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Can you say that it was lawfully born according to your Christian marriage?

In this all that can lawfully be inflicted upon the convict is involved.

I have just as much regard for one lawfully divorced as I have for one lawfully married.

But I never have had any contact with any man but my lawfully wedded husband.

Well, you must have got it from your lawfully wedded husband then.

What is beyond their own power, the vulgar cannot comprehend to be lawfully in the power of others.

This meant, in effect, that none could be lawfully taken away.

But she is lawfully put forth; and Queen Jane as lawfully proclaimed.

He has no right to treat him as he may lawfully treat his ox, or a tree.

"I want only what is lawfully my own," Jack answered, firmly.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, laghful; cf. Old Norse logfullr (see law). Related: Lawfully; lawfulness.

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