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" I'll see their trial first : — Bring in the evidence. — Thou robed man of justice, take thy place ; — [To Edgar. And thou, his yoke-fellow of equity, [To the Fool. Bench by his side : — You are of the commission, Sit you too. "
The British Essayists: Adventurer - Page 112
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Shakespeare Performed: Essays in Honor of R.A. Foakes

R. A. Foakes - 2000 - 315 pages
...upon the cushings? LEAR: I'll see their trial first. Bring in the evidence. Thou robed man of justice, take thy place; And thou, his yokefellow of equity, Bench by his side. You are o'th'comission, Sit you, too. EDGAR: Let us deal justly, [deletions] LEAR: Arraign her first. 'Tis...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 27

Kenneth Muir - 2002 - 216 pages
...Lamberte, defendant. A commission [Lear convenes a court of equity with ' Thou robed man of justice, take thy place; / And thou, his yoke-fellow of equity, / Bench by his side : you are o' the commission, / Sit you too. Edgar. Let us deal justly' (1n, vi, 39-42).] ys awarded to examyne...
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Shakespeare and the Lawyers

O. Hood Phillips - 2005 - 226 pages
...in the technical sense as meaning the equity of the Court of Chancery : Thou robed man of justice, take thy place, And thou, his yoke-fellow of equity, Bench by his side. (King Lear> in. 6) Thirdly, equity is used figuratively for an equitable right or cause of action :...
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Shakespeare, Law, and Marriage

B. J. Sokol, Mary Sokol - 2003
...indicated in mad Lear's invitation to the 'commission' to try Goneril: 'Thou robed man of justice, take thy place; / And thou, his yokefellow of equity, / Bench by his side' (LRQ s.13. 32-4). State trials, such as that of Mary Queen of Scots, involved a panel of judges including...
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A Manual of Dignities, Privilege, and Precedence: Including Lists of the ...

Charles Roger Dod - 1842 - 688 pages
...Pleas." CHIEF BARON OF THE EXCHEQUER. " Thou robed man of justice, take thy place ; And thon, bis yoke-fellow of equity, Bench by his side ; — you are of the commission, Sit you too " King Ltar, act iii. sc. 6. THE Court of Exchequer was originally established for the trial of causes...
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The Novels and Poems of Sir Walter Scott: Guy Mannering

Walter Scott - 1892
...before a magistrate should be provided. CHAPTEE XIIL Bring in the evidence. Thou robed man of justice, take thy place; And thou, his yoke-fellow of equity, Bench by his Bide : you are of the commission, Sit you too. King Lear. WHILE the carriage was getting ready, Glossin...
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The complete works of Shakspere, with historical and analytical ...

William Shakespeare - 1855
...trial first : — Bring in the evidence. — Thou robed man of justice, take thy place; — [To EDO. Bench by his side : — You are of the commission, Sit you too. [To KENT. Edg. Let us deal justlv. Steepest, or wakest thou, jolly shepherd ? Thy sheep be in the corn...
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