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  • Secondly, that ’criminal and civil jurisdiction ought not to belong to the Church, and is inconsistent with its nature, both as a divine institution and as an organization of men for religious objects,’ and, finally, in the third place, ’the Church is a kingdom not of this world.’
  • I know the prisoner: the savage, stony heartlessness ascribed to him by the prosecutor is inconsistent with his character.
  • In such cases the first duty, the chief task of the investigating lawyers, is to prevent the criminal being prepared, to pounce upon him unexpectedly so that he may blurt out his cherished ideas in all their simplicity, improbability and inconsistency.

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  • Her play is inconsistent. Sometimes she’s unbeatable and other times she beats herself.
  • The study shows that sleeping only for short periods at inconsistent times damaged the brains of mice after three days.

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