Elements of Jurisprudence

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Walton and Maberly, 1853 - 156 Seiten
 

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Seite 145 - Father is not in him : for all that is in the world, — the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, — • is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lusts thereof; but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.
Seite 159 - A History of Rome ; from the Earliest Times to the Death of COMMODUS, AD 192. By Dr. L. SCHMITZ, Rector of the High School of Edinburgh, Editor of "Niebuhr's Lectures.
Seite 76 - There is not, in my opinion, in the whole compass of human affairs, so noble a spectacle as that which is displayed in the progress of jurisprudence ; where we may contemplate the cautious and unwearied exertions of a succession of wise men, through a long course of ages, withdrawing every case as it arises from the dangerous power of discretion, and subjecting it to inflexible rules, — extending the dominion of justice and reason, and gradually contracting, within the narrowest possible limits,...
Seite 160 - Numismatic Manual: or. Guide to the Collection and Study of Greek, Roman, and English Coins. Illustrated by Engravings of many hundred types, by means of which even imperfect and obliterated pieces may be easily deciphered.
Seite 158 - Art of Reasoning : a Popular Exposition of. the Principles of Logic, Inductive and Deductive; with an Introductory Outline of the History of Logic, and an Appendix on recent Logical Developments, with Notes.
Seite 18 - ... approves of them ; therefore they ought. And there, if the modern keep his principles and his temper, the matter must end between them. Upon the ground of moral sense, there is no going one jot further; and the result is, that the actions in question are at once laudable and detestable. The modern then, as probably he will keep neither his principles nor his temper, says to the ancient, " Your moral sense is nothing to the purpose ; yours is corrupt, abominable, detestable ; all nations cry out...
Seite 104 - Now it follows from the essential difference of a positive law, and from the nature of sovereignty and independent political society, that the power of a monarch properly so called, or the power of a sovereign number in its collegiate and sovereign capacity, is incapable of legal limitation.
Seite 139 - To the adherent of the theory of utility, a human law is good if it be generally useful, and a human law is bad if it be generally pernicious. For, in his opinion, it is consonant or not with the law of God, inasmuch as it is consonant or not with the principle of general utility. To the adherent of the hypothesis of a moral sense, a human law is good if he likes it he knows not why, and a human law is bad if he hates it he knows not wherefore.
Seite 157 - Museum of Science and Art. THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND ART. Edited by DIONYSIUS LARDNER, DCL, formerly Professor of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy in University College, London. With upwards of 1 200 Engravings on Wood.
Seite 162 - Physician to University College Hospital, and Consulting Physician to the Hospital for Consumption and Diseases of the Chest.

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