Outlines of Roman Law: Comprising Its Historical Growth and General Principles

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G.P. Putnam's sons, 1884 - Roman law - 433 pages
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Page 420 - History of Latin Christianity ; including that of the Popes to the Pontificate of Nicholas V.
Page 62 - Jus praetorium est quod praetores introduxerunt adjuvandi vel supplendi vel corrigendi juris civilis gratia, propter utilitatem publicam
Page 417 - AMOS, Professor Sheldon. — The History and Principles of the Civil Law of Rome. An aid to the Study of Scientific and Comparative Jurisprudence. Demy 8vo.
Page 420 - Christianity, from the Birth of Christ to the Abolition of Paganism in the Roman Empire.
Page 422 - THE FRAGMENTS OF THE PERPETUAL EDICT OF SALVIUS JULIANUS, collected, arranged, and annotated by BRYAN WALKER, MA, LL.D., Law Lecturer of St John's College, and late Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. Crown 8vo.
Page 354 - In hac quaestione totius ob rem dati tractatus inspici potest qui in his competit speciebus: aut enim do tibi ut des; aut do ut facias; aut facio ut des ; aut facio ut facias.
Page 333 - The method of computing these degrees in the canon law, which our law has adopted, is as follows : we begin at the common ancestor and reckon downwards : and in whatsoever degree the two persons, or the most remote of them, is distant from the common ancestor, that is the degree in which they are related to each other.
Page 214 - Germany, Holland and Scotland, but in the islands of the Indian Ocean, and on the banks of the Mississippi and the St. Lawrence. So true, it seems, are the words of d'Aguesseau, that " the grand destinies of Rome are not yet accomplished ; she reigns throughout the world by her reason, after having ceased to reign by her authority.
Page 220 - True law is right reason conformable to nature, universal, unchangeable, eternal, whose commands urge us to duty, and whose prohibitions restrain us from evil. Whether it enjoins or forbids, the good respect its injunctions, and the wicked treat them with indifference. This law cannot be contradicted by any other law, and is not liable either to derogation or abrogation. Neither the senate nor the people can give us any dispensation for not obeying this universal law of justice. It needs no other...
Page 419 - Analysis of the Civil Law. In which a comparison is occasionally made between the Roman Laws and those of England. A new Edition, with alterations and additions, being the heads of a Course of Lectures publicly delivered in the University of Cambridge, by JW GELDART, LL.D.

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