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" A law, in the most general and comprehensive acceptation in which the term, in its literal meaning, is employed, may be said to be a rule laid down for the guidance of an intelligent being by an intelligent being having power over him. "
The Grammar of Science - Page 90
by Karl Pearson - 1900 - 548 pages
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Lectures on Jurisprudence: Or, The Philosophy of Positive Law, Volume 1

John Austin, Sarah Austin - Jurisprudence - 1869 - 1169 pages
...comprehensive acceptation '"mnre- * n tvhich the term, in its literal meaning, is employed, may hcnsive be said to be a rule laid down for the guidance of...being by an intelligent being having power over him. Under this definition are included, and without impropriety, several species. It is necessary to define...
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The Sacrifice for Sin as Revealed in the Law and the Gospel: With a Critical ...

J. M. Denniston - Atonement - 1872 - 437 pages
...likely to see other things as the divine word presents them. NOTE ON HUMAN LAW. "A law," says Austin,* "in the most general and comprehensive acceptation...being by an intelligent being having power over him. " Every law or rule (taken with the largest signification which can be given to the term properly}...
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The Sacrifice for Sin as Revealed in the Law and the Gospel: With a Critical ...

J. M. Denniston - Atonement - 1872 - 437 pages
...likely to see other things as the divine word presents them. NOTE ON HUMAN LAW. "A law," says Austin,* "in the most general and comprehensive acceptation...being by an intelligent being having power over him. " Every law or rule (taken with the largest signification, which can be given to the term properly]...
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Youth & Years at Oxford, in Conversation on Questions of the Day ...

Manthane (pseud.) - 1872
...law of invariable sequences. In the proper sense of the word law is, as Austin has defined it; "a law laid down for the guidance of an intelligent being, by an intelligent being having power over him." Power can only be predicated of a conscious personal agent. Hence our first idea of law is probably...
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Youth and years at Oxford, in conversation on questions of the day

Manthano (pseud.) - 1872
...law of invariable sequences. In the proper sense of the word law is, as Austin has defined it; "a law laid down for the guidance of an intelligent being, by an intelligent being having power over him." Power can only be predicated of a conscious personal agent. Hence our first idea of law is probably...
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Youth and Years at Oxford, in Conversation on Questions of the Day

Manthano - Apologetics - 1872 - 376 pages
...law of invariable sequences. In the proper sense of the word law is, as Austin has defined it; "a law laid down for the guidance of an intelligent being, by an intelligent being having power over him." Power can only be predicated of a conscious personal agent. Hence our first idea of law is probably...
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The Institutes of English Public Law: Embracing an Outline of General ...

David Nasmith - Conflict of laws - 1873 - 455 pages
...into two elements, the sovereign and the subject, we now come to the consideration of the term " Law." 'A Law, in the most general and comprehensive acceptation...said to be a rule laid down for the guidance of an intelb'gent being, by an intelligent being having power over him.' 2 In other words, a law is a command...
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Faith and Free Thought: A Second Course of Lectures Delivered at the Request ...

Christian evidence society - Apologetics - 1873 - 468 pages
...in another form. We are created under law, not only under a law of unvariable sequences, but " a law laid down for the guidance of an intelligent being, by an intelligent being having power over him."* Such is Austin's definition of all law, in the proper sense of the word. That law implies sanctions,...
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The Law Magazine and Review: For Both Branches of the Legal Profession at ...

Law - 1875
...'philosophy,' what 'science,' what ' law' and what ' positive law ?'J First, a law (sensu latiore) is a rule laid down for the guidance of an intelligent being by an intelligent being havingf, power over him. And every positive law is such a rule set by a monarch or sovereign body to...
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Christian evidence lectures

Christian evidence society - 1879
...in another form. We are created under law, not only under a law of unvariable sequences, but " a law laid down for the guidance of an intelligent being, by an intelligent being having power over him."* Such is Austin's definition of all law, in the proper sense of the word. That law implies sanctions,...
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