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S. I. Hayakawa Quotes: Those terrifying verbal jungles called laws are simply such directives, accumulated, codified, and systematized through the centuries.
         

Those terrifying verbal jungles called laws are simply such directives, accumulated, codified, and systematized through the centuries.


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