Commentaries Upon International Law, Volum 2

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T. & J. W. Johnson, 1855
 

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Side 214 - See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.
Side 322 - No court will lend its aid to a man who founds his cause of action upon an immoral or an illegal act. If, from the plaintiff's own stating or otherwise, the cause of action appears to arise ex turpi causa, or the transgression of a positive law of this country, there the Court says he has no right to be assisted.
Side 322 - If, from the plaintiff's own stating or otherwise, the cause of action appears to arise ex turpi causa, or the transgression of a positive law of this country, there the Court says he has no right to be assisted. It is upon that ground the Court goes; not for the sake of the defendant, but because they will not lend their aid to such a plaintiff.
Side 174 - Les consuls respectifs pourront faire arrêter et renvoyer, soit à bord, soit dans leur pays, les matelots qui auraient déserté des bâtiments de leur nation. A cet effet, ils s'adresseront par écrit aux autorités locales...
Side 463 - By the constitution of the United States the president is invested with certain important political powers, in the exercise of which he is to use his own discretion, and is accountable only to his country in his political character, and to his own conscience.
Side 321 - ... for a rule to show cause why a new trial should not be granted...
Side 194 - Les principes du christianisme, bien gravés dans le cœur, seraient infiniment plus forts que ce faux honneur des monarchies , ces vertus humaines des républiques , et cette crainte servile des états despotiques.
Side 302 - England would consider any foreign interference, by force or by menace, in the dispute between Spain and the colonies, as a motive for recognizing the latter, without delay.
Side 342 - And they shall pay no other or higher duties or charges, on the importation or exportation of the cargoes of the said vessels, than shall be payable on the same articles when imported or exported in British vessels. But it is expressly agreed that the vessels of the United States shall not carry...
Side 43 - I am not contending for a vain punctilio. A clear, unblemished character comprehends not only the integrity that will not offer, but the spirit that will not submit to an injury ; and whether it belongs to an individual, or to a community, it is the • K k foundation foundation of peace, of independence, and of safety. Private credit is wealth ; public honour is security. The feather that adorns the royal bird, supports his flight ; strip him of his plumage, and you fix him to the earth.

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