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- Positive laws deriving their force from the law of nature, by which we are directed to make occasional rules, which we call laws, according to the exigencies of times, places, and persons, grow obsolete, or cease to be, as soon as they cease to be necessary.
- John Trenchard & Thomas Gordon (August 26, 1721). Cato's Letter No. 42, Considerations on the Nature of Laws.