Gaii Institutionum Iuris Civilis Commentarii Quattuor

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Clarendon Press, 1875 - Roman law - 680 pages

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Page 405 - No action shall be brought whereby to charge the defendant upon any special promise to answer for the debt, default, or miscarriage of another person, unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Page 655 - Ac de iure quidem praediorum sanctum apud nos est iure civili, ut in iis vendendis vitia dicerentur, quae nota essent venditori. Nam, cum ex duodecim tabulis satis esset ea praestari, quae essent lingua nuncupata, quae qui infitiatus esset, dupli poenam subiret, a iuris consultis etiam reticentiae poena est constituta ; quicquid enim esset 3 in praedio vitii, id statuerunt, si venditor sciret, nisi nomina66 tim dictum esset, praestari oportere.
Page 221 - That no will shall be valid unless it shall be in writing and executed in manner herein-after mentioned ; (that is to say,) it shall be signed at the foot or end thereof by the testator, or by some other person in his presence and by his direction; and such signature shall be made or acknowledged by the testator in the presence of two or more witnesses present at the same time, and such witnesses shall attest and shall subscribe the will in the presence of the testator, but no form of attestation...
Page 271 - Vnde intellegimus nihil aliud secundum nostrorum praeceptorum opinionem per praeceptionem legari posse, nisi quod testatoris sit ; nulla enim alia res quam hereditaria deducitur in hoc iudicium. Itaque si non suam rem eo modo testator legauerit, iure quidem civili inutile erit legatum ; sed ex senatusconsulto confirmabitur.
Page 642 - Servi nomine, qui pignori datus est, ad exhibendum cum creditore, non cum debitore, agendum est: quia qui pignori dedit, ad usucapionem tantum possidet: quod ad reliquas omnes causas pertinet, qui accepit, possidet: adeo ut addici possit et possessio eius, qui pignori dedit.
Page 600 - ... nihil tarn naturale est quam eo genere quidque dissolvere quo colligatum est. Ideo verborum obligatio verbis tollitur ; nudi consensus obligatio contrario consensu dissolvitur
Page 420 - Adeo autem emptio et venditio et locatio et conductio familiaritatem aliquam inter se habere videntur, ut in quibusdam causis quaeri soleat utrum emptio et venditio contrahatur, an locatio et conductio.
Page 473 - And it is a settled distinction, that where an act is done which is in itself an immediate injury to another's person or property, there the remedy is usually by an action of trespass vi et armis; but where there is no act done, but only a culpable omission, or where the act is not immediately injurious, but only by consequence and collaterally; there no action of trespass vi et armis will lie, but an action on the special case for the damages consequent on such omission or act.
Page 363 - Nexum est, ut ait Gallus Aelius, quodcunque per aes et libram geritur, idque necti dicitur; quo in genere sunt haec, testamenti factio, nexi datio, nexi liberatio, Festus, under the word
Page 81 - Lex naturae haec est ut qui nascitur sine legitimo matrimonio matrem sequatur nisi lex specialis aliud inducat, Dig.

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