What is PRIZE?

age.” Bract, fol. 200. Now called “privileged copyhold,” includi ng the tenure in ancient demesne. 2 Bl. Comm. 00, 100. Privilegia qua; re vera sunt in prae- judicium reipublicae, magis tameu ba- bent speciosa frontispicia, et boni public! pisetextum, quam bonae et legales concessiones; aed praetextu licit! non debet admitti illictnm. 11 Coke, 88. Privileges which are truly in prejudice of public good have, however, a more specious front and pretext of public good than good and legal grants; but, under pretext of legality, that which is illegal ought not to be admitted.

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