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blue law


The town has a blue law that prohibits selling alcohol on Sunday.
  a law restricting activities or sales of goods on Sunday, which had its roots in accommodating Christian Sunday worship
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  • The town has a blue law that prohibits selling alcohol on Sunday.
  • {10} See Dr. J. Hammond Trumbull’s Blue Laws, True and False, p. 11.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • ] [Footnote 347: Blue Laws.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • ’—Dr. J. Hammond Trumbull’s Blue Laws, True and False, p. 13.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper

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  • —Dr. J. Hammond Trumbull’s Blue Laws, True and False, p. 20.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • —Dr. J. Hammond Trumbull’s Blue Laws, True and False, p.13.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • One hears much about the ’hideous Blue Laws of Connecticut,’ and is accustomed to shudder piously when they are mentioned.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • There has never been a time—under the Blue Laws or any other—when above FOURTEEN crimes were punishable by death in Connecticut.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • This humane and kindly Blue Law Code, of two hundred and forty years ago, stands all by itself, with ages of bloody law on the further side of it, and a century and three-quarters of bloody English law on THIS side of it.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • When Connecticut and New Haven were framing their first codes, larceny above the value of twelve pence was a capital crime in England—as it had been since the time of Henry I.—Dr. J. Hammond Trumbull’s Blue Laws, True and False, p. 17.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
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