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On the contrary , with the protracted experiments of four or five years , and the
application of the well - intended efforts of the present vice chancellor , this
branch of our judiciary is more obstructed with business , and has less despatch
Certainly , he should never spend time to give , much less write , reasons , merely
to satisfy the party decided against , or to acquaint the bar or the public of his
extensive erudition . There is more occasion for , and the less apology for the lack
... plod less over cases , write shorter and fewer opinions , and read none , and
thus put things on a better footing ? Is it not intolerable , that he should sit and
hear long - spun arguments on questions of practice , or upon any mere
The calendars of this court were very large , having , for a year past been not less
than four or five hundred . Still , the number of litigated causes actually disposed
of , the past year in it , is probably more than double the number consummated ...
streets deficient neither in spaciousness nor noble dwellings , and yet encounter
no being , nor hear a sound indicative of life , far less of active prosperity . This
was the case , to a remarkable degree , on the day of my visit , as it occurred ...
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Previous review noting missing pages 380 and 381 is not correct. There are not duplicated scanned pages and I found both missing pages to be intact and included.
pp. 380 and 381, in the middle of "Mocha Dick," are missing. pp. 377 and then 376 appear to have been scanned twice instead