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" Municipal law, thus understood, is properly defined to be a 'rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state, commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong. "
Southern Law Review and Chart of the Southern Law and Collection Union - Page 644
1877
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An Analysis of the Laws of England

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1771 - 230 pages
...natural Juftice. 5MUNICJPAL, or CIVIL, Law is the Rule of civil Conduct, prefcribed by the fupreme Power in a State, commanding what is RIGHT, and prohibiting what is WRONG. 6. SOCIETY is formed for the Protection of Individuals ; and STATES, or Government, for the Prefervation...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1807
...But I HAVE now gone through the definition laid down of a municipal law ; and have shewn that it is " a rule— of civil " conduct — prescribed — by the supreme power in a state— a positive law is discovered by experience to be useful and necessary onlv to men in certain districts,...
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Beauties Selected from the Writings of James Beattie ...: To which are ...

James Beattie, Thomas Gray, William Mudford - English literature - 1809
...give an account of the laws of any particular country, we might begin with this definition.— Law is a rule of civil conduct, prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong.* But, taking the word law in a more general sense, and consi.".». Blarkstone. dering ourselves as subject...
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Beauties selected from the writings of James Beattie. To which are prefixed ...

James Beattie - 1809
...give an account of the laws of any particular country, we might begin with this definition. — Law is a rule of civil conduct, prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong.* But, taking the word law in a more general' sense, and consi* Bliickstone. dering ourselves as subject...
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The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences

William Nicholson - 1809
...ingredients, diiobedience and punUhment. Municipal law, it by Uie tame great comraentator defined to be " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...state ; commanding what is right, and prohibiting what a wrong." The latter clause of this sentence seems to Mr. Christian to be either superfluous or defective....
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The British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 4

William Nicholson - Science - 1809
...Municipal law, is by tin same great commcntator defined to be " a rule of civil i-ondnct prescribed by tlie supreme power in a state ; commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong." The, latter those of this tenteuce seems to Mr. Christon to be either superfluous or defective. If...
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The American Review of History and Politics, and General ..., Volume 4

Robert Walsh - 1812
...in other words, " Law is the perfection of reason." An English judge defines law to be " a rule of conduct, prescribed by the supreme power in a state,...commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong." A Grecian orator, explains the design and object of law to be, " to ascertain what is just, honorable,...
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Village Conversations, Or The Vicar's Fireside, Volume 3

Sarah Renou - 1817
...requisite on account of its rectitude and the high authority from which it is adduced. Municipal law is ' a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state. It regards man as a citizen, and bound to other duties towards his neighbour, than those of mere nature...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 7

William Nicholson - Science - 1821
...ingredients, disobedience and punishment. Municipal law is, by the same great commentator, defined to be " a rule of civil conduct, prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong." The latter clause of this sentence seems to Mr. Christian to be either superfluous or defective. If...
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British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 7

William Nicholson - Science - 1821
...ingredients, disobedience and punishment. Municipal law is, by the same great commentator, defined to be " a rule of civil conduct, prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong." The latter clause of this sentence seems to Mr. Christian to be either superfluous or defective. If...
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