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 Lewkner’s Lane.Lex Talio’nis (Latin). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lex non Scripta.
 
The common law, as distinguished from the statute or written law. Common law does not derive its force from being recorded, and though its several provisions have been compiled and printed, the compilations are not statutes, but simply remembrancers.   1
 


 Lewkner’s Lane.Lex Talio’nis (Latin). 

 
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