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  • Could an equitable God have allowed such a thing?†   (source)
  • An equitable trade agreement with Britain was much the most important and pressing objective.†   (source)
  • The event of this morning is a regrettable development, but I have full confidence-based on my knowledge of the inner processes shaping our foreign policy in Washington-that our government will negotiate an equitable settlement with the government of the People's State of Mexico, and that we will receive full and just compensation for our property.†   (source)
  • I pray some equitable exchange of captives can be arranged before too very long.†   (source)
  • They could protect themselves from equitable sacrifices or, in emergencies, to extort unreasonable indulgences.†   (source)
  • Durrfeld has unbent so naturally that he even feels constrained to utter a vague apology; he should not allow the British and the Dutch to agitate him so, he says to the Professor in a mild voice, forgive the outburst, but surely their monopolistic practices and manipulations of the supply of a natural product like rubber, which all the world should receive equitably, was an abomination.†   (source)
  • It would seem a fair and equitable way to run a world.†   (source)
  • It is a plan which is fair, sound, equitable and-†   (source)
  • In New York, the line between common law and equitable jurisdiction follow the rules in England.†   (source)
  • What equitable causes can grow out of the Constitution and laws of the United States?†   (source)
  • Do you likewise, and perhaps upon your return an equitable arrangement can be made.†   (source)
  • No question but that Cuba had pulled off something difficult and, in the view from Haiti, enviable—first-rate public health, equitably distributed, in spite of severely limited resources.†   (source)
  • I used my speech in Norway not only to thank the Nobel committee and sketch out a vision of a future South Africa that was just and equitable, but to pay tribute to my fellow laureate, Mr. F. W. de Klerk.†   (source)
  • British reluctance to be accommodating was quite as great as the American need for equitable resolutions.†   (source)
  • We'll straighten it out in no time, it was an act of illegal insurrection, their state government had no right to impose local taxes detrimental to national taxes, we'll negotiate an equitable arrangement immediatelybut in the meantime, if you have been disturbed by any unpatriotic rumors about the California oil companies, I just wanted to tell you that Rearden Steel has been placed in the top category of essential need, with first claim upon any oil available anywhere in the nation,…†   (source)
  • Presently, the picture no brighter, he told Jefferson that if the British Court refused to act a reasonable and equitable part, the United States should enter into "still closer and stronger connections with France."†   (source)
  • Before the Massachusetts suggestion can be used, all the States must adopt one plan that sets the limits of common-law and equitable jurisdictions.†   (source)
  • Agreements to convey lands claimed under the grants of different States are another example of the need for an equitable jurisdiction in the federal courts.†   (source)
  • When foreigners are concerned on either side of such cases, it would be impossible for the federal courts to do justice without equitable as well as legal jurisdiction.†   (source)
  • Almost every subject of litigation that doesn't involve fraud, accident, trust, or hardship could be an object of equitable rather than legal jurisdiction as the distinction is known and established in the States.†   (source)
  • "Equitable" Jurisdiction†   (source)
  • No man can say that the Government could have done more to try to keep open the way for an honorable and equitable settlement of the dispute between Germany and Poland.†   (source)
  • It is essential in the face of the tremendous task which confronts us, more especially in view of our past experiences in this matter, to organize our manpower this time upon as methodical, equitable and economical a basis as possible.†   (source)
  • No: it is to hold up motor cars and secure a more equitable distribution of wealth.†   (source)
  • "Nicole and I will talk things over," said Dick equitably.†   (source)
  • Early in the day, these architects had made an equitable division of their duties.†   (source)
  • By a good distribution, not an equal but an equitable distribution must be understood.†   (source)
  • Five such installments came, with their absurd air of disorderly flight with the loot of innumerable outfit shops and provision stores, that, one would think, they were lugging, after a raid, into the wilderness for equitable division.†   (source)
  • When Will Ladislaw had come in, a second fender, said to have been forgotten in its right place, suddenly claimed the auctioneer's enthusiasm, which he distributed on the equitable principle of praising those things most which were most in need of praise.†   (source)
