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While some of them acknowledge the obligation of natural morality in their mode of conducting their cases, and preserve their individual character as gentlemen, there…
Phrenology taught us that the mind thinks by means of the brain, is liable to become fatigued by too long attention, as the locomotive muscles…
And if these be unprincipled agents who scruple at nothing, he will be a bold man who will deny that there are always to be…
We used to speak familiarly of an agent, now do more, who was accustomed to manufacture evidence, and to invent facts in his cases, or…
The interval allowed was only five minutes, at the end of which I resumed the lecture; but so refreshing was the effects of the brief…
The friends whom I have are invaluable, and although not numerous they are sufficient for my enjoyment; and the texture of my own mind renders…
I requested the gentlemen to put on their hats, and the ladies their shawls, to avoid catching cold, and then had the windows widely opened.…
He has a number of curious facts in illustration of the power of mere goodness to protect against outrage.
The same practice was continued every evening through the whole course, and with the same success. Many individuals expressed their gratification at having discovered such…
I called their attention also to the absence of all means of ventilating the hall, remarking that, as we had already breathed the air which…
They are few in the midst of an overwhelming mass of brute force, and their submission is wisdom; but for a nation like England to…
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