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LORD JOHN CAMPBELL, 1ST BARON CAMPBELL
Scottish statesman, writer and Lord Chancellor of England
(1779 - 1861)

Hard cases, it is said, make bad law.
      - [Law]

Lord Tenterden, the celebrated judge, expired with these words on his lips, "Gentlemen of the jury, you will now consider your verdict."
      - [Habit]

So essential did I consider an index to be to every book, that I proposed to bring a bill into Parliament to deprive an author who publishes a book without an index of the privilege of copyright, and, moreover, to subject him for his offense to a pecuniary penalty.
      - Live of the Chief Justices of England
         (preface to Vol. III) [Indexes]

Lord Mansfield first established the grand doctrine that the air of England is too pure to be breathed by a slave.
      - Lives of Chief Justices (vol. II, p. 418)
        [Slavery]

Where Andes, giant of the western star,
  With meteor standard to the winds unfurl'd.
      - Pleasures of Hope (pt. I) [Stars]

In yonder pensile orb, and every sphere
  That gems the starry girdle of the year.
      - Pleasures of Hope (pt. II, l. 194) [Stars]

And the sentinel stars set their watch in the sky.
      - The Soldier's Dream [Stars]


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