Memoir of the Life of Henry-Francis D'Aguesseau, Chancellor of France: And of His Ordonnances for Consolidating and Amending Certain Portions of the French Law; and An Historical and Literary Account of the Roman and Canon Law

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J. Murray, 1830 - 207 pagine
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Pagina 2 - Me autem quid1 pudeat, qui tot annos ita vivo, judices, ut a nullius unqaam me tempore aut commodo aut otium meum abstraxerit aut voluptas avocarit aut denique somnus retardarit? Quare quis tandem me reprehendat aut quis mihi jure succenseat, si. quantum ceteris ad suas res obeundas...
Pagina 168 - ... could behold with contempt the gods of other nations, or force strangers to pay homage to theirs. The Romans exercised this toleration in the amplest manner. For, though they would not allow any changes to be made in the religions that were...
Pagina 80 - Roman law, we have already had occasion to note its simplicity, in the inheritance of property as it was settled by the Trebellian and Pegasian decrees, and its alteration, in this respect, by the introduction of the fidei-commissa. These gave rise to successive fidei-commissary substitutions. By multiplying these, and by prohibiting each substitute from aliening the inheritance, property was absolutely taken out of commerce, and fixed in a settled and invariable course of devolution in particular...
Pagina 105 - Latii. Ancient Latium contained the Albani, Rutuli, and ./Equi; it was afterwards extended to the Osci, Ausones, and Volsci: the difference between the right of the city and the right of Latium is not precisely ascertained: .the principal privilege of the Latins seems to have...
Pagina 60 - The work, which I propound, tendeth to pruning and grafting the law, and not to ploughing up and planting it again ; for such a remove I should hold indeed for a perilous innovation.
Pagina 206 - Canons: thus, 1 dint. c. 3. Lex (or 1 d. Lex) is the first Distinction, and 3d Canon, beginning with the word Lex. The second part of the Decree contains 36 Causes ; each Cause comprehending several Questions, and each Question several Canons : thus 3. qu. 9. c. 2. Caveant is Cause the 3d, Question the 9th, and Canon the 2d, beginning with Caveant. The third part of the Decree contains 5 Distinctions, and is quoted as the first part, with the addition of the words de Consecratione ; thus, de Consecr.
Pagina 26 - Before he attains his sixteenth year, a charge is obtained for him, and he sports a chariot. With such facilities of going and coming, what a wish must there be to be in every place where pleasure calls ! Consider only the time given, even by persons of decent habits of life...
Pagina 25 - Paris at that time with its pre" sent state. At the time we speak of, the '* police of Paris was very bad ; the city " was ill built, and had not half either of " the houses or the inhabitants which it " now contains. The streets were ill laid " out, excessively dirty, never lighted, and " therefore, after dusk, unsafe. The only " public spectacles were vulgar farces, after " which the populace ran with avidity, but " which all decent persons avoided.
Pagina 194 - At the dawn of the reformation, in the reign of king Henry VIII, it was enacted in parliament? that a review should be had of the canon law; and, till such review should be made, all canons, constitutions, ordinances, and synodals provincial, being then already made, and not repugnant to the law of the land or the king's prerogative, should still be used and executed. And, as no such review has yet been perfected, upon this statute now depends the authority of the canon law in England.
Pagina 24 - England, that, although we are thorougbly sensible of its value, we simll make no further mention of it in this place. " The close of the fifteenth century is described by the French writers as the golden age of the French magistracy. It is every where said, that the knowledge which the members of it possessed of the law, was at once extensive and profound, and that they were equally conversant in its theory and its practice; that they respected their profession, and were aware of the importance...

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