Medieval justice was a quaint thing.
It is strange how little harm bad codes do.
The oldest theory of contract is I think negative.
The practice of the law is a perfectly distinct art.
It cannot be assumed that equity was following common law whenever they agreed, any more than the converse.
I have not heard that even the New York abortion has done very much in the States where it has been enacted.
Our lady the Common Law is a very wise old lady though she still has something to learn in telling what she knows.
It is odd how learned persons fail to see that new terms and definitions are apt to mean new doubts and litigation.
But it is strange how many rational beings believe the ultimate truths of the universe to be reducible to patterns on a blackboard.
So far I go with the Socialists as to think it a pretty general rule that, where monopoly is necessary, it is better in public hands.