But it will be proper to consider how far the lawfulness, which Virgil speaks of, extends.
In one thing, then, did Francis mishear the edict of lawfulness.
In 1577 he published a tract (‘De Lamiis’) on the lawfulness of putting witches to death.
True, you may have a scruple of conscience as to the lawfulness of allowing a sin which you might prevent.
On one occasion a discussion arose on the propriety and lawfulness of intermarriage between Christians and worldlings.
What could I say to this gentleman when he pressed me to yield to him, and argued the lawfulness of it?
Many difficult questions may be forced on us for which I am not fully prepared, such as the lawfulness of covenants.
And the lawfulness or unity of all nature only another formula?
"No reason except your contract entered into in all lawfulness," answered Mr. Godfrey Vandeford.
Revolution is not the abolition of human government, but a change in its form, and its lawfulness depends on circumstances.