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  • Then he went up to the seventh tablet and behold, thereon was written, Glory to Him who fore-ordaineth death to all He createth, the Living One, who dieth not!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Now the cause of his death was that he neglected to use the formula of praise, and it is said that his form of adoration was as follows, “Praised be our Lord in that He ordereth and ordaineth; and praised be our Lord in that He enricheth and impoverisheth!”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • For jurisdiction is the power of hearing and determining causes between man and man, and can belong to none but him that hath the power to prescribe the rules of right and wrong; that is, to make laws; and with the sword of justice to compel men to obey his decisions, pronounced either by himself or by the judges he ordaineth thereunto, which none can lawfully do but the civil sovereign.


  • To be uncovered, before a man of power and authority, or before the throne of a prince, or in such other places as he ordaineth to that purpose in his absence, is to worship that man or prince with civil worship; as being a sign, not of honouring the stool or place, but the person, and is not idolatry.


  • For example, a written law ordaineth that he which is thrust out of his house by force shall be restored by force.


  • And for a memorial and a token of this covenant, he ordaineth the sacrament of circumcision. 89 This is it which is called the Old Covenant, or Testament, and containeth a contract between God and Abraham, by which Abraham obligeth himself and his posterity in a peculiar manner to be subject to God's positive law; for to the law moral he was obliged before, as by an oath of allegiance.


  • And because a Commonwealth hath no will, nor makes no laws but those that are made by the will of him or them that have the sovereign power, it followeth that those attributes which the sovereign ordaineth in the worship of God for signs of honour ought to be taken and used for such by private men in their public worship.


  • If the disparities of talent and position vanish when the individuals are seen in the duration which is necessary to complete the career of each, even more swiftly the seeming injustice disappears when we ascend to the central identity of all the individuals, and know that they are made of the substance which ordaineth and doeth.

    Representative Men

  • He hath also prepared for him the instruments of death; he ordaineth his arrows against the persecutors.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • And the said court ordaineth that everyone return to his own home, and attend his proper business, without cost and charges, and for a cause.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel


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