Majora regalia imperii praeeminentiam spectant; minora vero ab commodum pecuniarium immediate attinent; et haec proprie fiscalia sunt, et ad just fisci pertinent
- The greater royal prerogatives appertain to the dignity of royal power; but the lesser have to do immediately with the acquisition of money; and these are properly fiscal and pertain to the right of revenue. See I Bl Comm 241.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.