Sentence Examples

  • The slave could purchase his liberty with his peculium by agreement with his master.
  • This of course presupposes the recognition of the right of the slave to his peculium; and the same is implied in Cicero's statement that a diligent slave could in six years purchase his freedom.
  • The law also favoured in special cases the security of the peculium, though in general principle it still remained the property of the master.