Edward Gibbon Quote

But a law, however venerable be the sanction, cannot suddenly transform the temper of the times...


The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 7: Complete in Eight Volumes (ed. 1825)

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But a law, however venerable be the sanction, cannot suddenly transform the temper of the times...

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But a law, however venerable be the sanction, cannot suddenly transform the temper of the times...

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But a law, however venerable be the sanction, cannot suddenly transform the temper of the times...

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But a law, however venerable be the sanction, cannot suddenly transform the temper of the times...