In questions of difficulty and nicety, Lord Coke says that arguments ab inconvenienti ought to have great weight.
To try to talk to the young people who will run the futurein ten minutesis a little like trying to put a cantaloupe in a coke bottle.john paul jones
He takes coke and has slept with a prostitute - but he's a TV presenter for God's sake!Stephen Fry
I hate pockets in trousers … By the way, I do not wear a hose. My hose is my own. No coke bottle, nothing stuffed down there.freddie mercury
The learning and industry of that great man Sir Edward coke, whose name ought never to be mentioned in a Court of law without the highest respect.edward coke
Jeo concede que est le opinion Seigniour coke, mes salva reverentia al ey grand sage et pere del ley. (I grant that it is the opinion of Lord coke, but salva reverentia to so great a sage and father of the law).edward coke
Don't quote the distinction, for the honour of my lord coke.edward coke
These, Sir Edward coke says, are all the names of dignity in this kingdom (alluding to the peerage, baronetage and knights), esquires and gentlemen being only names of worship ."
( Esquires and gentlemen are confounded together by Sir Edward coke, who observes, that every esquire is a gentleman, and a gentleman is defined to be one qui arma gerit. ... It is indeed a matter somewhat unsettled, what constitutes the distinction, or who is a real esquire; for it is not an estate, however large, that confers this rank upon its owner.
Fraud is an extrinsic collateral act which vitiates the most solemn proceedings of Courts of justice. Lord coke says it avoids all judicial acts, ecclesiastical or temporal.
The significant thing about the Darbys and coke -iron is not that the first Abraham Darby "invented" a new process but that five generations of the Darby connection were able to perfect it and develop most of its applications.