Samuelis Rachelii ... De Jure Naturae Et Gentium Dissertationes, Volume 2

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Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1916 - International law - 249 pages

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Page 75 - ... even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs, and lying wonders, and with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
Page 58 - God, but the doers of a law shall be justified : for when Gentiles which have no law do by nature the things of the law, these, having no law, are a law unto themselves ; in that they shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience bearing witness therewith, and their thoughts one with another accusing or else excusing them ; in the day when God shall judge the secrets of men, according to my gospel, by Jesus Christ.
Page 76 - To this war of every man against every man, this also is consequent : that nothing can be unjust. The notions of right and wrong, justice and injustice have there no place. Where there is no common power, there is no law: where no law, no injustice.
Page 62 - May all the gods and goddesses destroy me more miserably than I feel myself to be daily perishing, if I know at know at this moment what to write to you, Senators, how to write it, or what, in short, not to write.
Page 133 - When you spoke of a nature gifted or not gifted in any respect, did you mean to say that one man will acquire a thing easily, another with difficulty; a little learning will lead the one to discover a great deal, whereas the other, after much study and application, no sooner learns than he forgets...
Page 168 - Take some that is pure." The herald brought a pure blade of grass from the citadel; again he asked the king thus, "Dost thou, O king, appoint me the royal delegate of the Roman people, the Quirites?
Page 71 - Therefore the law of nature, that I may define it, is the dictate of right reason,* conversant about those things which are either to be done or omitted for the constant preservation of life and members, as much as in us lies.
Page 207 - ... the right of nations. The precepts of both are alike. But because cities once instituted do put on the personal proprieties of men, that law, which speaking of the duty of single men we call natural, being applied to whole cities and nations, is called the right of nations.
Page 169 - If they first swerve by public concert, by wicked fraud, on that day do thou, 0 Jupiter, so strike the Roman people, as I shall here this day strike this swine ; and do thou strike them so much the more, as thou art more able and more powerful.
Page 133 - Therefore, I said, the judge should not be young; he should have learned to know evil, not from his own soul, but from late and long observation of the nature of evil in others: knowledge should be his guide, not personal experience.

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