paction


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paction

(ˈpækʃən)
n
an agreement or bargain
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It is true, in the Case of human Laws and Constitutions a Legislator may be constituted by the Persons, who are to be afterwards (i) obliged by that authority that he himself either wholly, or at least as one of j Community transfers to that Person, as these (k) Persons to whom this Nomothetical Power is thus Transacted; (l) And therefore if we should supose the new erection either of a (m) Kingly or Aristocratical or Democratical Government, by the paction n or stipulation of any Society or Community of Men; by this paction if I am one of that Community I do together with the rest transfer to this Government a Power to oblige me by the Laws which such o Governors shall make.
g) Still there is this (h) Further to be remember'd that every particular Person of the Commonalty having bound themselves by the faith, or paction to obey the Laws of that Commonalty there lyes a higher and another Obligation upon the perticular Persons to observe their faith namely the Soveraign Law of God that saith fides est servanda so long as the Commonalty continues, and the matter of that stipulation is not alter'd.
Le gouvernement Harper n'a jamais presente de politique etrangere pour orienter Paction internationale du Canada.
Ram Bilas Paction (1), Jyotirmay Gadewadikar (2), Ognjen Kuljaca (3)
Jamieson had always thought him not "capable of connecting ideas regularly or of perceiving any moral obligation, or entering into any paction or covenant whatsoever.
As man and wife, being two, are one in love, So be there `twixt your kingdoms such a spousal, That never may ill office, or fell jealousy, Which troubles oft the bed of blessed marriage, Thrust in between the paction of these kingdoms, To make divorce of their incorporate league; That English may as French, French Englishmen, Receive each other, God speak this "Amen"