PERPETUITY OF THE KING
\pəpɪtjˈuːɪti ɒvðə kˈɪŋ], \pəpɪtjˈuːɪti ɒvðə kˈɪŋ], \p_ə_p_ɪ_t_j_ˈuː_ɪ_t_i_ ɒ_v_ð_ə k_ˈɪ_ŋ]\
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That fiction of the English law which for certain political purposes ascribes to the king in his political capacity the attribute of immortality; for, though the reigning monarch may die, yet by this fiction the king never dies, i. e., the office is supposed to be reoccupied for all political purposes immediately on his death. Brown.
By Henry Campbell Black
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