Definition of Legists
1. Noun. (plural of legist) ¹
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Definition of Legists
1. legist [n] - See also: legist
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Literary usage of Legists
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte, Harriet Martineau (1893)
"The affinity of the two orders is so marked that it might be natural to look upon the legists as metaphysicians passed from the speculative into the active ..."
2. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1906)
"The legists were the natural defenders of the State, the powerful auxiliaries of the kings.4 Their influence was in opposition to feudalism and on the side ..."
3. The Reformation by Williston Walker (1873)
"The legists were the natural defenders of the state, the powerful auxiliaries of the kings.4 Their influence was in opposition to feudalism and on the side ..."
4. Elements of Right and of Law: To which is Added a Historical and Critical by George Hugh Smith (1887)
"The fundamental principle of the legists is contained in their definition of the law, as being the command, or expression of the will, of' the sovereign. ..."
5. The History of Civilization: From the Fall of the Roman Empire to the French by Guizot (François), William Hazlitt (1875)
"... his reign—Progress of absolute power in judicial matters—Struggle between the legists and the feudal aristocracy— Extraordinary commissions—Progress of ..."
6. The Colonial Era by George Park Fisher (1892)
"... and Theology—The Bay Psalm- Book—Anna Bradstreet—" The Day of Doom"—Franklin and Edwards—legists. LITERARY activity in the American colonies, ..."
7. The History of Civilization: From the Fall of the Roman Empire to the French by Guizot (François), François Pierre Guillaume Guizot (1846)
"... of the influence of national assemblies under his reign — Progress of absolute power in judicial matters — Struggle between the legists and the feudal ..."