THE ELEMENTS OF MORALITY, INCLUDING POLITY

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Page 91 - And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.
Page 94 - If the sun be risen upon him, there shall be blood shed for him; for he should make full restitution: if he have nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft.
Page 219 - ... ministering to the enjoyment of the few, may also furnish the means of the highest culture to all, and will be a greater benefit to the public generally, and also more under the control of public authority. There may come a time when the saying, ' Have I not a right to do what I will with my own...
Page 92 - As when a man goeth into the wood with his neighbour to hew wood, and his hand fetcheth a stroke with the axe to cut down the tree, and the head slippeth from the helve, and lighteth upon his neighbour, that he die ; he shall flee unto one of those cities, and live...
Page 123 - ... examination to be unsound, the purchaser must immediately return them to the vendor, or give him notice to take them back, and thereby rescind the contract, or he will be presumed to have acquiesced in the quality of the goods.
Page 356 - Equity is a roguish thing ; for law we have a measure, know what to trust to ; equity is according to the conscience of him that is Chancellor, and as that is larger or narrower, so is equity. 'Tis all one as if they should make the standard for the measure we call a foot...
Page 133 - English law likewise justifies a woman killing one who attempts to ravish her: and so too the husband or father may justify killing a man who attempts a rape upon his wife or daughter : but not if he takes them in adultery by consent, for the one is forcible and felonious, but not the other.
Page 365 - Jus naturale est quod natura omnia animalia docuit : nam jus istud non humani generis proprium, sed omnium animalium qua: in terra, quae in mari nascuntur, avium quoque, commune est.
Page 129 - But, in trials of any sort, they are not allowed to be evidence for, or against, each other ; partly because it is impossible their testimony should be indifferent ; but principally because of the union of person : and therefore, if they were admitted to be witnesses for each other, they would contradict one maxim of law, " nemo in propria causa testis esse debet...
Page 112 - ... bona fide acceperimus, cum crederemus eum qui traderet dominum esse. (44) Quod ideo receptum videtur, ne rerum dominia diutius in incerto essent, cum sufficeret domino ad inquirendam rem suam anni aut biennii spatium, quod tempus ad usucapionem possessori tributum est.

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