Note 119
From Chapter 17 of the Decline & Fall

Cessent rapaces jam nunc officialium manus; cessent, inquam; nam si moniti non cessaverint gladiis praecidentur, etc. Cod. Theod. 1. i. tit. vii. leg. 1.

Zeno enacted that all governors should remain in the province, to answer any accusations, fifty days after the expiration of their power. Cod. Justinian, 1. i. tit. xlix. leg. I.

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