Covarruvias, a Spanish legist, already quoted, agrees with Arnault Ferton.
It was a requirement of prudence and safety which commends itself to every logician and legist.
But this was the end of the poetic reputation of Chapelain, “the legist of Parnassus”.
Then as an administrator he reformed the government, as a legist he reissued and revised the laws.
Where human statute is beginning to prize the general weal, the legist is of high account, and the priest paramount.