But on surveying the field of battle they found that this was the dearest victory which they had ever purchased.
To make this clearer, the difference must be recollected between that which we are and have, and how we know the same—that is, in what manner we know it and have it as our object. After him succeeded Lord Robartes, and next Lord Berkeley; but it mattered little who governed, nothing could induce the natives to sit down quietly under the loss of their estates, and that, too, whilst they had been often firm loyalists and the intruders rebels. There was no officer more capable, nor one more prompt in acting, than Warren when the enemy forced him to it. Exactly in the middle there was a temple and an altar, dedicated to Bacchus. But many of them promptly abandoned the field of effort for decency when the battle took the form, not of a fight against the petty grafting of small bosses and small politicians—a vitally necessary battle, be it remembered—but of a fight against the great intrenched powers of privilege, a fight to secure justice through the law for ordinary men and women, instead of leaving them to suffer cruel injustice either because the law failed to protect them or because it was twisted from its legitimate purposes into a means for oppressing them.
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It reflected a weak, ungraceful figure and thin face. The Recorder shouted, “Pull that fellow down, pull him down.” Under such circumstances of violence, violence only too common in those days, the jury proceeded to bring in their verdict, which was, “Guilty of Speaking in Gracechurch Street.” “And is that all?” exclaimed the Lord Mayor.