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LORD EDWARD COKE
English judge and legal writer
(1552 - 1634)
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Six hours in sleep, in law's grave study six,
  Four spend ion prayer, the rest on nature fix.
    [Lat., Sex horas somno, totidem des legibus aequis
      Quatuor orabis, des epulisque duas;
        Quod superest ultro sacris largire Camoenis.]
      - introduced by
        Institutes of the Laws of England
         (bk. II, ch. I, section 85) [Time]

They (corporations) cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed, nor excommunicated, for they have no souls.
      - Reports
         (vol. V, Case of Sutton's Hospital)
        [Business]

The house of every one is to him as his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence, as for his repose.
      - Reports, Semaynes' Case
         (vol. III, pt. V, p. 185),
        also found in Broom's Legal Maxims, max. 432
        [Home : Legal Maxims]

[Corporations] cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed, nor excommunicated, for they have no souls.
      - The Reports of Sir Edward Coke (1658), the case of Sutton's Hospital
        [Corporations]

For a man's house is his castle, et domus sua cuique tutissimum refugium [and one's home is the safest refuge to everyone].
      - Third Institute [Home]


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