  • The young men, who had already completed their tasks with the axe, were all engaged after their lounging and listless manner; some in bestowing equitable portions of the fodder among the different animals; others in plying the heavy pestle of a moveable homminy-mortar[*]; and one or two in wheeling the remainder of the wagons aside, and arranging them in such a manner as to form a sort of outwork for their otherwise defenceless bivouac.†   (source)
  • With this exception, he was in all things just, true, equitable, intelligent, humble and dignified, beneficent and kindly, which is only another sort of benevolence.†   (source)
  • Some ill-conditioned growling fellow may say to me, 'What's the use of these legal and equitable abuses?†   (source)
  • The matter was settled at the time, and by the competent authorities,—equitably, it is to be presumed,—and, at all events, irrevocably.†   (source)
  • The Black Knight was not a little surprised to find that men, in a state so lawless, were nevertheless among themselves so regularly and equitably governed, and all that he observed added to his opinion of the justice and judgment of their leader.†   (source)
  • Oh, Frankenstein, be not equitable to every other and trample upon me alone, to whom thy justice, and even thy clemency and affection, is most due.†   (source)
  • He replied, however,— "I entreat you, M. de Villefort, be, as you always are, kind and equitable, and give him back to us soon."†   (source)
  • So insignificant at that moment seemed to him all the interests that engrossed Napoleon, so mean did his hero himself with his paltry vanity and joy in victory appear, compared to the lofty, equitable, and kindly sky which he had seen and understood, that he could not answer him.†   (source)
  • All Huntingdon exclaimed on the greatness of the match, and her uncle, the lawyer, himself, allowed her to be at least three thousand pounds short of any equitable claim to it.†   (source)
  • It had formerly been my endeavour to study all sides of his character: to take the bad with the good; and from the just weighing of both, to form an equitable judgment.†   (source)
  • Still, there are circumstances which I submit may be taken into account as a set off against any little drawbacks of mine, and so a fair and equitable balance arrived at.†   (source)
  • "It is a great honor to me," returned Monte Cristo, "to be thus, on the first day of my arrival in Paris, brought in contact with a man whose merit equals his reputation, and to whom fortune has for once been equitable, but has she not still on the plains of Metidja, or in the mountains of Atlas, a marshal's staff to offer you?"†   (source)
  • "Doubtless, sir, your title is both legal and equitable," returned the youth coldly, reining his horse back and remaining silent till the subject was changed.†   (source)
  • We are always appearing, and disappearing, and swearing, and interrogating, and filing, and cross-filing, and arguing, and sealing, and motioning, and referring, and reporting, and revolving about the Lord Chancellor and all his satellites, and equitably waltzing ourselves off to dusty death, about costs.†   (source)
  • At the head of this room he had placed an elderly spinster, whom the priest had provided for him, and he had full confidence in this superintendent,—a truly respectable person, firm, equitable, upright, full of the charity which consists in giving, but not having in the same degree that charity which consists in understanding and in forgiving.†   (source)
  • While the fishermen were employed in making the preparations for an equitable division of the spoil, Elizabeth and her friend strolled a short distance from the group, along the shore of the lake.†   (source)
  • On the whole, I proposed as a more effectual watch, the hiring of proper men to serve constantly in that business; and as a more equitable way of supporting the charge the levying a tax that should be proportion'd to the property.†   (source)
  • I apprehended that the progress of British soldiers through these counties on such an occasion, especially considering the temper they are in, and their resentment against us, would be attended with many and great inconveniences to the inhabitants, and therefore more willingly took the trouble of trying first what might be done by fair and equitable means.†   (source)
  • That the assessors were honest and discreet men under an oath to assess fairly and equitably, and that any advantage each of them might expect in lessening his own tax by augmenting that of the proprietaries was too trifling to induce them to perjure themselves.†   (source)
  • The school itself tended to tolerate disrespectful behavior, exhibited inequitable discipline and an inflexible culture-with certain students enjoying prestige given to them by teachers and staff.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "in-" in inequitable means not and reverses the meaning of equitable. This is the same pattern you see in words like invisible, incomplete, and insecure.
