The Institutes of Law: A Treatise of the Jurisprudence as Determined by Nature

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W. Blackwood and Sons, 1880 - 572 עמודים
 

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עמוד 45 - When one cultivates to the utmost the principles of his nature, and exercises them on the principle of reciprocity, he is not far from the path. What you do not like when done to yourself, do not do to others.
עמוד 337 - Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery : if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.
עמוד 59 - Hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour, and another unto dishonour?
עמוד 256 - All human Laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory. They may alter the Mode and Application, but have no Power over the Substance of original Justice.
עמוד 110 - For hatred does not cease by hatred at any time: hatred ceases by love, this is an old rule.
עמוד 177 - It may. In the Prayers it is said, ' Prayer has been made to the spirits of the upper and lower worlds.
עמוד 334 - He put the vision by ; Let dusky Indians whine and kneel ; An English lad must die. And thus, with eyes that would not shrink, With knee to man unbent, Unfaltering on its dreadful brink, To his red grave he went.
עמוד 451 - More things are wrought by prayer Than this world dreams of. Wherefore, let thy voice Rise like a fountain for me night and day. For what are men better than sheep or goats That nourish a blind life within the brain, If, knowing God, they lift not hands of prayer Both for themselves and those who call them friend? For so the whole round earth is every way Bound by gold chains about the feet of God.
עמוד 256 - It would be hard to point out any error more truly subversive of all the order and beauty, of all the peace and happiness, of human society, than the position, that any body of men have a right to make what laws they please ; or that laws can derive any authority from their institution merely and independent of the quality of the subject-matter.
עמוד 383 - The skill of making, and maintaining commonwealths, consisteth in certain rules, as doth arithmetic and geometry; not, as tennis-play, on practice only...

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