Ancient Law

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Kessinger Publishing's Rare Reprints, Jun 1, 2004 - History - 192 pages
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It will be inferred from what has been said that the theory which transformed the Roman jurisprudence had no claim to philosophical precision. It involved, in fact, one of those "mixed modes of thought" which are now acknowledged to have characterised all but the highest minds during the infancy of speculation, and which are far from undiscoverable even in the mental efforts of our own day.

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Maine was educated at Christ's Hospital and Pembroke College, Cambridge. In 1847 he was professor of civil law at Cambridge. In 1850, he was called to the Bar and he was a Member of the Indian Council for seven years.

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