The part of duty I am now upon, though necessary, is very disagreeable to my natural make and temper, as I know it must be grievous to you, who are of the same species; but it is not my business to animadvert
but to obey such orders as I receive, and therefore, without hesitation, shall deliver you his Majesty's orders and instructions, namely- that your lands and tenements, cattle of all kinds and live stock of all sorts, are forfeited to the Crown; with all other your effects, saving your money and household goods, and you yourselves to be removed from this his Province.
"Your worship is pleased to be jocular," answered the parson; "but I do not only animadvert
on the sinfulness of the action--though that surely is to be greatly deprecated--but I fear his unrighteousness may injure him with Mr Allworthy.
As the great English jurist Blackstone argued, and it bears repeating, "where the individuals of any state violate this general law, it is then the interest as well as duty of the government, under which they live, to animadvert
upon them with a becoming severity, that the peace of the world may be maintained." (152) As we argued above, the Law of Nations can be once again--as it was in Blackstone's time--fully adjudicated by the domestic courts of a country.
Though it cannot reverse the development trend of industrial civilization which has been devastating to the natural environment, it can digest the world view on opposing and separating against man and nature; animadvert
on the anthropocentric ideas of subversion to conquer nature, control nature, profligate abuse of natural resources; awaken of the human beings' sense of numbness as a tool in the utilitarian driven and re-look for the lost ecological harmonious pastoral ideal in the industrial civilization.
Speaking on the law of nations, William Blackstone stated that 'where the individuals of any state violate this general law, it is then the interest as well as duty of the government under which they live, to animadvert
upon them with a becoming severity, that the peace of the world may be maintained.' 4 William Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England 68 (1769); see also Emmerich de Vattel, The Law of Nations or the Principles of Natural Law Applied to the Conduct and to the Affairs of Nations and of Sovereigns, bk.
But where the individuals of any state violate this general law, it is then the interest as well as the duty of the government under which they live, to animadvert
upon them with a becoming severity, that the peace of the world may be maintained.
the duty of the government under which they live to animadvert
upon them with a becoming severity" and, if individuals are not punished, the state becomes an "accomplice or abettor.'" 4 WILLIAM BLACKSTONE, COMMENTARIES ON THE LAWS OF ENGLAND 68 (1765); see also United States v.
do not believe it to be inconsistent with our duty to animadvert
UPON Carter's professed Niebuhrianism, the historian Arthur Schlesinger compared Niebuhr's beliefs to Carter's acts and pointed out, in a Wall Street Journal op-ed, that the two didn't match.
on any thing directed by the Surveyor General but this being a private journal an opinion can be given without risk of my incurring censure from any--had we yesterday sighted the river we might have had confidence in the direction we have been this day keeping--as it is we are completely like men groping in the dark and are fearful wandering about losing time to no purpose.
all political questions, and to examine and animadvert
upon all political institutions." In the absence of such openness, he declared, "we must fall at once into despotism and anarchy." Maybe we won't fall "at once," but secrecy of the type described above means we're on the way.