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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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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Religion - 1860
...State to step in, and suppress such brutal and demoralizing contests. ECLECTIC. If " Law" be " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong," it is evidently necessary that its force should be extended to pugilism, which constitutes a breach...
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The atonement: in its relations to law and moral government

Albert Barnes - Atonement - 1860 - 358 pages
...general signification of law, a rule of action dictated by some superior being." "Municipal law is a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong."* The following are the usual definitions of law : "Lex est ratio summa, quae jubet quaa sunt utilia...
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Love and Penalty: Or, Eternal Punishment Consistent with the Fatherhood of God

Joseph Parrish Thompson - Future punishment - 1860 - 358 pages
...among men' may be transferred with much higher significance to the law of God. " Law," he says, " is a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong." It is a rule as "something permanent, uniform, and universal." Not advice, " which we are at liberty...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 2, Parts 3-4

Sir William Blackstone, George Sharswood, Barron Field - Law - 1860
...PARTIES. AT the opening of these commentaries,(a) municipal law was in general defined to be, " a rule of civil conduct, prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong."(2>) From hence therefore it followed, that the primary objects of the law are the establishment...
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The Path which Led a Protestant Lawyer to the Catholic Church

Peter Hardeman Burnett - Catholic converts - 1860 - 741 pages
...Commentator on the laws of England defines municipal law to be, " A rule of civil conduct, prescribedby the supreme power in a State, commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong." When the learned Commentator says, " Commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong," he means,...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1860
...of the former branch of our definition, is (I trust) sufficiently evident; that "municipal, law is a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state." I proceed now to the latter branch of it; that it is a rule so prescribed, "commanding what is right,...
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Military Dictionary

H. L. Scott - 1861
...with each other, according to reason and natural justice. (See WAR.) Municipal or civil law is the rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power...commanding what is right, and prohibiting what is wrong. The parts of a law are : 1. The declaratory ; which defines what is right and wrong. 2. The directory...
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Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 18

Edwards Amasa Park, Bela Bates Edwards, Samuel Harvey Taylor, George Ediward Day, George Frederick Wright - History - 1861
...significance, to the law of God. ' Law,' he [Judge Blackstone] says, ' is a rule of civil conduct presented by the supreme power in a state, commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong.'" " It is a rule of conduct presented, announced, notified "(pp. 143, 144). If our sin be involuntary,...
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Beeton's Dictionary of universal information; comprising a complete summary ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1861
...town, yet, in common languuge, it is applied to the laws of a state or nation. It is defined to be "a rule of civil conduct, prescribed by the supreme power in a state." The sovereign power is the poner of making law?, which is sometimes vested in an aggregate assembly,...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 22

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1863
...fruit and out-life of a First-will. So, again, the definition which Blackstone gives of municipal law, "a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme...commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong," is at fault for the same reason, that it leaves out of view the universal test of right and wrong,...
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