Need we hire a herald, or shall I announce, that the son of Ariston (the best) has decided that the best and justest
is also the happiest, and that this is he who is the most royal man and king over himself; and that the worst and most unjust man is also the most miserable, and that this is he who being the greatest tyrant of himself is also the greatest tyrant of his State?
(64) On the Court's view, the problem with the Act was that it applied to "States which have the justest
laws respecting the personal rights of citizens, and whose authorities are ever ready to enforce such laws...." (65) Victims of private discrimination could not show that their rights were violated in circumstances where the state stood ready to vindicate those rights.
"Excepting in Melville, perhaps," wrote the Daily Chronicle when reviewing Conrad's second novel, An Outcast of the Islands (1896), "we know nothing to match his scenic descriptions of tropical islands, and to say they recall Typee and its fellow romance [Omoo] is to give the highest and justest
meed of praise." When Oxford University Press asked him to write an introduction to Moby-Dick, Conrad bluntly refused the offer and called the novel "a rather strained rhapsody with whaling for a subject and not a single sincere line in the 3 vols of it." When the sculptor Jacob Epstein unwisely mentioned the book, Conrad burst into a furious denunciation: "He knows nothing of the sea.
14 -- "I prefer the most unjustest peace to the justest
war that ever was waged" (Cicero, Letter to Atticus)
Each mortal, Muslim and confederate, has you as justest
witness to his din.
Bossuet views the nation-state of ancient Israel as the "finest and justest
polity that ever was," because "the legislator was God Himself." (37) Taking ancient Israel as his model, Bossuet then derives principles for modern government.
at 543-44 (reproducing a letter, dated October 10, 1792, discussing Smith, from Hamilton to Charles Cotesworth Pinckney: "[Smith] is truly an excellent member--a ready clear speaker of a sound analytic head and the justest
views--I know no man whose loss from the House would be more severely felt by the good cause").
feeble, that there is the justest
ground to fear his want of firmness in
Soft, is the very word for her eye--of all epithets, the justest
that could be given.
The law King of all, both mortals and Immortals; which for that very reason Compellingly guides The justest
justice with a sovereign hand-- Holderlin comments that the immediate (das Unmittelbare) is as impossible for mortals as for immortals--impossible for the immortals since the god must differentiate several worlds.
Every kind of composition, even the most poetical, is nothing but a chain of propositions and reasonings; not always indeed the justest
and most exact, but still plausible and specious, however disguised by the coloring of the imagination.
McInerny, referring to the day of Maritain's death, refers to Plato, who had said of Socrates: "Such was the end, Echecrates, of our friend, concerning whom I may truly say that, of all the men of his time whom I have known, he was the wisest and justest