In others the supreme council is composed of the different magistrates, and they succeed to the offices of the community by proper divisions of tribes, wards, and other very small proportions, till every one in his turn goes through them: nor does the whole community ever meet together, without it is when new laws
are enacted, or some national affair is debated, or to hear what the magistrates have to propose to them.
And nothing honours a man more than to establish new laws
and new ordinances when he himself was newly risen.
Yet these new laws
were broken again and again, because bread had now become so dear that it was impossible for men to live on as little as they had done before.
All new laws
, though penned with the greatest technical skill, and passed on the fullest and most mature deliberation, are considered as more or less obscure and equivocal, until their meaning be liquidated and ascertained by a series of particular discussions and adjudications.
"There in Petersburg they are always writing- not notes only but even new laws
. My Andrew there has written a whole volume of laws for Russia.
thou seest impos'd; New Laws
from him who reigns, new minds may raise In us who serve, new Counsels, to debate What doubtful may ensue, more in this place To utter is not safe.
The glory of His evangelists, and the proof of their divine mission, is not so much that they made laws for the world, but that they spread a new spirit abroad, and the new laws
were filled with this new spirit.
"We have new laws
, Evremonde, and new offences, since you were here." He said it with a hard smile, and went on writing.
But new lords, new laws
; and I shouldn’t wonder if you and I had an unsartain time on’t in footer.”
He remained silent till the last words of the Proclamation had died away, and then, bursting into tears, "Dear Grandpapa," he said, "that was only my fun, and of course I meant nothing at all by it; and we did not know anything then about the new Law
; and I don't think I said anything about the Third Dimension; and I am sure I did not say one word about
They make the laws as they are needed; a new law
for each emergency.
There are two lessons in this discourse: first, that in order to create one must be as a little child; secondly, that it is only through existing law and order that one attains to that height from which new law
and new order may be promulgated.