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Dissertations on Early Law and Custom: Chiefly Selected from Lectures ...
Henry Sumner Maine
Visualització completa - 1883
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Pàgina 99 - If brethren dwell together, and one of them die, and have no child, the wife of the dead shall not marry without unto a stranger: her husband's brother shall go in unto her, and take her to him to wife, and perform the duty of an husband's brother unto her.
Pàgina 1 - History of Rome. From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire. With the History of Literature and Art.
Pàgina 25 - A History of England, from the First Invasion by the Romans to 1878. With Conversations at the end of each Chapter. By Mrs. MARKHAM.
Pàgina 99 - Now there were with us seven brethren : and the first, when he had married a wife, deceased, and, having no issue, left his wife unto his brother: 26 Likewise the second also, and the third, unto the seventh.
Pàgina 2 - HISTORY OF FRANCE; from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Second Empire, 1852.
Pàgina 217 - Romans may be taken as the type of them, and they are so described to us that we can scarcely help conceiving them as a system of concentric circles which have gradually 'Expanded from the same point. The elementary group is the Family, connected by common subjection to the highest male ascendant. The aggregation of Families forms the Gens or House.
Pàgina 25 - STUDENT'S OLD TESTAMENT HISTORY; from the Creation to the Return of the Jews from Captivity. Maps and Woodcuts. Post 8vo. Is. 6d. NEW TESTAMENT HISTORY. With an Introduction connecting the History of the Old and New Testaments.
Pàgina 25 - STUDENT'S HISTORY OF ROME. From the EARLIEST TIMES to the ESTABLISHMENT OF THE EMPIRE, With Chapters on the History of Literature and Art. By Dean LIDDELL.