Proceedings - Bar Association of the State of New Hampshire

Proceedings - Bar Association of the State of New Hampshire

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: He found the law oppressive with formality and harsh in its inelasticity, and he devoted his life to making it more simple, sensible and just. His influence will be felt through the ages. We shall have a better civilization for his having lived." But what Judge Doe did to simplify the administration of justice in New Hampshire has been fittingly commemorated by our honored brother, Samuel C. Eastman, in his address as President of this Association, in 1906, and by many others and on many occasions. Moreover, what Judge Doe did is its own best monument and it is only in passing that I recall at this time my own unpublished tribute of many years ago. While the achievement of Judge Doe makes an epoch in the development of the science of law and sets a milestone in the pathway of human progress which we do well to commemorate, it is, after all, only a step in the endless advance which is the order of the universe. The triumphs of yesterday are complete only when they have served as the torch and the inspiration for further triumphs. Thus the world has come to its present estate and so it will go on beyond our wildest dreams. In this eternal and universal evolution, our profession should be neither laggard nor iconoclast, but, with deference for the past and vision and courage for the future, should not only keep step with the march of progress but carry the torch. "True lover of the Past, who dost not scorn To give good heed to what the future saith, Drinking the air of two worlds at a breath, Thou livest not alone in thoughts outworn But ever helpest the new tune to be born Tho with a sigh for the old order's death; As clouds that crown the night that perisheth ' Aid in the high solemnities of morn. Guests of the ages at tomorrow's door Why...
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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236671376
  • 9781236671370