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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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Tradition, Principally with Reference to Mythology and the Law of Nations

John Francis Arundell Baron Arundell of Wardour - International law - 1872 - 431 pages
...are in nature certain fountains of j ustice 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, BO do civil laws vary according to the regions and governments where they are planted, though they...
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Bacon; the Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Knowledge, Theory of - 1876 - 376 pages
...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...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 works of lord Bacon, moral and historical, with a brief memoir of the ...

Francis Bacon - 1877 - 524 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. Again, the wisdom of a law-maker consisteth not only in a platform of justice, but in the...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 20

Law - 1879
...there are iu 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...which they run, so do civil laws vary according to the region and governments where they are planted, though they proceed from the same fountains. " Advancement...
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The National Quarterly Review

Edward Isidore Sears, David Allyn Gorton, Charles H. Woodman - Periodicals - 1880
...conditions and needs of societies differ, so must their laws differ. In Lord Bacon's words, "As streams, and like as waters, do take tinctures and tastes from...the regions and governments where they are planted." Eventually the laws and the public opinions and habits of a people coincide, not, however, because...
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Bacon

Thomas Fowler - 1881 - 202 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/' The idea of Natural Law or a Law of Nature was by no means new. The Roman Jurists had adopted...
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The Law Magazine and Review: For Both Branches of the Legal Profession at ...

Law - 1882
...civil laws are derived but as streams from certain fountains of Justice which exist in nature, and like as waters do take tinctures and tastes from the...they are planted, though they proceed from the same sources. I merely allude to this subject, for to pursue it, or present any critical analysis of the...
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The essays of lord Bacon, including his moral and historical works, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1884
...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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Commentaries on Law, Embracing Chapters on the Nature, the Source, and the ...

Francis Wharton - Constitutional law - 1884 - 855 pages
...nature," says Bacon, "certain fountains of justice whence the civil laws are derived, but as streams, and like as waters do take tinctures and tastes from the soils through which they run, BO do civil laws vary according to the region and governments where they are planted, though they proceed...
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The Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1885 - 376 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. Again, the wisdom of a lawmaker consisteth not only in a platform of justice, but in the...
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