Quotation by Shakespeare

The law hath not been dead, though it hath slept.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Angelo, in Measure for Measure, act 2, sc. 2, l. 90.

Reminding Isabella that the laws have existed even though they have not been enforced for some time.
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