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Shears: You mean, you intend to uphold the letter of the law, no matter what it costs?
Colonel Nicholson: Without law, Comman
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Laws can be wrong and laws can be cruel. And the people who live only by the law are both wrong and cruel.
It is the custom of the Roman Church which I unworthily serve with the help of God, to tolerate some things, to turn a blind eye t ...
I consider, then, the power to annul a law of the United States, assumed by one state, incompatible with the existence of the Unio ...
What the South most needs is "peace," and peace depends upon the supremacy of the law. There can be no enduring peace if the const ...
There is all the difference in the world between the criminal's avoiding the public eye and the civil disobedient's taking the law ...
Mahomet made the people believe that he would call a hill to him, and from the top of it offer up his prayers for the observers of ...
"If the law supposes that," said Mr. Bumble, squeezing his hat emphatically in both hands, "the law is a ass--a idiot. If that's t ...
My hope is ... that we may recover ... something of a renewal of that vision of the law with which men may be supposed to have sta ...
Not to run on all fours, that is the law. Are we not men?... Not to eat meat, that is the law. Are we not men?... Not to spill blo ...
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