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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

AUTHOR: John Hatsell (1742–1820)
QUOTATION: In the case of impeachments, which are the groans of the people,… and carry with them a greater supposition of guilt than any other accusation, there all the Lords must judge.
ATTRIBUTION: JOHN HATSELL, Precedents of Proceedings in the House of Commons, vol. 4, appendix 3, p. 343 (1769).

This quotation is used in a footnote by Raoul Berger, Impeachment: The Constitutional Problems, p. 51 (1973).
SUBJECTS: Impeachment