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" There are two capital faults in our law with relation to civil debts. One is, that every man is presumed solvent. A presumption, in innumerable cases, directly against truth. Therefore the debtor is ordered, on a supposition of ability and fraud, to be... "
The Pamphleteer - Page 536
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A Speech of Edmund Burke, Esq. at the Guildhall, in Bristol: Previous to the ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1780 - 68 pages
...fay as far as it went, for its fault was its being, in the remedial part, miferably defective, There are two capital faults in our law with relation to civil debts. One is, that every man is prefumed folvent. A prefumption, in innumerable cafes, directly againft truth. Therefore the debtor...
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Annual Register, Volume 23

History - 1781
...cur Debt Laii-s, and of Mr. Howard. From Mr. Burke's Sfeec/j to hit Con▀itueati at Briftol. THERE are two capital faults in our law with relation to civil debts. One is, that every man is prefumed folvenr. A prefumption, in innumerable cafes, directly ÝigainÝi truth. Therefore the debtor...
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Annual Register, Volume 23

Edmund Burke - History - 1788
...of our Diit Lavut, and of Mr. Howard. From Mr. Burke's S fetch to hit Coaftitue*ti at Brillol. THERE are two capital faults in our law with relation to civil debts. One is, that every man is prefumed folvent. A prefumption, in innumerable cafes, direftly againft truth. Therefore the debtor...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1788
...and of Mr. Howard. From Mr. Burke's, SptccA to his Con▀ltuatts at Briflol. are two capital faults JL in our law with relation to civil debts. One is, 'that every man is prefumed folvent. A prefumption, in innumerable cafes, directly againft truth. Therefore the debtor...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Collected in Three Volumes ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1792
...fay as far as it went, for its fault was its being, in the remedial part, miferably defective. There are two capital faults in our law with relation to civil debts. One is, that every man is prcfumed folvent. A prefumption, in innumerable cafes, diredly again ft truth. Therefore the debtor...
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The Manual of Liberty, Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Civil rights - 1795 - 406 pages
...the people. LORD BACON, Works, vol. Hi. p. 377. • : i ' • V K 3 LAWS LAWS OF INSOLVENCY. THERE are two capital faults in our law with relation to...presumption, in innumerable cases, directly against the truth. Therefore the debtor is ordered, on a supposition of ability and fraud, to be coerced his...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from the Writings ...

Edmund Burke - English essays - 1798 - 499 pages
...prcfumption, in innumerable, cafes, directly againft truth. Therefore the debtor is ordered, on a fuppofitipn of ability and fraud, to be coerced his liberty until he makes payment. By this means, in all cafes of civil infblvency without a pardon from his creditor, he is to be imprifoned for life : —...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800
...debtor laws in general, and the general question of imprisonment for debt. ' There are/ he says, ' two capital faults in our law, with relation to civil...presumed solvent ; a presumption, in innumerable cases, dire&ly against truth. Therefore the debtor is ordered, on a supposition of ability and fraud, to be...
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The Works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1803
...fay as far as it went, for its fault was its being, in the remedial part, miferably defective. There are two capital faults in our law with relation to civil debts. One is, that every man is prefumed prefumed folvent. A prefumption, in innumerable cafes, directly againft truth. Therefore the...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - France - 1803
...fay as far as it went, for its fault was its being, in the remedial part, miferably defective. There are two capital faults in our law with, relation to civil debts. One is, that every man is prefumed folvent. A prefumption, in innumerable cafes, directly againft truth. Therefore the debtor...
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