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Page 201 - Hinc omnis pendet Lucilius, hosce secutus Mutatis tantum pedibus numerisque, facetus, Emunctae naris, durus componere versus. Nam fuit hoc vitiosus : in hora saepe ducentos, Ut magnum, versus dictabat stans pede in uno.
Page 174 - ... for proceeding by martial law, may be revoked and annulled; and that hereafter no commissions of like nature may issue forth to any person or persons whatsoever, to be executed as aforesaid, lest by colour of them any of your Majesty's subjects be destroyed or put to death, contrary to the laws and franchise of the land.
Page 53 - No person who denies the being of a God shall hold any office in the civil departments of this state, nor be competent to testify as a witness in any court.
Page 354 - Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under the enemy's flag. 4. Blockades, in order to be binding, must be effective, that is to say, maintained by a force sufficient really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy.
Page 69 - I ask what would be the consequences if we were to suppose that such a prerogative did not exist, or could not be constitutionally exercised? The commons have a control over the power of the crown, by the privilege, in extreme cases, of refusing the supplies ; and the crown has, by means of its power to dissolve the House of Commons, a control upon any violent and rash proceedings on the part of the commons; but if a majority of this House is to have the power, whenever they please, of opposing the...
Page 58 - A party to an action or proceeding may be examined as a witness, at the instance of the adverse party, or of any one of several adverse parties ; and for that purpose may be compelled, in the same manner, and subject to the same rules of examination as any other witness, to testify at the trial, and he may be examined on a commission.
Page 349 - It might be thought to amount almost to a declaration that an ambasflador from the enemy shall not reside in the neutral state, if he is declared to be debarred from the only means of communicating with his own. For to what useful purpose can he reside there without the...
Page 180 - Land and to Transport such Forces to any of Our Plantations in America (if necessity shall require for the Defence of the same against the Invasion or Attempts of any of Our Enemies and...
Page 354 - The neutral flag covers enemy's goods, with the exception of contraband of war; 3. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under enemy's flag; 4.
Page 183 - If it be said that the governor of a colony is quasi Sovereign, the answer is, that he does not even represent the Sovereign generally, having only the functions delegated to him by the terms of his commission, and being only the officer to execute the specific powers with which that commission clothes him.