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LAW, MARTIAL. Martial law is a code established for the government of the army and navy of the United States.
     2. Its principal rules are to be found in the articles of war. (q.v.) The object of this code, or body of regulations is to, maintain that order and discipline, the fundamental principles of which are a due obedience of the several ranks to their proper officers, a subordination of each rank to their superiors, and the subjection of the whole to certain rules of discipline, essential to their acting with the union and energy of an organized body. The violations of this law are to be tried by a court martial. (q.v.)
     3. A military commander has not the power, by declaring a district to be under martial law, to subject all the citizens to that code, and to suspend the operation of the writ of habeas corpus. 3 Mart. (Lo.) 531. Vide Hale's Hist. C. L. 38; 1 Bl. Com. 413; Tytler on Military Law; Ho. on C. M.; M'Arth. on C. M.; Rules and Articles of War, art. 64, et seq; 2 Story, L. U. S. 1000.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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I draw on in-depth interviews with 43 pre-active duty military service men to highlight the process of how men use the symbolic resources of the military to create masculine hierarchies in which they situate themselves as more morally oriented, self-disciplined, physically able, emotionally controlled, martially skilled, or intelligent than non-military personal (i.e., civilians), members of different branches (i.e., Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force), military members with different occupational specialties (i.e., infantry, artillery, supply), and members of different ranks (officer versus enlisted).
On the other hand, a martially unsatisfied father may avoid being involved with children so as not to be together with his wife or even to upset his wife emotionally as a response to his discontented feelings in marriage.
(11) In Pontormo's sprightly, interlaced design, the destinies of the two Medici become tightly linked, assuring Florence of uninterrupted, 'divine' Medici rule and continued, if martially imposed, peace.
This findings do not support our hypotheses that non-working married women are martially better adjust than working married women.
Translating theory into practice: A conceptual framework for clinical assessment, differential diagnosis, and multi-modal treatment of martially violent individuals, couples, and families.
The integration of breathing is such that martially trained performers can vocalize effortlessly as they move.
Gass too would be a general, leading the ambivalent troops of the Party of Disappointed People as he had so often martially marshaled troops of tropes.
The Model 1889 is important historically and commands some collector interest, although this interest is greater for martially marked models.
This may be martially attributable to the relatively small sample sizes for these countries" (Aivazian et al.
(9) Volcano High, which is set entirely within a fictional school for the "magically and martially adept" was shown, appropriately, in Toronto's Midnight Madness section.
When Margaret finally visits Howards End during her lengthy courtship with Henry Wilcox, the residence literally reverberates in honor of her arrival - "it was the heart of the house beating, faintly at first, then loudly, martially," Forster writes.
In contrast, personally and martially exceptional, legitimate, beloved Charles ruled so well that he was universally revered, especially among the Jacobites who mourn his loss: