The Whole Works Of The Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor (volume 14); With A Life Of The Author And A…

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1828. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... RULE V. The Father's Power over the Children can remit an lnjury done to them, without their Leave or Consent. 1. The reason of this depends upon the former considerations, and is to have its understanding accordingly. So long as the son is within the civil power of the father, so long as he lives in his house, is subject to his command, is nourished by his father's charge, hath no distinct rights of his own,--he is in his father's possession, and to be reckoned by his measures, and therefore cannot have any actions of injury for his own amendment. 2. But this is to be limited only to the effects of law and external courts and trials of right, or external actions of injury. For although a son cannot repeat what the father hath legally acquitted,--yet, if it be a personal action, in which charity and peace are concerned, the injurious person is bound in conscience to ask the son forgiveness, upon the account of St. Paul's words, " Follow peace with all men and holiness," and, " as much as is possible, live peaceably with all men;" which no man can be said to do, who hath done wrong to a person, to whom he will not do right. For besides the relation and communication of its effects between father and son, the son is a person too, and in personal actions hath an interest naturally and unalterably, which no fiction of law, no supposition of case, can take off. So that all the legal and external obligation the father may remit; but in the personal, there is something of proper concernment. 3. This is also to be limited to an intercourse with extraneous persons, and is not true in actions between the son and a conjunct person to him. And if the injury be done by a wife, or a spouse, or a freedman, or a person endeared and obliged by the son, the father cannot...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1828. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... RULE V. The Father's Power over the Children can remit an lnjury done to them, without their Leave or Consent. 1. The reason...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.39 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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