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" The practice of robbing merchants on the high seas — a remnant of the ancient piracy — though it may be accidentally beneficial to particular persons, is far from being profitable to all engaged in it, or to the nation that authorizes it. "
Essays on Peace & War: Which First Appeared in the Christian Mirror, Printed ... - Page 160
by William Ladd - 1827 - 279 pages
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Institutes of International Law: Public and Private, as Settled by the ...

Daniel Gardner - Electronic books - 1860 - 719 pages
...to continue and be lasting. " The practice of robbing merchants on the high seas, a remnant of the ancient piracy, though it may be accidentally beneficial...engaged in it, or to the nation that authorizes it." They add a strong condemnation of privateering. (See Diplomatic Correspondence, vol. 2, pp. 237, 238.)...
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The Law of Nations Affecting Commerce During War: With a Review of the ...

Francis Henry Upton - Capture at sea - 1863 - 503 pages
...Santissimn Trindad, 7 Wheat., 283. ficial to particular persons, is far from being profitable to all who are engaged in it, or to the nation that authorizes it. In the beginning of a war, some rich ships, not upon their guard, are surprised and taken. This encourages the first adventurers to fit out more...
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The Autobiography and Essays of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1864 - 231 pages
...to continue and be lasting. The practice of robbing merchants on the high seas — a renmant of the ancient piracy — though it may be accidentally beneficial...are surprised and taken. This encourages the first adventurers to fit out more armed vessels : and many others to do the same. But the eneinv at the same...
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Introduction to the Study of International Law: Designed as an Aid in ...

Theodore Dwight Woolsey - International law - 1864 - 441 pages
...originates. " The practice of robbing merchants on the high seas, a remnant of the ancient piracy, fliough it may be accidentally beneficial to particular persons,...engaged 'in it, or to the nation that authorizes it." " There are three employments which I wish the law of nations would protect, so that they should never...
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INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

THEODORE D. WOOLSEY - 1871
...plunder in which it originates. a The practice of robbing merchants on the high seas, a remnant of the ancient piracy, though it may be accidentally beneficial...all engaged in it, or to the nation that authorizes it.'3 " There are three employments which I wish the law of nations would protect, so that they should...
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Introduction to the Study of International Law

Theodore Dwight Woolsey - 1872 - 487 pages
...plunder in which it originates. " The practice of robbing merchants on the high seas, a remnant of the ancient piracy, though it may be accidentally beneficial...engaged in it, or to the nation that authorizes it." "There are three employments which I wish the law of nations would protect, so that they should never...
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Introduction to the Study of International Law: Designed as an Aid in ...

Theodore Dwight Woolsey - International - 1875 - 383 pages
...plunder in which it originates. ' The practice of robbing merchants on the high seas, a remnant of the ancient piracy, though it may be accidentally beneficial...profitable to all engaged in it, or to the nation that authorises it.' ' There are three employments which I wish the law of nations would protect, so that...
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Journal of Social Science: Containing the Transactions of the ..., Volumes 10-13

Social sciences - 1879
...the high seas, a remnant of the ancient piracy, though it may be accidentally beneficial to public persons, is far from being profitable to all engaged in it, or to the nation that authorizes it." And again: "The United States, though better situated than any other nation to profit by privateering,...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
...beneficial to particular persons, is far from being profitable to all engaged in it, or to the natior. that authorizes it. In the beginning of a war, some...are surprised and taken. This encourages the first adventurers to fit out more armed vessels, and many others to do the same. But the enemy at the same...
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Gesta Christi: Or, A History of Humane Progress Under Christianity

Charles Loring Brace - Christian civilization - 1882 - 496 pages
...ancient piracy, though it may be accidenta!!y beneficial to public persons, is far from being pronrab's to all engaged in it, or to the nation that authorizes it. 9 ' And again, "The United States though better situated than any other nation to profit by privateering,...
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