He represents the written law, the assembly the unwritten custom or tradition.
Such, then, is the comparative certainty of the natural and the written law.
I believe that I made a fairly good justice of the peace, but that was because of no familiarity with the written law.
All which exceptions are not made in the written law, but are presumed.
He was undoubtedly a fanatic in that he did not stop to measure probabilities or to take account of the written law.
Still the people are to apply the written law or apply it not.
He who would enter must slay a man before witnesses in the teeth of written law!
But the attempt to reduce these rights to written law was most unfortunate.
On this point the written law and public opinion are in perfect accord.
Moses with written law, retiring; Aaron, dominant,points to his budding rod.