Direction Or Preparative To The Study Of The Law; Wherein Is Shewed What Things Ought To Be…

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byWilliam Fulbeck

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1829. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAP. III. OF THE CHOICE WHICH A STUDENT OF THE LAW OUGHT TO MAKE IN HIS STUDY. NOW that we have shewed what qualities are convenient for him, who purposeth to gain knowledge and credit by the study of the law., it remaineth to give him some taste of that course which in pursuing his study he may not unprofitably observe. For though the way were plain, yet to them that know it not, it is hard and difficult. And as the first yoke is to the young steer heavy, not because he is not able to bear it, but because he is unacquainted with the carrying of it, so young students though they be in age and capacity mature and perfect, yet because they adventure upon a new enterprize whereof they never had trial, they are somewhat troubled at the first: yet in continuance of time, by labour and some direction of veterans in the art, they pierce through the thorny fence or bar of these great difficulties: but here let the student take courage unto him, and when the door is opened, let him not doubt to enter. As he must not neglect time, which is a consuming treasure, so he must make distinct choice of it, lest omitting better opportunities, he do cast himself into the straits of time and necessities, whereby he shall find much incumbrance, and his proceedings shall be crossed by many interruptions. And surely as in all matters of moment, the place where a thing ought to be done is greatly to be regarded: so likewise the time wherein it is to be done. For the turning of all temporal affairs doth depend upon these two things, and these circumstances do either make or mar the substance of our actions. It hath been questioned of divers, whether the morning or the night be more convenient time for the study of the law, which because it is no modern doubt.,. but cither part...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1829. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAP. III. OF THE CHOICE WHICH A STUDENT OF THE LAW OUGHT TO MAKE IN HIS STUDY. NOW that we have shewed what qualities are c...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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