Lord Brougham Displayed

Lord Brougham Displayed

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ... an Act, carried into practice. Yea, verily;--here have we this same temptation again in this same speech, taken into consideration a second time--laid before their Lordships and the public a second time; and the consequences of it a second time full in view; the determination a second time formed--the determination to expose his Judges to it--his Judges and their subordinates, --and thus to bring upon the whole country the evils so fully in his view--the evils of factitious expense, delay, and vexation, with their accompaniments, deniat ami sale of justice: --sale of it to the comparatively few--denial of it to all besides, that is to say to the vast majority of the thus oppressed and plundered people. But for all this evil, a compensation--a per contra--is now and in the same breath spoken of as provided: and by this same per contra we are to understand the evil to be overbalanced. And this same per contra--what is it? It is neither more nor less than a stimulus--namely, the old stimulus which we have seen already, and which, for the present purpose, is, on the present occasion, again brought forward, --and, in that its former character, re-exhibited. (n) Fair stimulus. Yes; sure enough, here we have another old acquaintance--a very old acquaintance. It has now, however, received a considerablte improvement. In the former instance, on the former occasion, it was a " little" one; that was the best and the most that could then be ventured to be said of h. The time being (it seems to have been thought) come, the epithet fair is applied to it, and with this polish put upon it, it is presented to us for acceptance: and such (it seems) is its virtue, and so ample the service it always has rendered and never will fail to render to justice, that...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236560213
  • 9781236560216