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" With more discerning eyes, or hands more clean; Unbribed, unsought, the wretched to redress, Swift of despatch, and easy of access. Oh! had he been content to serve the crown With virtues only proper to the gown; Or had the rankness of the soil been freed... "
The North American Review - Seite 400
1860
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The North British Review, Band 2

1845
...and far more pleasant. With one slight variation we might almost adopt Dryden's celebrated lines, " Yet fame deserved no enemy can grudge The statesman we abhor, but praise the judge, In Israe1's courts ne'er sat an Abethdin With more discerning eyes, or hands more clean, Unbribed, unsought,...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...will ! Where crowds can wink, and no offence be known, Since in another's guilt they find their own ! Yet fame deserved no enemy can grudge ; The statesman we abhor, but praise the judge.3 In Israel's courts ne'er sat an Abethdin4 With more discerning eyes, or hands more clean ;...
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Knight's Penny Magazine, Bände 1-2;Bände 15-16

1846
...excellent judge, more from natural sagacity than any knowledge of law. Dryden has celebrated him : — " In Israel's courts ne'er sat an Abethdin With more...to redress, Swift of despatch, and easy of access." The third Earl of Shaftesbury was also a remarkable man. His collected works were published under the...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 360 Seiten
...crowds can wink, and no offence be known, Since in another's guilt they see their own. Yet fame deserv'd no enemy can grudge ; The statesman we abhor, but...Abethdin* With more discerning eyes, or hands more clean ; Unbrib'd, unsought, the wretched to redress ; Swift of despatch, and easy of access. * A Jewish word...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 261 Seiten
...crowds can wink, and no offence be known, Since in another's guilt they see their own. Yet fame deserv'd no enemy can grudge ; The statesman we abhor, but...Abethdin* With more discerning eyes, or hands more clean ; Unbrib'd, unsought, the wretched to redress ; Swift of despatch, and easy of access. Oh ! had he...
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Knight's Penny Magazine, Ausgabe 1

...an excellent judge, more from natural than any knowledge of law. Dryden has celebrated him : — " In Israel's courts ne'er sat an Abethdin With more discerning eyes, or hands more clean, Unbribed, unsougbt, the wretched to redress, Swift of despatch, and easy of access." The third Earl of Shaftesbury...
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Lives of Eminent English Judges of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

William Newland Welsby - 1846 - 562 Seiten
...This estate, situated nearly on the border of Northamptonshire, about six miles * " Yet fame deserv'd no enemy can grudge, The statesman we abhor, but praise the judge : In Isr'els courts ne'er sat an Abethdin With more discerning eyes, or hands more clean ; Unbrib'd, unsought,...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Band 1

Robert Chambers - 1847
...can wink, and no offence be known, Since in another's guilt they find their own! Yet fame deserv'd fall speedily, And in their general ruin let me go....to : * than for thee To hold me foul. Peri. 0 yo Unbrib'd, unsought, the wretched to redress, Swift of despatch, and easy of access. Oh ! had he been...
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The Judges of England: With Sketches of Their Lives, and ..., Band 7

Edward Foss - 1864
...of Achitophel, he gives him full credit for judicial integrity, in the following expressive lines : Yet fame deserved no enemy can grudge ; The statesman...praise the judge. In Israel's courts ne'er sat an Abuthden With more discerning eyes or hands more elean ; Unbrib'd, unbought, the wretched to redress,...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott...

Sir Walter Scott - 1848
...will ? Where crowds can wink, and no offence be known, Since in another's guilt they find their own ? Yet fame deserved no enemy can grudge ; The statesman we abhor, but praise the judge. In Israel*t courts ne'er sat an Abethdin, With more discerning eyes, or hand* more clean, Vnbribed, unsought,...
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