"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.
The tendencies of the times favor the idea of self-government, and leave the individual, for all code, to the rewards and penalties of his own constitution; which work with more energy than we believe whilst we depend on artificial restraints.
And he felt that this fact and what she expected of him called for something not fully defined in that code
of principles by which he had hitherto steered his course in life.
He would say a lot of pleasant things, ask you to dinner" ("That would not be bad as regards the unwritten code
," thought Boris), "but nothing more would come of it.
Hence the Three Laws, mentioned above, suffice for the better regulated States, and may be accepted as a rough exemplification of our Female Code
The same gentleman had given them a code
of laws, to which they conformed with scrupulous fidelity.
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.
The criminal code
of every country partakes so much of necessary severity, that without an easy access to exceptions in favor of unfortunate guilt, justice would wear a countenance too sanguinary and cruel.
How thin a veneering of "chivalry" covered the essential brutality of the code
under which such encounters were possible we shall see.
An emergency code
assumes that you are only entitled to the basic personal allowance and your tax code
will include the letter L.