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" For there are in nature certain fountains of justice, whence all civil laws are derived but as streams : and like as waters do take tinctures and tastes from the soils through which they run, so do civil laws vary according to the regions and governments... "
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A Discourse on the Study of the Law of Nature and Nations

Sir James Mackintosh - International law - 1828 - 89 pages
...are in nature certain fountains of justice whence all civil laws are derived, but as streams ; and like as waters do take tinctures and tastes from the...they are planted, though they proceed from the same fountains."* — Bacon's Dig. and Adv. of Learn. Works, vol. ip 101. On the great questions of morality,...
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The Tourist: A Literary and Anti-slavery Journal, Volume 1

Antislavery movements - 1833
...fountains of justice, whence all civil laws are derived, but as streams ; and like as waters do tajte tinctures and tastes from the soils through which...they are planted, though they proceed from the same fountains. — UACOX. No schism in the body politic can be more fatal than that which alienates the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16, Issue 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...are in nature certain fountains of justice, whence all civil laws are derived but as streams ; and, like as waters do take tinctures and tastes from the...they are planted, though they proceed from the same fountains. Again, the wisdom of a lawmaker consisteth not only in a platform of justice, but in the...
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Some Thoughts Concerning Domestic Slavery

John L. Carey - Slavery - 1838 - 115 pages
...inseparable therefrom. A more excellent illustration of the same thing is contained in Lord Bacon's simile, 'like as waters do take tinctures and tastes from...planted; though they proceed from the same fountain.' In view of this truth how were it possible that two distinct nations, each possessing its idiomatic...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1838
...are in nature certain fountains of justice, whence all civil laws are derived but as streams : and like as waters do take tinctures and tastes from the...they are planted, though they proceed from the same fountains. Again, the wisdom of a law-maker consisteth not only in a platform of justice, but in the...
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Natural Theology: The Arguments of Paley, Brougham, and the Bridgewater ...

George Ensor - Bridgewater treatises on the power, wisdom, and goodness of God, as manifested in the creation - 1838 - 60 pages
...are in nature certain fountains of justice whence all civil laws are derived, but as streams ; and like as waters do take tinctures and tastes from the...they are planted, though they proceed from the same fountains."* — Bacon's Dig. and Adv. of Learn. Works, vol. ip 101. * I have not been deterred by...
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Some Thoughts Concerning Domestic Slavery

John L. Carey - Slavery - 1838 - 115 pages
...inseparable therefrom. A more excellent illustration of the same thing is contained in Lord Bacon's simile, 'like as waters do take tinctures and tastes from...the regions and governments where they are planted j though they proceed from the same fountain.' In view of this truth how were it possible that two...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 20

United States - 1847
...Bacon, " in nature certain fountains of justice, whence all civil laws are derived, but as streams ; and like as waters do take tinctures and tastes from the soils through which they run, во do civil laws vary according to the regions and governments where they are planted, though they...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...fountains of justice, whence all civil laws are derived but I as streams : and like as waters do take j tinctures and tastes from the soils through , which...governments where they are planted, though they proceed from i the same fountains. Again, the wisdom of a lawmaker consisteth not only in a platform of justice,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 51

Scotland - 1842
...streams ; and like as waters do take tinctures and tastes from the soils through which they run, so the civil laws vary according to the regions and governments...they are planted, though they proceed from the same fountains." The same observations may apply to the Roman law, to which Mr Lewis bas alluded. Mr Lewis...
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