Laws are styled similar when nothing can be opposed to one except the other.
“Tyrannicides shall have their statues set up in the
gymnasium. A statue of a woman shall not be set
up in the gymnasium. A woman killed a tyrant.”
Here are two conflicting laws: for a woman's statue
cannot under any other circumstances be erected in
the gymnasium, while there is no other circumstance
which can bar the erection of the statue of a
tyrannicide in the gymnasium.
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1922.
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