• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. lawe—A.S. lagu, from licgan, to lie; Ice. lōg.


In literature:

We meet them every day in the law.
"The Yellow Streak" by Valentine Williams
The penalties of this law, and the manner in which they should be recovered and applied, were likewise settled on this day.
"The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol. 10." by Samuel Johnson
It was not a day to practise law at all.
"Tutt and Mr. Tutt" by Arthur Train
But in the latter days of the republic law became the fashionable study of Roman youth, and eminent masters arose.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume III" by John Lord
From the day that the obnoxious and probably unnecessary laws were passed, the Federal party was doomed.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XI" by John Lord
In the American Navy, the law allows one gill of spirits per day to every seaman.
"White Jacket" by Herman Melville
America once fought and beat England, in long-forgotten days, on the ground of law.
"Why We Are At War (2nd Edition, revised)" by Members of the Oxford Faculty of Modern History
And this law has been executed and enforced to the full extent of the power of the Government from that day to this.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents," by James D. Richardson
One day the king's little daughter-in-law ate some sweetmeats and to save herself blamed the mice.
"Deccan Nursery Tales" by Charles Augustus Kincaid
The law, it is said, will be presented to-day, and I have very little doubt that it will pass.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson

In poetry:

Law, say the gardeners, is the sun,
Law is the one
All gardeners obey
To-morrow, yesterday, to-day.
"Law, Like Love" by W H Auden
But makes the law of God
His study and delight,
Amidst the labours of the day,
And watches of the night.
"Psalm I: The Man Is Ever Blessed" by Isaac Watts
Who never melts or thaws
At close tentations: when the day is done,
His goodnesse sets not, but in dark can runne:
The sunne to others writeth laws,
And is their vertue; Vertue is his Sunne.
"Constancie" by George Herbert
For, equal through the day and night,
The wise Eternal oversight
And love and power and righteous will
Remain: the law of destiny
The best for each and all must be,
And life its promise shall fulfil.
"Greeting" by John Greenleaf Whittier
A rich man stood where all could see
And prayed to God, "Just look at me!
"I've kept your laws as best I could.
You've never seen a man so good."
Jesus said to men that day,
"This is not the way to pray."
"We Pray" by Doris Clore Demaree
Shame on the costly mockery of piling stone on stone
To those who won our liberty, the heroes dead and gone,
While we look coldly on and see law-shielded ruffians slay
The men who fain would win their own, the heroes of to-day!
"On The Capture Of Fugitive Slaves Near Washington" by James Russell Lowell

In news:

Trayvon Martin case discussed by AU law students, faculty at day-long " teach-in ".
Just days before Richard Revesz announced his decision to step down from his post as dean of New York University School of Law, he rocked legal academia with his plans to change the third year of law school.
A handful of lawmakers, including House Speaker John Boehner, have received threatening letters in the last few days with an unidentified white powdery substance and more may be on the way, law enforcement officials told CBS News Wednesday.
Ray Suarez talks to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal for more on both cases and on retiring Justice John Paul Stevens' final day hearing arguments.
As Election Day looms, voter ID law critics seek out the unregistered .
The Pennsylvania voter ID law recently upheld by a state court allows people without acceptable identification to vote by a provisional ballot that would count if they verify their identity within six days.
That's the day the state's new immigration law, known as House Bill 87, goes into effect.
Jones Day led all law firms for number of completed deals worldwide in the Q3 2011 M&A rankings released this month by Thomson Reuters.
Same-sex couples in Washington state began reciting wedding vows at events across the state Sunday, on the first day they could marry after the state's gay marriage law took effect.
(AP) — Gov Rick Snyder has signed laws that give kids the opportunity to say the Pledge of Allegiance each day in Michigan public schools.
Rick Snyder has signed laws that give kids the opportunity to say the Pledge of Allegiance each day in Michigan public schools.
Bills that the President has signed into law, declined to sign, or that he may sign in the coming days.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals announced Tuesday that state lawmakers have 180 days to write a new law that legalizes concealed carry .
That process will begin today with the first of several days of hearings to address dozens of "policy questions" raised by the new law, which allows up to three resort-style casinos and one slots parlor in Massachusetts.
Under state law, each digger can take 15 razor clams per day, and must keep the first 15 clams they dig to prevent wastage.

In science:

It is well known that daily log-returns, i.e. the variation of the logarithm of asset price Pn at day n, denoted as ∆Sn = ln Pn − ln Pn−1 , is not correlated with its variations ∆Sn′ 6=n and the corresponding PDF displays power-law tails, G(g ) ∼ |g |−β with β ≈ 4 (see e.g. [11, 16]).
Fractional derivatives of random walks: Time series with long-time memory
Using the power law scaling from Ref. , we estimate ∼0.5 events per day. A study of the detector efficiency, shown in Fig. 11, indicates that events collected in this run is expected to sensitive to to neutrons from (α, n) and muon interactions.
A Prototype Detector for Directional Measurement of the Cosmogenic Neutron Flux
Since the earlier days of QKD , “unconditional security” means the security result holds against all attacks allowed by the laws of quantum physics, with quantitative information theoretic security level that can be made arbitrarily close to ideal through a security parameter.
On the Foundations of Quantum Key Distribution - Reply to Renner and Beyond
For simultaneous (within one day) IUE SWP and LWP observations, the UV flux at 2000 ˚A has been derived from a power-law fit of the dereddened spectrum in the 1200-3000 ˚A range (see Pian et al. 1998b;1998c).
Multifrequency and IUE Campaigns on Blazars
The simplest working description is the simple power law with Rc=450m, z=0.5, and a time windows of 11 days. We note however that the value of the prefered scaling ratio l value close to 2 is significant and in full agreement with event #1 and also with our many experiences on other systems [Sornette, 1998].
The critical earthquake concept applied to mine rockbursts with time-to-failure analysis