In old English and Scotch law. Respite; delay; continuance of time; postponement Respiciendum est judieanti ne quid aut durius aut rewissius coustituatur quam causa deposcit; nee euim aut se- vcritatis aut demcntise gloria aii’ecta.uda est. The judge must see that no order be made or judgment given or sentence passed either more harshly or more mildly thau the case requires; he must not seek renown, either as a severe or as a tender-hearted judge.
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