A Summary of the Roman Civil Law: Illustrated by Commentaries on and Parallels from the Mosaic, Canon, Mohammedan, English and Foreign Law : with an Appendix, Map, and General Index, Volume 1

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V. and R. Stevens and Sons, 1851 - Roman law
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Page 544 - And Pharaoh's daughter said unto her, Take this child away, and nurse it for me, and I will give thee thy wages.
Page 422 - We cannot allow the colonies to check, or discourage in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation.
Page 13 - Britain may hereafter enjoy the same except the Right and Privilege of sitting in the House of Lords and the Privileges depending thereon and particularly the Right of sitting upon the Trials of Peers.
Page 419 - the holy fathers, monks and friars, had in their confessions, and specially in their extreme and deadly sickness, convinced the laity how dangerous a practice it was, for one Christian man to hold another in bondage : So that temporal men by little and little, by reason of that terror in their consciences, were glad to manumit all their villeins.
Page 498 - But with us, in the politer reign of Charles the Second, this power of correction began to be doubted...
Page 523 - In case of divorce a mensa et thoro, the law allows alimony to the wife : which is that allowance which is made to a woman for her support out of the husband's estate : being settled at the discretion of the ecclesiastical judge, on consideration of all the circumstances of the case. This is sometimes called her estovers...
Page 431 - And unto such of your slaves as desire a written instrument allowing them to redeem themselves on paying a certain sum, write one, if ye know good in them; and give them of the riches of God, which he hath given you.
Page 417 - Neither of the one sort nor of the other have we any number in England. And of the first I never knewe any in the realme in my time ; of the seconde so fewe there be that it is not almost worth the speaking.
Page 427 - Marry those who are single among you, and such as are honest of your men-servants, and your maid-servants: if they be poor, God will enrich them of his abundance; for God is bounteous and wise. And let those who find not a match keep themselves from fornication, until God shall enrich them of his abundance.
Page 91 - One hundred years after his flight from Mecca the arms and the reign of his successors extended from India to the Atlantic Ocean, over the various and distant provinces which may be comprised under the names of, I. Persia ; II. Syria ; III. Egypt ; IV. Africa ; and V. Spain.

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