The Works Political, Commercial and Philosophical Volume 1

The Works Political, Commercial and Philosophical Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1751 edition. Excerpt: ...appertaineth to him or them in whom the sovereignty rcsteth-, the Second also belongeth to Majesty-, yet therein the Laws are commonly out of the whole Mttltimde., The The form and manner of choosingMagistratc: in Art/founde: and states Popular, is either by Election, by Lot, or by both, and their Office is to compel those that do not obey what sovereignty commandeth-, for all Force of commandment li_eth in Compulsion. commandment likewise is of two Sorts: The one may be called Sovereign and Absolute, above Laws, above Magistrates, and above People. In Monarchies such Command is proper to the Prince only 3 in Ari/forracies it rcsteth in the Nobility; and in D mocracies the People have that l-ower, The second Commandments are subject both to sovereignty and Law. Here is to be noted, that every Magistrate may recall his own commandment, and forbid what he did command, yet cannot revoke that which he hath judged. Also in Presence of the Sovereign, all Authoo rity of Magistrates ceaseth; and in Presence of great Magistrates the inferior have no Power; and Magistrates equal cannot do any thing but by Confent, if his Collegues or Fellow-Magistrates be present. Matter: Extrinsick are also there. The Skill how to deal with Neighbours. The Diligence to vent their Designs. The Way how to win so much Confidence with some of them, as to be made Partaker of whatsoever they mean to enterprize.-' tice in their Reputation, and yet to have a vigilant Eye upon their Proceedings, and the rather if their Authority do include Equity, and from their Censure be no Appeal; and if their Office be during Life, and they are Men born and dwelling in the same Country; all these Things are duly to be con-z sidered of the Prince: for as to call the Judges into...
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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236741013
  • 9781236741011