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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 Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon

1905
...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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American Law and Procedure, Volume 13

James De Witt Andrews - Law - 1910
...nature ; and, to take a simile from Bacon, "Like as waters do take tincture and taste from the soil through 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" (29). The...
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Proceedings of the Iowa State Bar Association: Held at Des Moines, Iowa ...

Iowa State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1912 - 262 pages
...age that all civil laws are derived from the same fountains of justice, but just as natural waters take tinctures and tastes from the soils through which they run, so do the civil laws vary according to the regions and governments where they are planted, though they proceed...
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The Military Annals of Greece from the Earliest Time to the ..., Volume 1

William Lamartine Snyder - Greece - 1915
...proceeding from the fountain of justice, "but as streams and like as waters do take tincture and taste from the soils through which they run, so do civil...planted, though they proceed from the same fountain." Laws for the government of society are designed to be of universal application, because the public...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 22

American literature - 1868
...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...planted, though they proceed from the same fountain." The Advancement of Learning, afterwards translated and expanded into the Latin treatise De Augmentis,...
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The Teacher in International Law: Teachings And Teaching

Manfred Lachs - Law - 1987 - 236 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." Francis Bacon, The Advancement of Learning, ed. GW Kitchen, London, 1950, p. 206. 137....
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald, Wormald Brian Harvey Goodwin - History - 1993 - 409 pages
...nature certain fountains of justice, whence all civil laws are derived, but as streams.49 In addition 'civil laws vary according to the regions and governments where they are planted '.50 Here Bacon stated a purpose to produce a work, writing, he implied, as a statesman and taking...
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Francis Bacon

Perez Zagorin - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 286 pages
...nature," he held, "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 ... regions and governments . . . though they proceed from the same fountains."59 In The Case of the...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - Literary Collections - 2002 - 813 pages
...of justice,0 whence all civil laws are derived but as streams; and like as waters do take tinctures0 and tastes from the soils through which they run,...they are planted, though they proceed from the same fountains. Again, the wisdom of a lawmaker consisteth not only in a platform0 of justice, but in the...
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Mastering Boston Harbor

Charles Monroe Haar - History - 2005 - 380 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. — Francis Bacon In the summer of 1983, on a trip to London that promised to combine research...
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