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" I request the reader not to infer from my opinion of the tribunals of residence, my confidence in their efficacy. My homage is immediately and solely addressed to the wisdom of the law. I resign all criticism on its operation, to those who know the seductive... "
Travels in South America, during ... 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804. Transl - Page 269
by François Raymond J. de Pons - 1807
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review

1807
...officers in no inferiour rank. •I request the reader not to infer fron* my opinion of the tribunals ot" residence my confidence in their efficacy. My homage...influence of Plutus over the feeble and pliant Themis.' fi. 25. Even external character is not properly consulted. 'By the Spanish laws a judge is forbidden...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 4

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1807
...Ample proof is found of our author's knowledge of the purity of Spanish officers in no inférieur rank. 'I request the reader not to infer from my opinion...influence of Plutus over the feeble and pliant Themis.' fi. 25. Even external character is' not properly consulted. 'By the Spanish laws a judge is forbidden...
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The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early ..., Volume 1

Edward Gaylord Bourne - 1903
...previous political experience while others were deficient in 88 Churchill's Voyages, iv, pp. 427-428. 69 " I request the reader not to infer from my opinion...influence of Plutus over the feeble and pliant Themis." De Pons: Voyage to the Eastern Part of Terra Firma or the Spanish Main in South America during the...
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THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS 1493 - 1803

1903
...previous political experience while others were deficient in 58 Churchill's Voyages, iv, pp. 427-428. 59 " I request the reader not to infer from my opinion...influence of Plutus over the feeble and pliant Themis." De Pons: Voyage to the Eastern Part of Terra Firma or the Spanish Main in South America during the...
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Spain in America, 1450-1580

Edward Gaylord Bourne - 1904 - 350 pages
...enforcing responsibility was of varying efficacy. Depons, who lived several years in Caracas, said, "I resign all criticism on its operation to those...influence of Plutus over the feeble and pliant Themis." ' A viceroy of Peru compared the residencia " to the whirlwinds which we are wont to see in the squares...
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Discovery, Conquest, and Early History of the Philippine Islands

Edward Gaylord Bourne - 1907 - 87 pages
...previous political experience while others were deficient in 08 Churchill's Voyages, iv, pp. 427-428. 89 " I request the reader not to infer from my opinion...influence of Plutus over the feeble and pliant Themis." De Pens: Voyage to the Eastern Part of Terra F'trma or the Spanish Main in South America during the...
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The Philippines to the End of the Military Régime: America Overseas

Charles Burke Elliott - 1916 - 541 pages
...residencia, says, "I request the reader not to infer from my opinion of the tribunals of residencia, my confidence in their efficacy. My homage is immediately...seductive influence of Plutus over the feeble and pliant Themis."8 As the propulsive power back of the colonizing movement came from the ecclesiastical authorities,...
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THE PHILIPPINES TO THE END OF THE MILITARY REGIME AMERICA OVERSEAS

CHARLES BURKE ELLIOTT, Ph. D., LL.D. - 1916
...residencies, says, "I request the reader not to infer from my opinion of the tribunals of residencies, my confidence in their efficacy. My homage is immediately...seductive influence of Plutus over the feeble and pliant Themis."6 As the propulsive power back of the colonizing movement came from the ecclesiastical authorities,...
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The Causes of the War of Independence: Being the First Volume of a History ...

Claude Halstead Van Tyne - 1922 - 499 pages
...report to the Council for the Indies. It was in their power to correct abuses. Yet, as we are told, "Those who know the seductive influence of Plutus over the feeble and pliant Themis" may judge how successful was this device. It could not, of course, have the effectiveness of the ever...
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