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" Hooker speaks of, when, with the splendid magnificence of eastern metaphor, he says, that " her seat is the bosom of God, and her voice the harmony of the world. "
The Library of American Biography - Page 45
edited by - 1836
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Some Account of the Life, Writings, and Speeches of William Pinkney

Henry Wheaton, William Pinkney - Attorneys general - 1826 - 616 pages
...of, when, with the splendid magnificence of eastern metaphor, he says, that " her seat is the bo" som of God, and her voice the harmony of the " world."...endure. You may, I know, erect it into a rule ; and when you do, I shall, in common with others, do my best to respect it ; but until you do so, I am free...
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Some Account of the Life, Writings, and Speeches of William Pinkney

William Pinkney, Henry Wheaton - Lawyers - 1826 - 616 pages
...take the liberty to assert that if this be law, it is not that sort of law which Hooker speaks of, when, with the splendid magnificence of eastern metaphor, he says, that " her seat is the bo" som of God, and her voice the harmony of the " world." Such a chimera can never be fashioned into...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 4

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...take the liberty to assert, that if this be law, it is not that sort of law which Hooker speaks of, when, with the splendid magnificence of eastern metaphor,...endure. You may, I know, erect it into a rule : and when vou do. I shall, in common with others, do my best to respect it ; but, until you do so, I am...
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An Illustration of the Principles of Elocution ...

William Brittainham Lacey - Elocution - 1828 - 300 pages
...as it were, sentiment and feeling; — him whose moral science the virtuous still revere : — " For her seat is the bosom of God, and her voice the harmony of the world." Say, then, ye men of letters — shall Greece be given up ? Shall the Ttfrk still pollute the soil...
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volume 1

1833
...suppression of crime — in showing them (in the words of old Hooker) " that of law it must be acknowledged that her seat is the bosom of God ; and her voice the harmony of the world ;" that he, I say, should be employed in removing such rnbhisb, from the avenues of justice, or in...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1836 - 504 pages
...it were, sentiment and feeling ; — him whose moral science the virtuous still revere : — " For her seat is the bosom of God, and her voice the harmony of the world." Say, then, ye men of letters — shall Greece be given up ? — Shall the Turk still pollute the soil...
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The Churchman, a Magazine in Defence of the Church and Constitution

1838
...fear of retribution after death, and the temple of the Law, the earthly residence of her whose proper seat is the bosom of God, and her voice the harmony of the world, falls prostrate in the dust. Do you rely on conscience ? Alas ! the instruction that causeth to err...
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The Churchman; a monthly magazine in defence of the ..., Volume 4, Issue 1

1838
...the fear of retribution cr death, and the temple of the Law, the earthly residence of her lose proper seat is the bosom of God, and her voice the harmony of the irld, falls prostrate in the dust. Do you rely on conscience ? Alas ! 2 instruction that causeth to...
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The political works of Marcus Tullius Cicero, tr. by F. Barham

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1841
...Polity, which is indisputably the finest specimen of his eloquence. " Of Law no less can be said, than that her seat is the bosom of God, and her voice the harmony of the universe. All things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the...
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Niles' National Register, Volume 63

1842
...profound respect for the laws of nations — that law of which, more than any other, it may be said that 'her seat is the bosom of God, and her voice the harmony of tho world.'" I have the honor to be, with sentiments of the highest consideration, gentlemen, your...
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