In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right
of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury shall be otherwise re-examined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.
SOCRATES: I have told him whom I supposed to be the teachers of these things; but I learn from you that I am utterly at fault, and I dare say that you are right
. And now I wish that you, on your part, would tell me to whom among the Athenians he should go.
He spoke when the fancy took him and when he judged it to be right
. He was less concerned about my curiosity than he was for making a complete summing up for himself of any important matter in which he was interested.
And whoever wanteth to have fame, must take leave of honour betimes, and practise the difficult art of--going at the right
!" agreed General Ivolgin in a loud voice.
"You were right
, after all," he confessed, with a sheepish grin that sat incongruously on his stern, Indian-like features.
"Who taught him to laugh at whatever is virtuous and decent, and fit and right
in the nature of things?
Of course it's all right
, because it comes out all right
, don't you see?"
"Well," he says, "there's excuse for picks and letting-on in a case like this; if it warn't so, I wouldn't approve of it, nor I wouldn't stand by and see the rules broke -- because right
, and wrong is wrong, and a body ain't got no business doing wrong when he ain't ignorant and knows better.
"Not so," replied I; "besides your motion of Northward and Southward, there is another motion which I call from right
We have already said, that all the members of the community will dispute with each other for the offices of the state; and in some particulars justly, but not so in general; the rich, for instance, because they have the greatest landed property, and the ultimate right
to the soil is vested in the community; and also because their fidelity is in general most to be depended on.
Not only did the Russians not fortify the position on the field of Borodino to the left of, and at a right
angle to, the highroad (that is, the position on which the battle took place), but never till the twenty-fifth of August, 1812, did they think that a battle might be fought there.
"Just as though I should seek the right
to be a wet-nurse and feel injured because women are paid for the work, while no one will take me," said the old prince.
The most considerable of the remaining objections is that the plan of the convention contains no bill of rights
. Among other answers given to this, it has been upon different occasions remarked that the constitutions of several of the States are in a similar predicament.
Complaints are everywhere heard from our most considerate and virtuous citizens, equally the friends of public and private faith, and of public and personal liberty, that our governments are too unstable, that the public good is disregarded in the conflicts of rival parties, and that measures are too often decided, not according to the rules of justice and the rights
of the minor party, but by the superior force of an interested and overbearing majority.