|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|I speak to your shame.Is it so, that there is not a wise man among you? no, not one that shall be able to judge between his brethren? but brother goeth to law with brother.|
1 Corinthians, Chap. vi. Verses 5, 6.
|1. But is this law?|
2. Ay, marry ist; crowners quest law.
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act V. Scene 1. (The Clowns, who are about to dig Ophelias grave.)
|Thou art the worm and maggot of the law, bred in the bruised and rotten parts, and now are nourished in the same corruption that produced thee.|
Farquhar.The Twin Rivals, Act IV.
|To be my lord, study the law.|
The mighty Julius pleading at the bar,
Was greater than when thundering in the war.
He conquerd nations: tis of more renown
To save a client than to storm a town.
Lansdowne.Beauty and Law.
|Law is a bottomless pit; it is a cormoranta harpy that devours everything.|
Swift.History of John Bull, Ch. VI. (Roscoes ed. of his life.)