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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:992
AUTHOR:John Arbuthnot (1667–1735)
QUOTATION:Law is a Bottomless-Pit, it is a Cormorant, a Harpy, that devours every thing.
ATTRIBUTION:JOHN ARBUTHNOT, The History of John Bull, ed. Alan W. Bower and Robert A. Erickson, chapter 6, p. 10 (1976). First published in 1712.
SUBJECTS:Law
 
 
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