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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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The Miscellaneous Works of the Right Honourable Sir James Mackintosh, Volume 1

Sir James Mackintosh - Canada - 1846 - 608 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."* On the great questions of morality, of politics, and of municipal law, it is the object...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - Philosophers - 1846
...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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The Miscellaneous Works of the Right Honourable Sir James ..., Volume 1

Sir James Mackintosh - Canada - 1846 - 596 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 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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Memoir of the Rev. Henry Francis Cary, M. A., Translator of Dante ..., Volume 1

Henry Francis Cary - 1847
...Learning, book ii. — This is admirable. It may be compared with the latter part of the Ao'yos 'Epami(o'y which goes under the name of Demosthenes. " Like as...:" — a remarkable instance of confused metaphor. infirmity against the Father, whose special attribute is power ; sins of ignorance against the Son,...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 20

United States - 1847
...streams ; and like as waters do take tinctures and tastes from the sous through which they run, BO do civil laws vary according to the regions and governments...they are planted, though they proceed from the same fountains." And Montesquieu, — who of all writers had most profoundly studied the causes which influence...
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An Inaugural Address on the Study of the English Laws of Real Property ...

William David Lewis - Real property - 1848 - 75 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" (a). An aphorism this, fraught with the mature and sound discrimination which characterised...
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An inaugural address on the study of the English laws of real property. With ...

William David Lewis - 1848
...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" (a). An aphorism this, fraught with the mature and sound discrimination which characterised...
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The Miscellaneous Works of the Right Honourable Sir James Mackintosh: Three ...

Sir James Mackintosh - Ethics - 1848 - 580 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...where they are planted, though they proceed from the eame fountains."* On the great questions of morality, of politics, and of municipal law, it is the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the ...

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848
...whence all civil laws are derived but as streams ,- and like as waters do take tinctures and tattesfrom the soils through which they run, so do civil laws...they are planted, though they proceed from the same fountains, 5. Of the wisdom of a law maker 238 6. Bacon intends a work in aphorisms upon universal...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...are in nature certain fountains of justice, whence all civil laws are derived but as streams ,• and fountains. 5. Of the wisdom of a law maker 238 6. Bacon intends a work in aphorisms upon universal...
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