Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" My friends, companions, relations, all attacked me with urgent solicitations to banish poetry and Oriental literature for a time, and apply myself to oratory and the study of the law ; in other words, to become a barrister, and pursue the track of ambition.... "
Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Correspondence, of Sir William Jones - Page 114
by John Shore Baron Teignmouth, Sir William Jones - 1807 - 636 pages
Full view - About this book

The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1805
...words, to become a barrister, and pursue the track of ambition. Their advice in truth was conformable to my own inclinations ; for the only road to the...have somewhat more of public business in it. But if ever it should be my fortune to have any share in administration, you shall be my Atticus, the partner...
Full view - About this book

Works, Volume 1

Sir William Jones - 1807
...advice in truth was conformable to my own inclinations ; for the only road to the higheft ftations in this country is that of the law, and I need not...then become a lawyer, and. expect in future, that my correfpondence will have fomewhat more of public bufinefs in it. .But if it ever fhould be my fortune...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Sir William Jones: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1807
...advice in truth was conformable to my own inclinations ; for the only road to the higheft ftations in this country is that of the law, and I need not...then become a lawyer, and expect in future, that my correfponclence will have fomewhat more of public bufmefs in it. But if it ever mould be my fortune...
Full view - About this book

Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...advice in truth was conformable to tuy own inclinations ; for the only road to the highest station in this country is that of the law ; and I need not add, how amhitious and laborious I am. Behold me then become a lawyer, and expect in future, that my correspondence...
Full view - About this book

The British Prose Writers, Volume 22

British prose literature - 1821
...words, to become a barrister, and pursue the track of ambition. Their advice, in truth, was conformable to my own inclinations ; for the only road to the...highest stations in this country is that of the law ; • Written in Latin. and I need not add, how ambitious and laborious I am. Behold me then become...
Full view - About this book

Westminster Hall: Or, Professional Relics and Anecdotes of the Bar, Bench ...

Henry Roscoe, Thomas Roscoe - Law - 1825
...words, to become a Barrister, and pursue the track of ambition. Their advice, in truth, was conformable to my own inclinations ; for the only road to the...I need not add how ambitious and laborious I am." In another letter, written in the same year, (1771,) addressed to Mr. Wilmot, we trace the progress...
Full view - About this book

Eminent British Lawyers

Henry Roscoe - Lawyers - 1830 - 428 pages
...words, to become a barrister, and pursue the track of ambition. Their advice, in truth, was conformable to my own inclinations ; for the only road to the...I need not add how ambitious and laborious I am." In another letter, written soon afterwards, and addressed to his friend Mr. Wilmot, the son of the...
Full view - About this book

The Georgian Era: Voyagers and travellers. Philosophers and men of science ...

Great Britain - 1834
...to my own inclinations; for the only road to the night st stations in this country, is that of riie law; and I need not add how ambitious and laborious I am." The mode in which he occupied himself in chambers is best described by his own pen, in a letter to...
Full view - About this book

Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 1

Englishmen - 1836
...was conformable to his own inclinations ; " for," says he, " the only road to the highest stations iu this country is that of the law, and I need not add how ambitious and laborious I am." In the summer of 1771 we find him commencing the perusal of Blackstone's Commentaries, and expressing...
Full view - About this book

Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 6

Englishmen - 1837
...his friend, Count Keviezki, that the ndviee was conformable to his own inclinations; "for," says he, "the only road to the highest stations in this country is that of the law, and 1 need not add how ambitious and laborious I am." In the summer of 1771 we find him commencing the...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF