Hugonis Grotii de Jure Belli Et Pacis Libri Tres: Accompanied by an Abridged Translation, Volume 3

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J. W. Parker, 1853 - International law - 485 pages
 

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Page 405 - these lessons — He Who alone can — on the hearts of all those who have the affairs of Christendom in their hands. And may He give to those persons a mind fitted to understand and to respect rights, human and divine, and lead them to recollect always that the ministration committed to them is no less than this, that they are the Governors of Man, a creature most dear to God.
Page 185 - In pacc quoque postliminium datum est : nam si cum gente aliqua neque amicitiam, neque hospitium, neque fœdus amicitiœ causa factum habemus : hi hostes quidem non sunt : quod autem ex nostro ad eos pervenit. illorum fit : et liber homo noster ab eis caplus servus fit et eorum. Idemque est, si ab illis ad nos aliquid perveniat.
Page 8 - ... myself except by intercepting what is sent, necessity, as elsewhere explained, gives us a right to intercept it, but under the obligation of restitution, except there be cause to the contrary. If the supplies sent impede the exaction of my rights, and if he who sends them may know this — as if I were besieging a town or blockading a port, and if surrender or peace were expected, he will be bound to me for damages; as a person would who liberates...
Page 324 - ... case of extreme necessity, in which even private persons have a right over the property of others, but for ends of public utility, to which ends those who founded civil society must be supposed to have intended that private ends should give way...
Page 24 - Saviour had said, that his twelve followers should sit upon twelve thrones, and judge the twelve tribes of Israel. This good woman would have her two sons next to his person ; the prime peers of his kingdom. Every one is apt to wish the best to his own. Worldly honour is neither worth our suit, nor unworthy our acceptance. Yea, Salome, had thy mind been in heaven...
Page 9 - ... to inflict punishment : and on that ground it will be lawful to take such measures against him as are suitable to the offense, according to the principles laid down in speaking of punishment; and therefore to that extent he may be subjected to spoliation. 4 On this account, belligerents...
Page 237 - Demetrium legatos cum his verbis: 'quae, malum inquiunt 'ratiost, ut tu imaginem istam velis incendio aedium facto disperdere ? nam si nos omnes superaveris et oppidum hoc totum ceperis, imagine quoque illa integra et incolumi per victoriam potieris; sin vero nos vincere obsidendo nequiveris, petimus consideres, ne turpe tibi sit, quia non potueris bello Radios vincere, bellum cum Protogene mortuo gessisse.
Page 8 - If he have not yet caused damage, but have tried to cause it, I shall have a right by the retention of his property to compel him to give security for the future by hostages, pledges, or in some other way.
Page 7 - In the third class, objects of ambiguous use, the state of the war is to be considered. For if I cannot defend myself except by intercepting what is sent, necessity as elsewhere explained, gives us a right to intercept it, but under the obligation of restitution, except there be cause to the contrary. If the supplies sent impede the exaction of my rights, and if he who...
Page 86 - At jus gentium, si non omnium, certe meliorum, jam olim est, ne hostem veneno interficere liceat : qui consensus ortus est ex respectu communis utilitatis, ne pericula in bellis qu!B crebra esse cooprant nimium intenderentur.

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