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Faut jus Fr.--A false step.- A mistake, a deviation from rec.

titude.
Felo de se.—A felon of himself.
Femme couverte. Fr.--A covered, or married woman.
Femme sole. Fr.-A spinster--woman unmarried.
Fiat --Let it be done.
Fiat lux.--Let there be light.
Fieri Facias.-Cause it to be done.
Fille de chambre. Fr.-A chambermaid.
Finem respice.-Look to the end.
Fort. Fri-Chief excellence.
Fugam fecit.--He has taken to flight.
Functus officio.Discharged of duty.
Gratis.-For nothing.--Free of cost.
Gratis dictum.-Said for nothing.
Habeas corpus.—You may have

the body. . Habeas corpus ad prosequendum.--You may have the body in

order to prosecute. Habeas corpus ad respondendum.—You may have the body to

answer. Habeas corpus ad satisfaciendum.--You may have the body to

satisfy. Habere facias possessionem. - You shall cause to take possession. Habere facias visum.--You shall cause a view to be taken. Hors de combat. Fr.-Out of condition to fight. [bidem.-Ibid. In the same place.-A note of reference. I. E. an abbreviation of id est.--That is. Ignis fatuus.--A foolish fire.-Will o' the Wisp. Ignoramus.-We are ignorant.--An uninformed blockhead. Ignorantia facti excusat.- Ignorance of the fact excuses. I. H. S.--An abbreviation of Jesus Hominum Salvator. Jesus

the Saviour of mankind. Imperium in imperio.-A government existing within another

government—as Pennsylvania within the general government

of the United States. Imprimatur.-Let it be printed. Impromptu.-In readiness.-A witticism made out of hand. In capite.--In the head. Incognito.Unknown.-In disguise. In curia.-In the court. In dubiis.-In matters of doubt.-In cases of uncertainty In equilibrio.-In an even poise. In esse.-In being.--In existence. In extenso.--At large-_in full. In foro conscientia.-Before the tribunal of conscience. In futuro.-In future. Henceforth. In loco.-In the place.--In the proper place.-Upon the spot. Innuendo.—By signifying.–Thereby intimating. In presenti.-At the present time.

In presenti.–At the present time.
In rerum natura.--In the nature of things.
Instanter.-Instantly.
Instar omnium.–Like all the rest.
In statu quo.In the state in which it was.
Interregnum.—The interval between the death of one king, and

the succession of another.
In terrorem.-In terror.--As a warning.
In toto. In the whole—altogether-entirely.
In transitu.-On the passage.
Ipse dixit. He said it himself.—On his ipse dixit-on his mere

assertion.
Ipsisima verba.--The very words——the literal meaning.
Ipso facto. In the fact itself.
Ipso jure.-By the law itself.
Ita lex scripta est.-Thus the law is written.
Judicium Dei.-The judgment of God.
Judicium parium, aut leges terræ.-The judgment of our peers,

or the law of the land.
Jure humaro.-By human law.
Jure divino.-By divine law.
Jus civile. --The civil law.

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Jus gentium.-The law of nations.
Lapsus lingua. A slip of the tongue.
Latital.--He lurks.
Levari facias.--Cause a levy to be made.
Lex loci.--The law, or custom of the place.
Lex neminem cogit ad impossibilia.-The law compels no man

to impossibilities.
Lex non scripta.—The unwritten law.
Ler scripla.--The written or statute law.
Lex talionis.--The law of retaliation.
Lex terre.-The law of the land.
Litera scripta manet.—The written letter remains.
Lileralim.s-Letter by letter.
Locum tenens.—One who holds the place of another.
Locus sigilli.-The place of the seal—denoted by L. S.
Lusus naturæ.-A play or freak of nature.
Magna Charla.--The great Charter.
Magna est verilas et prævalebit.-Truth is most powerful, and

will ultimately prevail.
Maia fide.--In bad faith. With a design to deceive.
Malum in se. A thing evil in itself.
Mandamus.--We order.
Mauvaise honte. Fr.-False shame.
Maximum.—The greatest possible.
Mediocria firma. The middle station is the safest.
Memento mori.--Remember death.
Memoria in æterna.-In eternal remembranco.

Minimum.- The smallest possible.
Minuti.-Trifles.-To enter into minutia.
Mirabile dictu ! - Wonderful to tell!
Mirabile visu!--Wonderful to behold!
Mirum-Wonderful!
Mirum in modum.--In a wonderful manner.
Misnomer. Fr.-The mistake of a name; or using one name for

another. Modus operandi.--The method or manner of operating Multum in parvo.—Much in little. A great deal said in a few

words. Necessitas non habet legem. Necessity has no law. Ne exeat. Let him not go out. Nem. con. for nemine contradicente, and, Nem. diss. for nemine dissentiente.--No person opposing or disa

greeing.–These two phrases are synonymous. Ne plus ultra.-Nothing more beyond. Nil debet.-He owes nothing. The usual plea in an action of

debt. Nil dicit. He says nothing. Nisi prius.--Unless before. Nolens, volens.-Willing or unwilling. Noli me tangere. Do not touch me. Nolle prosequi.-To be unwilling to proceed. Non assumpsit.-He did not assume, or take to himself. Non compos mentis.-Not of sound mind.-In a delirium of lu.

