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 Meanings and Examples of LAW
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law
 n.  rule established by authorities or custom, regulating the behaviour of community
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  "Oh, he can read law in Judge Parmalee's office over in Fayetteville," answered Brent carelessly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  He has to talk around in circles till Ma gets so confused that she gives up and tells him to save his voice for his law practice.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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3  It was a secret he would never learn, for everyone from Ellen down to the stupidest field hand was in a tacit and kindly conspiracy to keep him believing that his word was law.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  Georgia was virtually under martial law now.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  For, of course, you know you have more charm than the law should permit.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  They were looking on the state they loved, seeing it trampled by the enemy, rascals making a mock of the law, their former slaves a menace, their men disfranchised, their women insulted.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  Yankee officers who knew nothing of law and cared less for the circumstances of the crime could go through the motions of holding a trial and put a rope around a Southerner's neck.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  Trial by jury and the law of habeas corpus were practically suspended.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  Neither life nor property was safe from them and the white people, unprotected by law, were terrorized.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  India had not approved of the match and, not approving, had not been happy in her brother-in- law's home.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  It's a natural law and the world is better off without them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  The North was determined to force the negro vote on the state and, to this end, Georgia had been declared in rebellion and put under the strictest martial law.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  And if they didn't pay for the damage to the mirrors in the upper hall, she was going to have the law on them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  These women, so swift to kindness, so tender to the sorrowing, so untiring in times of stress, could be as implacable as furies to any renegade who broke one small law of their unwritten code.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
15  They had continued resisting all efforts to force them to bow down and accept the dictates of Washington as their own state law.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The law cannot make all men equal, but they are all equal before the law.
17  The new law should allow more disabled people to enter the mainstream of American life.
18  The law requires a detailed analysis of the potential impact on the environment of a proposed project.
19  The law is not the same at morning and at night.
20  One of the most striking and salutary thing in Ameican life is the widespread study of law.
21  One law for the rich, and another for the poor.
22  To hedge around a partnership of love with control by law would be to destroy its base of trust in one another.
23  The government brought in a controversial law under which it could take any land it wanted.
24  The law holds parents liable if a child does not attend school.
25  He delegated his power of attorney to his sister - in - law.
26  Her ambition was to go to law school and become an attorney.
27  She's an authority on criminal law.
28  Allison back-burnered her prestigious law career when she had a baby.
29  The law would strike at the most basic of civil rights.
30  Law makers should not be law breakers.