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There is all the difference in the world between the criminal's avoiding the public eye and the civil disobedient's taking the law ...
Our common stock of words embodies all the distinctions men have found worth drawing, and the connections they have found worth ma ...
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 ...
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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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 ...
... in your ordered verdict of guilty you have trampled under foot every vital principle of our government. My natural rights, my ...
Faith, I have been a truant in the law,
And never yet could frame my will to it,
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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.
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