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" It is indisputable that much the greatest part of mankind has never shown a particle of desire that its civil institutions should be improved, since the moment when external completeness was first given to them by their embodiment in some permanent record.... "
The Bench and Bar of Illinois: Historical and Reminiscent - Page 666
edited by - 1899 - 1213 pages
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Ancient Law: Its Connection with the Early History of Society, and Its ...

Sir Henry Sumner Maine - Law - 1861 - 415 pages
...completeness was first given to them by their embodiment in some permanent record. -One set of usages has occasionally been violently overthrown and superseded...extended, and distorted into the most surprising forms, by the perversity of sacerdotal commentators; but, except in a small section of the world, there has...
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Ancient law: its connection with the early history of society, and its ...

Sir Henry Sumner Maine - Law - 1861 - 415 pages
...completeness was first given to them by their embodiment in some permanent record. One set of usages has occasionally been violently overthrown and superseded...extended, and distorted into the most surprising forms, by the perversity of sacerdotal commentators; but, except in a small section of the world, there has...
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Ancient Law: Its Connection with the Early History of Society, and Its ...

Sir Henry Sumner Maine - Comparative law - 1861 - 415 pages
...permanent record. One set of usages has occaCHAP. ii. STATIONARY AND PROGRESSIVE SOCIETIES. 23 sionally been violently overthrown and superseded by another...extended, and distorted into the most surprising forms, by the perversity of sacerdotal commentators; but, except in a small section of the world, there has...
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Ancient Law: Its Connection with the Early History of Society, and Its ...

Sir Henry Sumner Maine - Comparative law - 1867 - 400 pages
...completeness was first given to them by their embodiment in some permanent . record. One set of usages has occasionally been violently overthrown and superseded...extended, and distorted into the most surprising forms, by the perversity of sacerdotal commentators ; but, except in a small section of the world, there has...
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Ancient Law: Its Connection with the Early History of Society, and Its ...

Comparative law - 1864 - 400 pages
...completeness was first given to them by their embodiment in some permanent record. One set of usages has occasionally been violently overthrown and superseded...another; here and there a primitive code, pretending to supernatural origin, has been greatly extended, am distorted into the most surprising forms, by the...
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Ancient Law: Its Connection with the Early History of Society, and Its ...

Henry Sumner Maine - Comparative law - 1874 - 415 pages
...completeness was first given to them by their embodiment in some permanent record. One set of usages has occasionally been violently overthrown and superseded...pretending to a supernatural origin, has been greatly extendedr and distorted into the most surprising forms, by the perversity of sacerdotal commentators...
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Ancient Law: Its Connection with the Early History of Society, and Its ...

Sir Henry Sumner Maine - Catalogs, Publishers' - 1876 - 435 pages
...some permanent record. One set of usages has occasionally been violently overthrown and superseded l<y another ; here and there a primitive code, pretending...extended, and distorted into the most surprising forms, by the perversity of sacerdotal commentators ; but, except in a small section of the world, there has...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 159

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir John Murray IV, Sir William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1885
...completeness was first given to them by their embodiment in some permanent record. One set of usages has occasionally been violently overthrown and superseded...civilization expanding the law, the law has limited the civilization.' * To the fact that the enthusiasm for change is comparatively rare, must be added...
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Popular Government: Four Essays

Sir Henry Sumner Maine - Constitutional history - 1885 - 261 pages
...completeness was first given to them by their embodiment in some permanent record. One set of usages has occasionally been violently overthrown and super-seded...amelioration of a legal system. There has been material civilisation, but instead of the civilisation expanding the law, the law has limited the civilisation....
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Popular Government: Four Essays

Sir Henry Sumner Maine - Constitutional history - 1885 - 261 pages
...completeness was first given to them by their embodiment in some permanent record. One set of usages has occasionally been violently overthrown and superseded...amelioration of a legal system. There has been material civilisation, but instead of the civilisation expanding the law, the law has limited the civilisation....
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