The Law Glossary: Being a Selection of the Greek, Latin, Saxon, French, Norman, and Italian Sentences, Phrases, and Maxims, Found in the Leading English and American Reports and Elementary Works: With Historical and Explanatory Notes

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Lewis & Blood, 1858 - Electronic books - 580 pages
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Page 181 - And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron ; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.
Page 218 - ... habet aliquid ex iniquo omne magnum exemplum, quod contra singulos utilitate publica rependitur.
Page 82 - Cuicunque aliquis quid concedit, concedere videtur et id sine quo res ipsa esse non potuit, it must be taken that power is given to cause that vibration without liability to an action.
Page 140 - ... for his homage and service, to have and to hold to him and his heirs, of me and my heirs...
Page 363 - Let them come then, (he entreats) oh ! reverend father, without delay : let my woods reecho with the music of their cry, and the cheerful notes of the horn ; and let the walls of my palace be decorated with the trophies of the chase.
Page 251 - Within a long recess there lies a bay : An island shades it from the rolling sea, And forms a port secure for ships to ride : Broke by the jutting land on either side, In double streams the briny waters glide, Betwixt two rows of rocks : a sylvan scene Appears above, and groves for ever green : A grot is form'd beneath, with mossy seats, To rest the Nereids, and exclude the heats.
Page 440 - Do and ordain whatsoever thou wilt, thy will is law; as it is written, " Quicquid principi placuit legis habet vigorem, cum populus ei et in eum omne suum imperium et potestatem concesserit...
Page 123 - ... gentium statim illius esse incipiunt : quod enim ante nullius est, id naturali ratione occupanti conceditur. nee interest, feras bestias et volucres utrum in suo fundo quisque capiat, an in alieno : plane qui in alienum fundum ingreditur venandi aut aucupandi gratia, potest a domino, si is providerit, prohiberi ne ingrediatur.
Page 452 - ... resort to his standard with a number of men in proportion to the extent of the territory which they received, and to bear arms in his defence. His chief officers imitated the example of the sovereign, and, in distributing portions of their lands among their dependents, annexed the same condition to the grant.
Page 519 - Even so late as the year 1471, when Louis XI borrowed the works- of Rasis, the Arabian physician, from the faculty of medicine in Paris, he not only deposited in pledge a considerable quantity of plate, but was obliged to procure a nobleman to join with him as surety in a deed, binding himself under a great forfeiture to restore it.

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