Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Charles Dickens (181270)
If the law supposes that, said Mr. Bumble, the law is a assa idiot. If thats the eye of the law, the law is a bachelor; and the worst I wish the law is that his eye may be opened by experienceby experience.
CHARLES DICKENS, Oliver Twist, chapter 51, p. 489 (1970). First published serially 18371839.