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I might , to be sure , be satisfied that they had no reason to be apprehensive
about me , because I knew that I myself was well : but we might have a mutual
anxiety , without the charge of folly ; because each was , in some degree ,
uncertain as ...
He observed , indeed very justly , that “ their loss was an additional reason for
their going abroad ; and if it had not been fixed that he should have been one of
the party , he would force them out ; but he would not advise them unless his
... the advantages and disadvantages of which Johnson displayed in a luminous
manner ; but his arguments preponderated so much in favour of the benefit which
a boy of good parts might receive at one of them , that I have reason to believe ...
... though defined by lord Coke , “ the perfection of reason , " is not altogether with
him ; for it is held in the books , that an attack on the reputation even of a dead
man , may be punished as a libel , because tending to a breach of the peace .
For my own part I ever was clearly of opinion that this right was inherent in the
very constitution of a jury , and indeed in sense and reason , inseparable from
their important function . To establish it , therefore , by statute , is , I think ,
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