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" Commentaries remarks, that this law of Nature being coeval with mankind, and dictated by God himself, is of course superior in obligation to any other. It is binding over all the globe, in all countries and at all times; no human laws are of any validity... "
On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With Occasional ... - Page 373
by Charles Bucke - 1823
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Cobbett's Political Register, Volumes 84-85

1834
...I'uffendorf, cxv. Such being indisputably the law of God, Judge Blackstone declares that "this law of nature being coeval with mankind and dictated by God himself, is of course superior in obligation to any other. It is binding over all the globe, in all countries, and at all times: no human laws are...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - 1807
...destructive of man's real happiness, and therefore that the law of nature forbids it. THIS law of nature being coeval with mankind, and dictated by God himself, is of course superior in obligation to any other. It is binding over all the globe in all countries, and at all times : no human laws arc...
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Observations on "The Two Sons of Oil": Containing a Vindication of the ...

William Findley - 1812 - 366 pages
...line of conduct, so far as that our self-love comes frequently in aid of our duty. The law of nature being coeval with mankind, and dictated by God himself, is of course superior to, and the foundation of, all other laws. It is binding all over the globe, in all countries, and...
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The British Constitution, Or an Epitome of Blackstone's Commentaries on the ...

Sir William BLACKSTONE, Vincent Wanostrocht - 1823 - 845 pages
...happiness." This is the foundation of wbat we call ethics, or natural law. This law of nature, being coeval with mankind and dictated by God himself, is of course superior in obligation to any other. It is binding over all the globe in all countries, and at all times : no human laws are...
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An Institute of the Law of Scotland: In Four Books : in the Order ..., Volume 1

John Erskine - 1824
...LAW." 2 It is in the same spirit laid down by Blackstone, in general terms, that " the " law of nature being coeval with mankind, and dictated by God himself, is of course " superior in obligation to any other. It is binding over all the globe, in all coun" tries, and at all times ; no human laws are...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone - 1825
...destructive of man's real happiness, and, therefore, that the laV of nature forbids it. THIS law of nature- being coeval with mankind, and dictated by God himself, is of course superior in obligation to any other. It is binding over all the globe, in all countries, and at all times : no human laws are...
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Broadstone of Honor

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1826 - 311 pages
...day. Men may read history and not have come to this conclusion ; but short-sighted persons ought kind, and dictated by God himself, is, of course, superior in obligation to any other. It is binding over all the globe, in all countries, and at all times : no human laws are...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1

William Blackstone - 1827
...destructive of man's real happiness, and therefore that the law of nature forbids it8 This law of nature, being coeval with mankind, and dictated by God himself, is of course superior in obligation to any other. It is binding over all the globe, in all countries, and at all times : no human laws are...
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The African Observer

1828
...law. "The will of the Maker," says judge Blackstone, "is called the law of nature. This law of nature being coeval with mankind, and dictated by God himself, is of course superior in obligation to any other. It is binding over all the globe, in all countries and at all times ; no human laws are...
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India's Cries to British Humanity: Relative to Suttee, Infanticide, British ...

James Peggs - 1830 - 518 pages
...own nature and essence invalid. Blackstone, speaking of the law of nature, says, 'this law of nature, coeval with mankind, and dictated by God himself, is of course superior in obligation to any other. It is binding all over the globe, in all countries, and at all times ; no human laws are...
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