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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay
S. Austin Allibone, comp. Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay.
I am the sole depositary of my own secret, and it shall perish with me.
Where he [the historian] cannot give patterns to imitate, he must give examples to deter.
Intemperance is a great decayer of beauty.
The sovereign of this country is not amenable to any form of trial known to the laws.
After long experience of the world, I affirm before God, I never knew a rogue who was not unhappy.
The right of juries to return a general verdict in all cases whatsoever, is an essential part of our [the English] constitution, not to be controlled or limited by the judges, nor in any shape questioned by the legislature.
The indiscriminate defence of right and wrong contracts the understanding, while it hardens the heart.