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  • In any case, neither the text nor the spirit of the Charter conceives of the Security Council as legibus solutus (unbound by law).

    Could George W. Bush Be Charged With War Crimes? : Law is Cool

  • In any case, neither the text nor the spirit of the Charter conceives of the Security Council as legibus solutus (unbound by law).

    2009 May : Law is Cool

  • Neque hac naturae lege est quisquam mortalium solutus.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • In musicis supra omnem fidem capior et oblector; choreas libentissime aspicio, pulchraram foeminarum venustate detineor, otiari inter has solutus curis possum.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • He does not quite approve of painting a wooden leg; but if it be to be done, see with what skill even that in the hands of a Gerard may be dignified -- and the painter absolved, "lege solutus."

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 340, February, 1844

  • Ergo dies aderat Parcarum conditus albo uellere, quo Stellae Violentillaeque professus25 clamaretur hymen. cedant curaeque metusque, cessent mendaces obliqui carminis astus, fama tace: subiit leges et frena momordit ille solutus amor: consumpta est fabula uulgi, et narrata diu uiderunt oscula ciues.

    The Marriage of Stella and Violentilla

  • Mr. Ireton would discourse this ordinarily; I was bold to tell them that the person of the king was _solutus legibus_; this gentleman the prisoner at the bar, told me it was an unequal law.

    State Trials, Political and Social Volume 1 (of 2)

  • Republica necessario recipi debeant: nihilominus tamen ab obedientia mandatorum, quae Moralia vocantur, nullus quantumius Christianus, est solutus.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • The formula of surrender was as follows: "Quandoque hisce homines injussu populi Romani Quiritium foedus ictum iri spoponderunt, atque ob eam rem noxam nocuerunt; ob eam rem, quo populus Romanus scelere impio sit solutus, hosce homines vobis dedo."

    The Common Law

  • In Roman times it was part of the flattery of the imperial jurists to their master, to tell him that he was above the laws, _legibus solutus_.

    Moral Philosophy

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