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SPES ACCRESCENDI Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Lat. Hope of surviving. 3 Atk. 762; 2 Kent, Comm. 424. Spes est vigilantis somninm. Hope Is the dream of the vigilant. 4 Inst. 203. Spes impnnitatis continnnm affectum tribnit delinquendi. The hope of impunity holds out a continual temptation to crime. 3 Inst. 236.


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