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" Of Law there can be no less acknowledged than that her seat is the bosom of God ; her voice the harmony of the world. All things in heaven and earth do her homage ; the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power. "
Chambers's readings in English prose ... 1558 to 1860 - Page 19
by Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
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A Discourse on the Study of the Law of Nature and Nations

Sir James Mackintosh - International law - 1828 - 108 pages
...omnes, constans, sempiterna, quse speaks in so sublime a strain : — " Of law, no less can be said, than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice...do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, the greatest as not exempted from her power ; vocet ad officium jubendo, vetando a fraude deterreat,...
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Twelve Sermons on Hypocrisy and Cruelty: Drunkenness, Bribery, the Rights of ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1828 - 304 pages
...and cowardly oppressors. " Of Law," says Bishop HOOKER, " no less can " be acknowledged, than lhat her seat is the bosom of " God ; her voice the harmony of the world. All " things in heaven and in earth do her homage: the " very least as feeling her care ; and the greatest as " not exempted from...
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Essays on the present crisis in the condition of the Americian Indians ...

Jeremiah Evarts - Cherokee Indians - 1829 - 122 pages
...in strains which have been admired for their beauty and eloquence ever since they were written,—" Of law there can be no less acknowledged, than that...angels and men, and creatures of what condition soever, each in different sort and order, yet all with uniform consent, admiring her as the mother of their...
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Essays on the Present Crisis in the Condition of the American Indians

Jeremiah Evarts - Cherokee Indians - 1829 - 122 pages
...strains which have been admired for their beauty and eloquence ever since they were written, — " Of law there can be no less acknowledged, than that...angels and men, and creatures of what condition soever, each in different sort and order, yet all with uniform consent, admiring her as the mother of their...
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The American Jurist and Law Magazine, Volume 1

Law - 1829 - 418 pages
...personification of the law would stand forth almost as embodied truth, for ' all things in heaven and earth would do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power.' The commercial law of the Atlantic states has indeed already attained to a very striking similarity...
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The London University Magazine, Volume 1

English literature - 1829 - 430 pages
...no less can be said than that her seat is the bosom of God,—her voice the harmony of the heavens ; all things in heaven and earth do her homage ; the very least, as feeling her care, the very greatest, as not exempt from her power. Is there not something enobling and elevating in the...
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The American Jurist and Law Magazine, Volume 5

Law - 1831 - 436 pages
...Ecclesiastical Polity, and language would fail to express it in more sublime terms : " Of Law there be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the'harmony of the world ; all things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1829 - 270 pages
...the distinctness of its conceptions. Example 4, The following example of this kind is from Hooker, " Of law, there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the besom of God, her voice the harmony <jf the world. Ah1 things in heaven and earth do her homage ; the...
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Oxford English Prize Essays, Volume 2

English essays - 1830 - 344 pages
...chapter on the constitution of England, Spirit of Laws, Nugent's translation, vol. ip. 237. v. IP II. F f voice the harmony of the world. All things in heaven...and the greatest as not exempted from her power." JOHN BARTLAM, MERTON COLLEGE. 1794. END OF THE SECOND VOLUME. TALBOYS AND BROWNE, PRINTERS, OXFORD....
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Christian Examiner and Theological Review, Volume 2; Volume 7

Theology - 1830 - 424 pages
...Ecclesiastical Polity, (BI 16,) has a specimen of it, remarkable tor its beauty. Speaking of law, he says, ' Her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony...things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very cast as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempt from her power.' If we proceed to examine...
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