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Arcuna imperii.---State secrets.-The mysteries of government.
Elegit.--He has chosen.
E pluribus ullum.-One of many.—The motto of the United States of America.
Erratum.-An error.- Errata.-Errors.
Exceptio probat regulam.-The exception proves the existence of the rule.
Ercerpta.-Extracts.-Abridged notices taken from a work.
-Look to the end.
Habeas corpus ad prosequendum.-You may have the body in order to prosecute.
Habeas corpus ad respondendum. -You may have the body to answer.
Ignoramus.--We are ignorant.-An uninformed blockhead.
1. H. S.-An abbreviation of Jesus Hominum Salvator. Jesus the Saviour of mankind.
Imperium in imporio.--A government existing within another govern. ment-as Pennsylvania within the general government of the U. States.
Imprimatur.- Let it be printed..
Interregnum.--The interval between the death of one king, and tho succession of another.
In terrorem.-In terror.--As a warning.
Ipse dixit.-He said it himself.-On his ipse dixit-on his mere asser tion.
Ipsisima verba.-The very words--the literal meaning.
Judicium parium, aut leges terre.-The judgment of our peers, or the law of the land.
Jure humano.-By human law.
Ler neminem cogit ad impossibilia.-The law compels no man to inzpossibilities.
Lex non scripta.--The unwritten law.
Lusus natura.--A play or freak of nature.
Mala fide.-In bad faith. -With a design to deceive.
Nem. diss. for nemine dissentiente.- No person opposing or disagreeing.-These two phrases are synonymous.
Ne plus ultra.-Nothing more beyond.
Paritur pax bello. Corn. NEP.-Peace is produced by war.
Post factum, nullum consilium.--After the deed is done, there is no use in consultation.
Post mortem. After death.
Qui facit per aliun, facit per se.—What a man does by another, he does by or through himself.
Qui non negal, fatetur.--He who does not deny, virtually confesses.
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.