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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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The Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States of America: From the ...

United States - 1887
...likely 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...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 Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States, Volume 6

United States. Dept. of State - United States - 1889
...likely 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...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 Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States, Volume 6

United States. Department of State - United States - 1889
...The practice of robbing merchants on the high seas, a remnant of the ancient piracy, thongh it may bo accidentally beneficial to particular persons, is...profitable to all engaged in it or to the nation that anthorizes it. In the beginning of a лтaг, H ii. и- rich ships, not upou their guard, are surprised...
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Introduction to the Study of International Law: Designed as an Aid in ...

Theodore Dwight Woolsey - International law - 1891 - 527 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...particular persons, is far from being profitable to till engaged in it, or to the nation that authorizes it." " There are three employments which I wish...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 5

David Josiah Brewer - American essays - 1900
...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...surprised and taken. This •encourages the first adventurers to fit out more armed vessels; a,nd many others to do the same. But the enemy at the same...
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Report of the ... Conference, Volume 18, Parts 1899-1900

International Law Association. Conference - DVD-ROMs - 1900
...likely 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." He also suggested the following article for the treaty then under discussion: "That if war shall arise...
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Das internationale ÷ffentliche Seerecht der Gegenwart

Ferdinand Perels - Maritime law - 1903 - 358 pages
...robbing merchants on the high sea — a remnant of the ancient piran/ — though it may be acc¨lentaly beneficial to particular persons, is far from being...profitable to all engaged in it, or to the nation that authorise╗ it." T) In der Tat wurde auch schon zu jener Zeit teils auf die Befugnis, Kaperbriefe auszustellen,...
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Das internationale ÷ffentliche Seerecht der Gegenwart

Ferdinand Perels - Maritime law - 1903 - 358 pages
...merchants on the high sea — a remnant of the ancient piracy — though it may be accidentaly benefieial to particular persons, is far from being profitable to all engaged in it, or to the nation that authorises it." T) In der Tat wurde auch schon zu jener Zeit teils auf die Befugnis, Kaperbriefe auszustellen,...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as ..., Volume 12

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1904
...lasting. The practice of robbing merchants on the high seas—a remnant of the ancient piracy,—though it may be accidentally beneficial to particular persons,...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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The Industrial History of the United States

Katharine Coman - Industries - 1905 - 343 pages
...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...are surprised and taken. This encourages the first adventurers to fit out more armed vessels ; and many others do the same. But the enemy at the same...
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