"That," continued the cardinal, "arose not only from a feeling of natural equity
, but likewise from a plan I have marked out with respect to you."
The habit of his mind is a reference to standards of natural equity
and public advantage; and he inspires respect and the wish to deal with him, both for the quiet spirit of honor which attends him, and for the intellectual pastime which the spectacle of so much ability affords.
"Both new items are at the forefront of the growing naturals trend, and Senokot is the only national laxative brand that has a strong natural equity
from which to leverage, making it the perfect master brand to introduce these innovations."
"The natural equity
takers got equity, which suited them and allowed many to close out short positions.
substantive elements (e.g., natural equity does not require an
equity here is still undetermined--is this a matter of natural equity,
positive international law and so one need not appeal to natural equity
harshly according to some external standard, like natural equity for
"When it is said in the books, that a statute contrary to natural equity and reason, or repugnant, or impossible to be performed, is void, the cases are understood to mean that the courts are to give the statute a reasonable construction."(1) So James Kent summarized centuries of English constitutional history in his magisterial Commentaries on American Law.
Sir Henry Hobart, Coke's successor at Common Pleas, echoed this judgment and declared that "an Act of Parliament, made against natural equity, as to make a man Judge in his own case, is void in it self, for jura naturae sunt immutabilia [the laws of nature are unchangeable], and they are leges legum [the laws of law]."(4) Years later Sir John Holt, Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench, said: And what my Lord Coke says in Dr.
The rigor of inherited law was to be limited by a natural equity
, adapting it to America's more generous situation.