I agree with you entirely, sir; but all that even you know with respect to the French code
, I know, not only in reference to that code
, but as regards the codes
of all nations.
The philosopher, the poet, or the religious man will of course wish to cast his vote with the democrat, for free-trade, for wide suffrage, for the abolition of legal cruelties in the penal code
, and for facilitating in every manner the access of the young and the poor to the sources of wealth and power.
By the slave code
, they are adjudged to be as incompetent to testify against a white man, as though they were indeed a part of the brute creation.
In fine, to conclude this code
of morals, I thought of reviewing the different occupations of men in this life, with the view of making choice of the best.
But it has been found by the wisest of our Circles or Statesmen that the multiplication of restrictions on Females tends not only to the debilitation and diminution of the race, but also to the increase of domestic murders to such an extent that a State loses more than it gains by a too prohibitive Code
The same gentleman had given them a code
of laws, to which they conformed with scrupulous fidelity.
The conseilles de famille is a beautiful and wise provision of the national code
, and aids greatly in maintaining that system of patriarchal rule which lies at the foundation of the whole social structure.
A reference to the Code
will show that you were fined on the lower scale.
In the code
of military etiquette silence and fixity are forms of deference.
At that moment Boris clearly realized what he had before surmised, that in the army, besides the subordination and discipline prescribed in the military code
, which he and the others knew in the regiment, there was another, more important, subordination, which made this tight-laced, purple-faced general wait respectfully while Captain Prince Andrew, for his own pleasure, chose to chat with Lieutenant Drubetskoy.
Tacked on the wall, between the signal locker and the billiard rules, was the code
itself, by which he verified the signal before making answer.
And, since the Somo code
was a life for a life, and since Nalasu alone remained alive of his family, it was well known throughout the tribe that the Annos would never be content until they had taken the blind man's life.