Every man (who is of sufficient understanding to be responsible for his actions) is supposed to be cognizant of the law, as it is the rule by which every subject of the kingdom is to be governed, and therefore it is his business to know it.
Every one must be supposed to be cognizant of a public law.law, edward, 1st baron ellenborough
Every man must be taken to be cognizant of the law, otherwise there is no saying to what extent the excuse of ignorance may not be Law carried. It would be urged in almost every case.
They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.edgar allan poe