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hic nobis nulla est iactura vetusti vinclis tamquam e carcere carceris .
We can claim the same for the following statements: "so as not to seem moved by the loss, Trimalchio kissed the boy and told him to get on his back" (Trimalchio ne videretur iactura motus, basiavit puerum ac iussit supra dorsum ascendere suum 64,11), "When the two Syrians entered in order to plunder" (cum duo Syrii expilaturi .
They considered natural right as nothing more than a "jus" proper to men, that is, a collection of regulatory norms for their comportment as rational beings to which the laws of nature consent, excluding actions forbidden by the Church, for pursuing profit, on the condition that this happens without hurting others: sine aliena iactura.
The Normans reacted violently 'with various refinements of torture' and finally had recourse to that standby of brutal law everywhere, the punishment of whole neighbourhoods: for the unsolved murders of Frenchmen, they inflicted a particularly punitive version of the long-lasting murdrum fine, its size depending on circumstances but described by one who should know, the Treasurer of the Exchequer, as an 'enormous penalty' enormis iactura.