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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Nothing can exceed the contempt towards women which the maxims of the most celebrated of their lawgivers express.
The warrior spoke in those days like a lawgiver, while the lawgivers exprest themselves with soldier-like violence.
Likewise Confucius and the Hebrew lawgivers teach mercy and kindness and devotion to the welfare of the community.
The hall contains a fresco representing the Lawgivers of the World, by Watts.
HAUNTED LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
I am showing whence the need of lawgivers arises, for in primitive ages they neither had nor wanted them.
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The order of suits and similar details we shall leave to the lawgivers of the future, and only determine the mode of voting.
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O Cleinias, in my judgment the older lawgivers were too soft-hearted, and wanting in insight into human affairs.
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Now we are speaking, my friends, not about men in general, but about the merits and defects of the lawgivers themselves.
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In the first place, we say that the guardians of the law are lawgivers and fathers to them, not inferior to their natural fathers.
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Amongst all lawgivers, founders of states, and teachers of mankind, none has equalled Moses.

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