macy:
Non conscire sibi.-Conscious of no fault.
Non constat.--It does not appear.
Non est inventus. He has not been found.
Non nobis solum.-Not merely for ourselves.
Non obstante..-Notwithstanding.
Non sequitur.-It does not follow.
Nosce teipsum.-Know thyself.
Nota bene.--Mark well.
Nucleus.-The kernel.
Nudum pactum. A naked agreement.
Nulla bona.—No goods.
Nunc aut nunquam.--Now or never.
On dit. Fr.-It is said. It is an on dit.--It is merely a loose re-

port.
Onus probandi.The burden of proving.
Opere pretium est.--" It is worth while" to hear or to attend.
Ore tenus. From the mouth.-The testimony was ore tenus.
O tempora! O mores !-Oh the times and the manners.
Pacta conventa.--Conditions agreed upon.
Panarea. From the Greek.--A remedy for all diseases.
Pur Excellence. Fr.--By way of eminence.
Pari passu.—With an equal pace.--By a similar gradation

Paritur pax bello. Corn. NEP.-Peace is produced by war.
Particeps criminis.--A partaker in the crime-an accessáry.
Passim. Every where.--In various places.
Pater noster. Our father.
Pater patriæ.—The father of his country.
Penchant. Fr.-Propensity, inclination, desire.
Per annum.--Per diem.--By the year--by the day.
Per se.—By itself-No man likes mustard per se.
Perseverando.-By perseverance.
Pluries.--At several times.
Posse comitatus.-- The power of the county:
Posse videor.--The appearance of being able.
Postea.--Afterwards.
Post factum, nullum consilium.--After the deed is done, there is

no use in consultation.
Post mortem.-After death.
Postulata.—Things required.
Primum mobile. The first cause of motion.
Primus inter pares.—The

first amongst his equals.
Principia non homines.- Principles-not Men.
Pro bono publico.- For the public good.
Pro confesso.--As if conceded.
Pro et con.--For and against.
Pro hac vice.--For this turn.
Pro libertate patriæ.--For the liberty of my country.
Pro patria.-For my country.
Promenade. Fr.-A walk--a fashionable place for walking.
Pro tempore.-For the time.
Quantum.-How much.-The quantum.—The due proportion
Quantum libet.--As much as you please.
Quantum meruit.-As much as he has deserved.
Quantum sufficit.A sufficient quantity.
Quid nunc.-What now?—What is the news at present?
Quid pro quo.-What for what.-An equivalent.
Qui facit per alium, facit per se.—What a man does by another,
he does by or through himself

. Qui non negat, fatetur.--He who does not deny, virtually con

fesses. Qui non proficit, deficit.He who does not advance, goes back.

ward. Qui prior est tempore, potior est jure-He who is first in point

of time, has the advantage in point of law. Qui tam.--Who as well. Quoad hoc.—As far as this.-Or, as relates to this matter. Quo animo ?--With what mind? Quo jure.-By what right. Quorum.--Of whom, or—a sufficient number to proceed in busi

ness.

Quorum pars fui.-Of whom I was one.-In which I have par

ticipated. Quota. How much-how many. Quo warranto.-By what warrant. Respondeat superior.--Let the principal answer. Respublica.--The common-weal.-The general interest. Salvo jure.--Saving the right.-A clause of exception. Sanctum Sanctorum.—The Holy of Holies. Sang froid. Fr. Cold blood.- Indifference, apathy. Sans changer. Fr.-Without changing. Scire facias.-Cause it to be known. Secundum artem.--According to art. Secundum formam statuti.—According to the form of the statute. Seriatim.--In order.--According to place or seniority. Sic transit gloria mundi.—Thus fades the glory of this world. Sicut ante. --As before. Sine cura.-Without charge.—A sinecure. Sine die.-Without a day. The business was deferred sine die. Sine dubio.-Without doubt;-assuredly. Sine invidia.-Without envy.—Not speaking invidiously. Sine odio.--Without hatred.--I speak sine odio. Sine

qua non.--A thing without which another cannot be. Soi-disant. Fr.-Self-called. Sola nobilitas virtus.–Virtue alone is true nobility. Sub poena.—Under a penalty. Sub silentio. In silence. Succedaneum. A substitute. A matter substituted. Sui generis.—Of its own kind. Summum bonum.—The chief good. Supersedeas.--You may remove or set aside. Super subjectam materiam.-On the matter submitted. Super visum corporis.—Upon a view of the body. Tant mieux. Fr.-So much the better. Tant pis. Fr.-So much the worse. Te Deum (laudamus.) --Thee, Lord, (we praise.) Tempus omnia revelat.-Time reveals all things. Terra incognita.—An unknown land or country. Tele a tete. Fr.--Head to head. In close conversation. Tout bien ou rien. Fr.-The whole or nothing. Tout ensemble. Fr.-The whole taken together. Tuebor.-I will defend. Ubi jus incertum, ibi jus nullum.—Where the law is uncertain,

there is no law. Ubi libertas, ibi patria.-Where liberty dwells, there is my coun.

try.
Ult-ultimus.-The last.
Unique. Fr.--Sole, singular, extraordinary.
Vade mecum.-Go with me.
Vedettes. Fr.-Sentinels on horseback.

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