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  • Il faut alors croire, que c'est l'attachment qu'il a pour son nom, qui le seduit, et lui fait penser qu'il est de l'interest de la Hollande de se soumettre a L'Angleterre de borner son commerce a la portion a laquelle elle jugera apropos de la reduire: d'etre, en un mot, aux terms d'une de ses Colonies, et de perdre sa place dans la Liste des Souverains d'Europe.

    John Adams diary 34, 5 -- 26 October 1782

  • He was found at work on his little farm, which comprised only four jugera, either digging or plowing, and after he had sent for his toga, or outer garment, which he had thrown off for convenience in working, and had put it on, he listened to the message, and accepted the responsibility.

    The Story of Rome from the Earliest Times to the End of the Republic

  • [12] "Ou qu'une loi puisse être passée déclarant qu'il n'y a point d'esclavage dans la Province; ou telle autre provision concernant les esclaves que cette Chambre, dans sa sagesse, jugera convenable."

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 5, 1920

  • The entire population was divided into five classes, the first of which included all citizens, whether patricians or plebeians, who owned twenty _jugera_ (about twelve acres) of land; the fifth and lowest embraced all that could show title to even two jugera.

    General History for Colleges and High Schools

  • To forbid any citizen's holding more than 500 _jugera_ (300 acres) of the public lands, or feeding thereon more than 100 oxen or 500 sheep.

    Ancient Rome : from the earliest times down to 476 A. D.

  • It took away from Possessors without sons all the land they held over five hundred jugera; Possessors with one son might hold seven hundred and fifty jugera, and those with two sons one thousand.

    General History for Colleges and High Schools

  • These great proprietors, also, disregarding a law which forbade any person to hold more than five hundred jugera of land, held many times that amount.

    General History for Colleges and High Schools

  • Debts were abolished or greatly reduced, and seven jugera of land were allotted to every citizen.

    The Story of Rome from the Earliest Times to the End of the Republic

  • Les Polonais, sujets respectifs de la Russie, de l'Autriche et de la Prusse, obtiendront une représentation et des institutions nationales réglées d'après le mode d'existence politique que chacun des gouvernements auxquels ils appartiennent jugera utile et convenable de leur accorder.

    New York Times Current History: The European War, Vol 2, No. 1, April, 1915 April-September, 1915

  • QUOTATION: Cincinnatus was ploughing his four jugera of land upon the Vaticanian Hill, —the same that are still known as the Quintian Meadows, —when the messenger brought him the dictatorship, finding him, the tradition says, stripped to the work.



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