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Minutes of Proceedings of ... Annual Meeting of the Canadian Bar ..., Volume 10
Canadian Bar Association
Affichage du livre entier - 1926
American Bar Association Applause believe Bench Britain British brothers Canada Canadian Bar centuries CHAIRMAN Chancellor Chief Justice City Committee Common Law Constitution Court distinguished duty Empire England English express fact feel gathering gentlemen give given greatest guests Hall hear hearts honoured hope hospitality hosts influence interest invitation judges July Justice King Ladies land Laughter lawyers legislation liberty living London look Lord matter meeting memories mind never occasion passed past peace perhaps pleasure political present President principles privilege profession propose Province Quebec question reason received referred representatives respect side Society speak speech stand Sulgrave sure Temple things thought to-day to-night Toast traditions Treasurer United Winnipeg
Page 88 - Sail on, 0 Union strong and great! Humanity, with all its fears, With all its hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate. Sail on! nor fear to breast the sea. Our hearts, our hopes, our prayers, our tears, Our hopes, triumphant o'er our fears, Are all with thee, are all with thee
Page 166 - Our object is to vindicate the principles of peace " and justice in the life of the world as against selfish and autocratic " power, and to set up amongst the really free and self-governed " peoples of the world such a concert of purpose and of action as " will henceforth ensure the observance of these principles.
Page 92 - ago, in his famous speech on taxation: " Law is, in my opinion, one of the first and noblest of human " sciences—a science which does more to quicken and invigorate " the understanding than all the other kinds of learning put together." Or, again, in the following year, in his famous speech on conciliation :
Page 94 - The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave Await alike the inevitable hour, The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
Page 147 - So, if a law be in opposition to " the Constitution, if both the law and Constitution apply to a " particular case, so that the Court must either decide that case
Page 51 - mean the desire that we should " steadily direct our thoughts to how we can draw into closest " harmony the nations of a race in which all of us have a common " pride. If that be now a far-spread inclination then, indeed, may " the people of three great countries say to Jerusalem ' Thou " ' shalt be built,' and to the temple, ' Thy foundation shall be " ' laid.
Page 147 - the daily praise of all the papers which " come from the press. I will not avoid doing what I think is right, " though it should draw upon me the whole artillery of libel, all that " falsehood and malice can invent, or the credulity of a deluded " populace can swallow.