LEGISLATION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of legislation
Definition:
n. lawmaking; the act of making or enacting laws ; law enacted by a legislative body
Example:
In the last year, the Australian government has introduced legislation to tighten up the relatively relaxed domestic security.
Sentence in Classic:
And if princes surpass peoples in the work of legislation, in shaping civil institutions, in moulding statutes, and framing new ordinances, so far do the latter surpass the former in maintaining what has once been established, as to merit no less praise than they.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Prince Andrew, as one closely connected with Speranski and participating in the work of the legislative commission, could give reliable information about that sitting, concerning which various rumors were current.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
On these three considerations alone is based the conception of irresponsibility for crimes and the extenuating circumstances admitted by all legislative codes.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Wise legislators therefore, knowing these defects, and avoiding each of these forms in its simplicity, have made choice of a form which shares in the qualities of all the first three, and which they judge to be more stable and lasting than any of these separately.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
The other Carpetbaggers and Scallawags who remained were uncertain, frightened, and they hovered together for comfort, wondering what the legislative investigation would bring to light concerning their own private affairs.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
In 1813 the cowardly breach of silence of that taciturn legislative body, emboldened by catastrophe, possessed only traits which aroused indignation.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
But though no other nation has ever had any written whaling law, yet the American fishermen have been their own legislators and lawyers in this matter.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
It is certain their laws, by virtue of any sanction they receive from the promulgated will of the legislative, reach not a stranger: they speak not to him, nor, if they did, is he bound to hearken to them.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke Context
At that epoch of pristine simplicity, however, matters of even slighter public interest, and of far less intrinsic weight than the welfare of Hester and her child, were strangely mixed up with the deliberations of legislators and acts of state.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
Evidently, Congress must soon legislate again on the hastily organized Bureau, which had so quickly grown into wide significance and vast possibilities.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context