No man ventured to interfere with this lawful exercise of his authority.
No lawful passion can ever be so bewildering or ecstatic as an unlawful one.
I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so.
To wish to obtain something in a lawful way is not coveting.
But I had a feelin' that Josiah Allen wuz, as you may say, my lawful prey.