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Legal Maxim - The Principal Collections of legal Maxims Are: - English Law
... Francis Bacon, Collection of Some Principal Rules and Maxims of the Common Law (1630) Noy, Treatise of the principal Grounds and Maxims of the Law of England (1641, 8th ed. 1824) Wingate, Maxims of Reason (1728) Francis, Grounds and Rudiments of Law and Equity (2nd ed. 1751) Lofft (annexed to his Reports, 1776) Broom, Legal Maxims (7th ed ...
Louis D. Fancher - Notable Works
... two of Gelett Burgess' books of humorous maxims, including The Maxims of Methuselah and The Maxims of Noah ...
The Maxims Of Ptahhotep
... The Maxims of Ptahhotep or Instruction of Ptahhotep is an ancient literary work attributed to Ptahhotep, a vizier under King Isesi of the Egyptian ... It is a collection of maxims and advice in the sebayt genre on human relations, that are directed to his son ... The Maxims are conformist precepts extolling such civil virtues as truthfulness, self-control and kindness towards one's fellow beings ...
Maxims (Old English Poems) - Similarities Between Maxims I and Maxims II
... In Maxims I, the Old English verbs biþ (implying an actual and ongoing state of being) and sceal (stating what ought to be the case) are used repeatedly throughout the first and second ... Byþ and sceal are an important aspect of the Maxims II ... Many people who study these poems and the themes that exist between both the Maxims I and the Maxims II poems discuss this topic ...
Maxims - Other Uses
... Maxim (philosophy), a principle that an individual uses in making a decision Legal maxim, certain guiding principles of law and jurisprudence Maxim gun, the first self-acting machine gun Maxim (cof ...

Famous quotes containing the word maxims:

    ... whilst you are proclaiming peace and good will to men, Emancipating all Nations, you insist upon retaining absolute power over wives. But you must remember that Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken—and notwithstanding all your wise Laws and Maxims we have it in our power not only to free ourselves but to subdue our Masters, and without violence throw both your natural and legal authority at our feet ...
    Abigail Adams (1744–1818)

    Then did they strive with emulation who should repeat most wise maxims importing the necessity of suspicion in the choice of our friends—such as “mistrust is the mother of security,” with many more to the same effect.... But notwithstanding the esteem which they professed for suspicion, yet did they think proper to veil it under the name of caution.
    Sarah Fielding (1710–1768)

    No people require maxims so much as the American. The reason is obvious: the country is so vast, the people always going somewhere, from Oregon apple valley to boreal New England, that we do not know whether to be temperate orchards or sterile climate.
    Edward Dahlberg (1900–1977)