• “WILLIAM ROPER: So now you'd give the Devil benefit of law!
    THOMAS MORE: Yes. What would you do? Cut a great road through the law to get after the Devil?
    ROPER: I'd cut down every law in England to do that!
    MORE: Oh? And when the last law was down, and the Devil turned round on you -where would you hide, Roper, the laws all being flat? This country's planted thick with laws from coast to coast -man's laws, not God's -and if you cut them down- and you're just the man to do it -d'you really think you could stand upright in the winds that would blow then? Yes, I'd give the Devil the benefit of the law, for my own safety's sake.”

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