Monday, January 14, 2013

It's All About The Lawyers, And Has Been For A Long Time

The lawyers dispense justice and have knowledge of what is right and fair, for which reason, they are the ones closest to God and to divinity [and] deserve no less praise than those who proclaim God's word.

Taken from the funeral eulogy for Sebald Welser, Nurnberg,Bavaria, 1589, Flesh and Spirit, Private Life in Early Modern Germany, Ozment, Steven, Penguin Books, NY, NY, 1999, pg.194.

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