All other cases, as we have just said, should be
left to the authority of the judge as seldom as possible, except where it is a
question of a thing having happened or not, of its going to happen or not, of
being or not being so; this must be left to the discretion of the judges, for it
is impossible for the legislator to foresee such questions.
Aristotle in 23 Volumes, Vol. 22, translated by J. H. Freese. Aristotle. Cambridge and London. Harvard University Press; William Heinemann Ltd. 1926.
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