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English: The title page of Daines Barrington (1766) Observations on the Statutes, Chiefly the More Ancient, from Magna Charta to The Twenty-first of James the First, Ch. xxvii. With an Appendix; being a Proposal for New Modelling the Statutes, 2nd corr. edition, London: Printed by W[illiam] Bowyer and J[ohn] Nichols, and sold by S. Baker, in York-Street; and W. Sandby, in Fleet-Street, OCLC 367397609.

The Latin text is as follows:

"——tabulas peccare vetantes,
"Quas bis quinque viri ſanxerunt." Hor.
["——that the Tables forbidding transgression,
"which the ten men enacted, […]" Horace [Epistles, book II, poem I, lines 23–24]
"Nam tametſi non integras contineant politiarum deſcriptiones, habent tamen memora-
"bilia quædam inſtituta, nec in vulgus nota, quæ quidem talia ſunt, ut, qui ea rectè adhi-
"bere voluerit, ſæpe in conſiliis, in legibus, in judiciis commodare potuerit.” Nich.
Cragius in præf. Ad Heraclidæ Pontici de politiis libellum.——
"For even though they do not contain full descriptions of politics, they nevertheless have certain noteworthy institutes, not known in the common tongue, which indeed are such that he who wishes to use them correctly, may often find pleasure in legal opinions, in laws, in judgments." Niels Krag in the preface to Heraclides Ponticus's De politiis libellus (Little Book on Politics).——"]
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Source Own work; scanned from an original copy.
Author Daines Barrington (1727/28 – ).
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