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They are discovering that they have been fighting a bugbear; also, that their legislation against the bugbear cannot legislate.
There was a persistent tendency to legislate upon details, a tendency which could not be entirely kept down.
ROBERT TOOMBSPLEASANT A. STOVALL
Accordingly, these ecclesiastical votaries of democracy cut a strange figure when they seek to legislate for the Church.
OUTSPOKEN ESSAYSWILLIAM RALPH INGE
The Constitution gives no power to Congress to legislate on the subject, but imposes on the States the obligation of rendition.
There is no reproach in the fact that we neither build, legislate, think, nor determine for the next generation.
QUODLIBETJOHN P. KENNEDY
Possessed by a similar delusion, Illinois, for years, strove to legislate Alton into a vast commercial mart.
THE SECRET SERVICE.ALBERT D. RICHARDSON
They are the exceptions, and for exceptions we cannot legislate.
WOMEN AND POLITICSCHARLES KINGSLEY
Therefore it is necessary for the Government to proclaim the countries themselves as arid or semi-arid, and legislate accordingly.
By what right do men declare themselves invested with power to legislate for women?
What noun derived from "legislate" means the law-making power?
NEW WORD-ANALYSISWILLIAM SWINTON

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