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   Court Gazette (Newspaper) - September 14, 1844, London, Middlesex                                THE COURT GAZEFTE AND FASHIONABLE WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE NEW COURT GAZETTE This Journal is published every Saturday Morninfj at Six and may be had of all respectable Booksellers and Newsmen in Town and Country price Six and Sixpence per PRICE LONDON SEPTEMBER A DREAM AT WRITTEN FOR THE COURT I laid me down to rest my drooping eyelids fell With feelings fresh and calm I dreamt of distant My mind at still as the unrippled Oer which the vessel proudly held her Methouffht I sat near to a limpid Which glided gently through a rich Studded with trees of bright and varied The birds sung and their matin hymn In chorus joyous to the heavens did chaunt As if enamoured of the and full of They tuned their voices to the praise of And loved to syllable his The fragrant breeze wafted sweet perfumes As when from odourbreathing groves of citron The dew exhales the balmy breath of To cheer the the weary And fan the soul to Twas intent alone on happy My heart beat high with aspirations full Of glorious days to Friendship ever stable Neer chilld by blast of withering selfishness and troops of To cheer me in lifes struggle All in this galaxy of thought appeArd And woman smiled upon me whilst In voice so gentle she whispered words of That silence in the bowers was sweetly broken In chaste discourse she her devotion resting on my in halcyon Metbottght I drank of was not this Elysium Alas twas but A dream I as poets Love to paint on fancys fairest page The sage will tell you life is such a That visions oft appear to lull The senses to a soft The reason and The passions bind in youthful This is the image of a fairy land 1 A Heaven on earth I reign of Of of which sinks to Entombd for ever in the Of pure impassiond CADWALLADRR WRIT OF TO SIR ROBERT Existunt etiam saepe injurite et nimis Bed malitiosi juris de extraordinary result of the proceedings in the House of in its appellate on the WRIT OF and the no less extraordi nary speeches in the House of in conse quence of that have rendered it impossible for any sound who has an opportunity of speaking on the present to forego that privi without deep unnecessary for me to define to what is meant by a but for the sake of others who perchance mistake my I in limine that by a V SOUND PATRIOT I do not mean a NOISY but man sincerely desirous of upholding those great instij tutions of his country which are allowed on all hands to be the basis of her greatness and pros And what will the world say to LIBERAL ENGLAND to her forsuffering the HOUSE of LORDS to become the arena of a display of legal in order to effect the escape from prison the cast of a a knot of dangerous conspira tors against the liberties and lives of their fellow the Government of their and the throne of their Queen I have by the cast of a for by 6uch a contingency has the reversal of the decision of the Irish Court of Queens Bench been and henceforth will the the cast of a and thejudgment of the House of Lords as a Court of be considered as synonymous Sir is this Court of Appeal this highest Appeal Court in the kingdom This Court of Lordly mirror of legal and the cream of very idea of in the human both on account of the tremendous ex pence of an and the intelligent and learned composition of the fix at once the impression that every wrong inflicted in the inferior Courts by partiality or is to be effec tually and infallibly and to receive a full Court of is it FIVE LAW LORDS And from what whose is the appeal made Is it made from few to to masters Is it made from one grade of the lower in the scale of legal to another grade of the profes sion higher in that scale Is it an appeal carried from scholars to tutors No such If this werejthe case the comparative the respective Courts would be of but Uttle and the fact of FIFTEEN after a solemn being driven out of the field by THREE would create no greatmarvel it would be only great learning and the HIGHEST vanquishing less and represented by a HUMBLER thenumbers in the latter though of some account in j eliciting a superior decision in their own of no as opposed to the quintessence of qualification in the higher But what is the fact Thereis but one grade for victors and vanquished Lord Dehman has no sym bolical addition to his exhibiting his recognised by any learned A knowledge of law superior to that of Sir Nicholas Tradal Lords Cot tenham and Campbell have nothing of this sett ing them over the English or Irish On what commonsense is the appeal made for there must have been some ground pf this kind contemplated by our the wisdom of whose having become invi sible to our modern political the institu tions like buildings deprived of ce have fallen to the Upon the present footing of the Lords Appeal it is most evi bang for supposing that and be brought to bear more than upon the same case belowjvtfot is decide the result but a mere THE CAST OF A DIE i sJThe case before us is a decided Vase of The the SUBSTANCE of an expression in the and intelligent De which is so applicable to the point in5 that I cannot forbear quoting Speaking of a So vereigns attempt to answer those by the use of military which the laws have not enabled him to his words are so strikingly applicable to the attempts of unprincipled persons to gain those ends by of which the substance and spirit of the law do not that their pertinency to the present case must be instantly Independently of the immediate mischief he may do says De Lolme if the Legislature do not interpose in the blows will reach the CONSTITUTION ITSELF and the con sternation becominglgeneral among the each individual will find himself enslaved in a State which yet may still exhibit all the common appearances of De on Criminal Justice Sir the Legislature does not interpose to reconcile the forms of the with its substance and we are all enslaved in a State which exhibits all the common appear ances of Liberty and the which has reached the people must soon reach the Constitu tion We have the phenomenon before us of a daring and powerful with his committed to prison by the SUBSTANCE of let out from prison by the FORM OF LAW for the most strenuous of the supporters of Lord Campbell allows that he has been guilty of a conspiracy against the punishable bylaw and none of the most zealous opponents of the fotms under which his conviction has been deny thejus tice of his as to the substance of the A blow against the is a blow against every individual in the and must be so sooner or later how if the substance of the law is the support of the and has been triumphed over by the form of the a blow is struck against the arid every individual is really enslaved by a who ougit to be free by the The great error has committed drawalof the LAYLORDS from the rightful That which the ma the and the security of thes a Court of treated as surplusage asacofrupi and dangerous or jected to the thegranH This was never intended by our wiser They naturally regarded the mere lawyer asa dangeVotts a dangerous and in many respecte a dangerous and therefore brought other fqttes into if not into contact with him in order to modify and counteract We may refjer to the JURY of all our and is the mere lawyer allowed to be dominant in any Law Court and what did the constitutional whom we are indebted for all our great mean by associating the Lay Lords with the in this final Appeal but to provide a JURY for the whole nation a jury to chuse and refuse to and direct mere law that it might secure public right by pre without destroying it by andthus supply us with as infallible a tribunal as human nature would and human could devise Such aa assembly as ahis ought surely to be the judge of law as well as if a jury in our common lawcourts is and most assuredly our ancestors intended that they should sd When the law has been fully explained by the proper law 12 men of mediocrityin mediocrityhabitsbfihirik and are made final of every and upon this decision property and life Why should not the so infinitely better in all to be final as the GRAND JURY of the NATION in settiingfaiso questions of law as as JAn writer thVart anr L   

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