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Latin, Greek, Norman, French, and other
THE COMMENTARIES BY SIR W. BLACKSTONE, KNT.
AND VARIOUS LAW TREATISES
TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH, AND ALPHABETICALLY
BY THOMAS TAYLER,
PRINTED FOR W. CLARKE AND SONS, LAW BOOKSELLERS,
IN the present age, as science and learning advance apace, the laws and customs of our ancestors, upon which our civil and municipal rights are founded, should be seriously considered and well understood. Any production, it is presumed, will be acceptable, which tends to facilitate so essential a study.
The celebrated Commentaries of Sir William Blackstone abound in Latin, Greek, French, Norman, and other sentences, illustrating his opinions in the language of the writers from whom he derived them. The reputation which that grand digest of our laws has acquired, proves its superiority and general estimation. The other works from whence I have taken the extracts are treatises upon
each branch of the law, together