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I then began to comprehend the grandeur of the Legislator's office.

His brother-in-law, the legislator, is worth three millions of livres.

You, as legislator, have already selected the men; and now you shall select the women.

You may remember our saying that some living mind or witness of the legislator was needed in states.

The artist of names, that is, the legislator, may be a good or he may be a bad artist.

Does not the law give names, and does not the teacher receive them from the legislator?

The legislator is to cry aloud, and spare not, 'Let not men fall below the level of the beasts.'

About this there are many ancient traditions, which may be taken on trust from the legislator.

The legislator cannot regard the character of the heir, which to the father is the first consideration.

On this point the legislator is better informed than all the poets put together.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Latin legis lator "proposer of a law," from legis, genitive of lex "law" + lator "proposer," agent noun of latus "borne, brought, carried" (see oblate (n.)), used as past tense of ferre "to carry" (see infer). Fem. form legislatrix is from 1670s.

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