The two sections of the Argentine nation contrived to exist as separate governments without an open breach of the peace until 1859, when the long-continued tension led to the outbreak of hostilities.
Already in ZEthelberht's legislation we find characteristic fines inflicted for breach of the peace of householders of different ranks - the ceorl, the eorl, and the king himself appearing as the most exalted among them.
for a breach of the peace which should have gone to the state went in the end to the lord.
exceed $300, and in such cases as petit larceny, assault in the third degree and breach of the peace.
Here it is found that the respondent [ie the police officer] reasonably apprehended a breach of the peace.