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Page 436 - But' no alteration diminishing the proportionate representation of any State in either House of the Parliament, or the minimum number of representatives of a State in the House of Representatives, or increasing, diminishing or otherwise altering the limits of the State, shall become law unless the majority of the electors voting in that State approve the proposed law
Page 309 - It is against the enterprising ambition of this department that the People ought to Indulge all their jealousy and exhaust all their precautions
Page 121 - between the laws of different countries may in that department continue, or even that new divergences may appear. Still, on the whole, the progress of the world is towards uniformity in law, and towards a more evident uniformity than is discoverable either in the sphere of religious beliefs or in that of political institutions.
Page 398 - of coloured races (especially Chinese, Malays, and Indian coolies). The gain to suitors from the establishment of a High Court to entertain appeals and avoid the expense and delay involved in carrying cases to the Privy Council in England. The probability that money could be borrowed more easily on the credit of
Page 91 - In Lithuania the rule was that where no express provision could be found governing a case, recourse should be had to ' the Christian laws.' Speaking generally, one may say that it was by and with Christianity that Roman law made its way in the countries to the east of Germany and to the north of the Eastern Empire.
Page 31 - Finance was the standing difficulty of the Roman as it is of the Anglo-Indian administrator. Indeed, the Roman Empire may be said to have perished from want of revenue. Heavy taxation, and possibly the exhaustion of the soil, led to the abandonment of farms, reducing the rent derivable from the land. The terrible
Page 309 - extending the sphere of it* activity and drawing all power into its impetuous vortex. . . . It is against the enterprising ambition of this department that the People ought to Indulge all their jealousy and exhaust all their precautions
Page 300 - one written at the very birth of the Union by those who watched its cradle, and recording incidentally, and therefore all the more faithfully, the impressions and anticipations of the friends and enemies of the