[Ads-l] There is no hope ...

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Sun Dec 6 16:10:11 UTC 2015

Discussing whether the law against treason in England in the 1760's applied to words as well as acts, William Blackstone wrote "there can be nothing more equivocal and ambiguous than words".

_Commentaries on the Laws of England ..._, vol. 4 (Oxford: 1769), 80.


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