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ex lege

[eks le-ge; English eks lee-jee]
adverb Latin.
  1. by virtue of law.
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Historical Examples

  • Aut censoria locatio constituta est, ut Asi, lege Sempronia.

    History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2

    Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.

  • Insula abundat cervis et maxime cuniculis: liquiricium (lege glycyrrhizum) habet.

    History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2

    Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.

  • Tolle, lege is the suitable word for all three, and no fit person who obeys will regret his obedience.

  • Lege autem carens civitas estne ob id ipsum habenda nullo loco?

  • Lege Eſaiam: vide quantia ſubiecerit timorem vt faceret irreprehenſibilam & bonum Timorem.