But if the contract
is against us and in favor of our opponents, in the first place those arguments
are suitable which we should oppose to the law if it were against us; that it
would be strange if, while we consider ourselves entitled to refuse to obey
ill-made laws, whose authors have erred, we should be obliged to consider
ourselves always bound by contracts.
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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