  • This would neither be equitable as it respected New York nor safe as it respected the other States.†   (source)
  • And, indeed, never was I better pleased with any conquest than I was with this, there being so little bloodshed, and having an aversion to killing such savage wretches, (more than was necessary) as knowing they came on errands, which their laws and customs made them think were just and equitable.†   (source)
  • Roque Guinart ordered them to be restored at once; and making his men fall in in line he directed all the clothing, jewellery, and money that they had taken since the last distribution to be produced; and making a hasty valuation, and reducing what could not be divided into money, he made shares for the whole band so equitably and carefully, that in no case did he exceed or fall short of strict distributive justice.†   (source)
  • …fortunes should be interchanged—the former useless, but wicked and ravenous; and the latter, who by their constant industry serve the public more than themselves, sincere and modest men—from whence I am persuaded that till property is taken away, there can be no equitable or just distribution of things, nor can the world be happily governed; for as long as that is maintained, the greatest and the far best part of mankind, will be still oppressed with a load of cares and anxieties.†   (source)
  • …take the advantage, and carry it away from them both;" which my master would needs contend to have some kind of resemblance with our suits at law; wherein I thought it for our credit not to undeceive him; since the decision he mentioned was much more equitable than many decrees among us; because the plaintiff and defendant there lost nothing beside the stone they contended for: whereas our courts of equity would never have dismissed the cause, while either of them had any thing left.†   (source)
  • "It is a science," said Don Quixote, "that comprehends in itself all or most of the sciences in the world, for he who professes it must be a jurist, and must know the rules of justice, distributive and equitable, so as to give to each one what belongs to him and is due to him.†   (source)
  • But it is not so generally true as to render it equitable, that those duties should form the only national fund.†   (source)
  • It has also been asked, what need of the word "equity What equitable causes can grow out of the Constitution and laws of the United States?†   (source)
  • Agreements to convey lands claimed under the grants of different States, may afford another example of the necessity of an equitable jurisdiction in the federal courts.†   (source)
  • In such cases, where foreigners were concerned on either side, it would be impossible for the federal judicatories to do justice without an equitable as well as a legal jurisdiction.†   (source)
  • In this State, the boundaries between actions at common law and actions of equitable jurisdiction, are ascertained in conformity to the rules which prevail in England upon that subject.†   (source)
  • The maxim that the consumer is the payer, is so much oftener true than the reverse of the proposition, that it is far more equitable that the duties on imports should go into a common stock, than that they should redound to the exclusive benefit of the importing States.†   (source)
  • Were the defensive privilege limited to particular cases, an interested minority might take advantage of it to screen themselves from equitable sacrifices to the general weal, or, in particular emergencies, to extort unreasonable indulgences.†   (source)
  • We are not authorized to expect that a more liberal or more equitable spirit would preside over the legislations of the individual States hereafter, if unrestrained by any additional checks, than we have heretofore seen in too many instances disgracing their several codes.†   (source)
  • Others of them, a numerous body of whose citizens are creditors to the public beyond proportion of the State in the total amount of the national debt, would be strenuous for some equitable and effective provision.†   (source)
  • There is hardly a subject of litigation between individuals, which may not involve those ingredients of FRAUD, ACCIDENT, TRUST, or HARDSHIP, which would render the matter an object of equitable rather than of legal jurisdiction, as the distinction is known and established in several of the States.†   (source)
  • It is obvious, therefore, that the Massachusetts proposition, upon this subject cannot operate as a general regulation, until some uniform plan, with respect to the limits of common-law and equitable jurisdictions, shall be adopted by the different States.†   (source)
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