Note 019
From Chapter 44 of the Decline & Fall

The tenth table, de modo sepulturae , was borrowed from Solon, (Cicero de Legibus, ii. 23 - 26): the furtem per lancem et licium conceptum , is derived by Heineccius from the manners of Athens (Antiquitat. Rom. tom. ii. p. 167 - 175.). The right of killing a nocturnal thief was declared by Moses, Solon, and the Decemvirs (Exodus xxii. 3. Demosthenes contra Timocratem, tom. i. p. 736, edit. Reiske. Macrob. Saturnalia, l. i. c. 4. Collatio Legum Mosaicarum et Romanatum, tit, vii. No. i. p. 218, edit. Cannegieter.).

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