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- This very day a Syracusian merchant Is apprehended for arrival here; And, not being able to buy out his life, According to the statute of the town, Dies ere the weary sun set in the west.1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A public place (6% in)
- Merchant of Syracuse, plead no more; I am not partial to infringe our laws: The enmity and discord which of late Sprung from the rancorous outrage of your duke To merchants, our well-dealing countrymen,— Who, wanting guilders to redeem their lives, Have seal'd his rigorous statutes with their bloods,— Excludes all pity from our threat'ning looks.1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A hall in the DUKE'S palace (8% in)
- To see a reverend Syracusian merchant, Who put unluckily into this bay Against the laws and statutes of this town, Beheaded publicly for his offence.5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The same (29% in)
There are no more uses of "statutory law" in The Comedy of Errors.
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