…of reform or retrenchment being a preliminary solution to be contained by fluxion in the final solution), the upholding of the letter of the law (common, statute and law merchant) against all traversers in covin and trespassers acting in contravention of bylaws and regulations, all resuscitators (by trespass and petty larceny of kindlings) of venville rights, obsolete by desuetude, all orotund instigators of international persecution, all perpetuators of international animosities,…
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This heretical suggestion had been squelched because, as one of Cleburne’s fellow officers said, "its propositions contravene the principles on which we fight."
James M. McPherson -- What They Fought For - 1861-1865
You think you could get me to contravene proper authority because I expressed some little affection?’