me,...happier man than the highest post in the law could have made me." The " greatest " however was to come, and was not the less certain in the writer's belief...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham

Englishmen - 1836
...should be a chief-justice, or perhaps something higher. Half is come to pass : I am thane of Cawdor ; but the greater is behind, and if that fails me, you...happier man than the highest post in the law could have made me." In his judicial capacity he manifested great independence and impartiality. In 1763, when...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham

Englishmen - 1836
...should be a chief-justice, or perhaps something higher. Half is come to pass : I am thane of Cawdor ; but the greater is behind, and if that fails me, you are Ktill a false prophet. Joking aside, I am retired out of this bustling world to a place of sufficient...
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Lives of eminent English judges of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

William Newland Welsby - Biography & Autobiography - 1846 - 562 pages
...should be a chief justice, or perhaps something higher. Half is come to pass : I am Thane of Cawdor ; but the greater is behind ; and if that fails me,...happier man than the highest post in the law could have made me." So men persuade themselves. His friend lived, however, to congratulate him on his elevation...
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The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Judges - 1846
...should be a Chief Justice, or perhaps something higher. Half is come to pass : I am Thane of Cawdor, but the greater is behind ; and if that fails me,...am retired out of this bustling world to a place of ' He was called along with Serjeant Burland. Embkma annnli — Tit sans Mna. — 2 Wilson, 136. CHAP....
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The Christian teacher. [Continued as] The Prospective review, ed. by J ...

National review - 1848
...something higher. Half is come to pass. I am Thane of Cawdor, but the greater is behind ; and if it fails me, you are still a false prophet. Joking aside,...place of sufficient profit, ease and dignity ; and I believe I am much happier than the highest post in the law could have made me." The case of Wilkes,...
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Memoirs of eminent Etonians: with notices of the early history of Eton College

Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy - Eton College - 1850 - 504 pages
...should be a chief-justice, or perhaps something higher. Half is come to pass : I am thane of Cawdor ; but the greater is behind, and if that fails me, you...am a much happier man than the highest post in the Jaw could have made me." But it happened that while he was Chief of the Common Pleas, the legal questions...
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THE LIVES OF THE LORD CHANCELLORS AND KEEPERS OF THE GREAT SEAL OF ENLAND,

JOHN LORD CAMPBELL - 1851
...should be a Chief Justice, or perhaps something higher. Half is come to pass : I am Thane of Cawdor, but the greater is behind ; and if that fails me,...place of sufficient profit, ease, and dignity ; and I believe that I am a much happier man than the highest post in the law could have made me." He then...
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The Lives of the Lords Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Great Britain - 1851
...should be a Chief Justice, or perhaps something higher. Half is come to pass: I am Thane of Cawdor, but the greater is behind; and if that fails me, you are still a false prophet. Joking aside—I am retired out of this bustling world to a place of sufficient profit, ease, and dignity;...
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Memoirs of the marquis of Rockingham and his contemporaries, Volume 2

George Thomas Keppel (6th earl of Albemarle.), Charles Watson- Wentworth (2nd marq. of Rockingham.) - 1852
...Cawdor, but the greater is behind ; and, if that fails me, yoii are still a false prophet. Joking apart, I am retired out of this bustling world to a place of sufficient profit, ease, and dignity ; and I believe I am a much happier man than the highest post in the law could have made me." He lived to...
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