flexibleness


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But the question that I have is: it sounded as though for the example you gave that, while common law of that sort with that kind of flexibleness or lack of definition, if you like, may actually be applicable, it sounded to me as though the courts don't have the option of using reasonableness and common sense in their decision, and so my question was: would they have been better not to have any kind of contract than to have one that didn't anticipate all the things that people could do because the courts can't rule on the basis of that kind of contract using the common sense and reasonableness?
Elasticity and flexibleness in the simpler forms of animal life are equivalent to a complex system of limbs in the higher; and we have only to be as wise and wily as the serpent, to perform as difficult feats without the vulgar assistance of hands and feet.