A Manual of the Roman Civil Law Arranged After the Analysis of Dr. Hallifax

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Deighton, Bell, 1859 - Civil law - 340 pages

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Page 129 - It is emphatically the will of the person who makes it, and is defined to be ' the legal declaration of a man's intentions which he wills to be performed after his death.
Page 22 - Municipal law, thus understood, is properly defined to be a 'rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state, commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong.

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