The law embodies the story of a nation's development through many centuries, and it cannot be dealt with as if it contained only the axioms and corollaries of a book of mathematics.
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Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr. "Lecture 1: Early Forms of Liability." Lowell Lectures. 23 Nov. 1880, Lowell Institute, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr. The Common Law. Belknap Press, 2009, Lecture 1.