Religious law is like the grammar of language. Any language isgoverned by such rules; otherwise it ceases to be a language. But within them, you can say many different sentences and write many different books.
I am governed by the pull of the sentence as the pull of a fabric isgoverned by gravity.
Tofound a great Empirefor thesolepurpose of raising up a people of customers, mayat first sight appeara project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers. It is, however, a project altogether unfit for a nation of shopkeepers; but 798 extremely fit for a nation that isgoverned by shopkeepers. See Napoleon 607:68, Punch 672:7, Stoppard 825:66.Adam Smith