within the law

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“Well, ‘Duke, I call this democracy, not republicanism; but I say nothing; only let him keep within the law, or I shall show him that the freedom of even this country is under wholesome restraint.”
So cowed was their condition, and so long and hard their experience of what such a man could do to them, within the law and beyond it, that not a voice, or a hand, or even an eye was raised.
"You are no very shrewd reasoner, fellow," quoth the knight; "for if it be within the law for you to threaten him with your club, then it is also lawful for me to threaten you with my sword."
Really, prince, do you think we are such fools as not to be aware that this matter does not come within the law, and that legally we cannot claim a rouble from you?
Because they seemed to him so two-faced, so trifling, so cowardly, he liked to "stick" them every time he had a fair chance and could do it within the law. It was his favorite game.
I left you--long after that time, remember--and, for some poor trickery that came within the law, but was nothing to what you money-makers daily practise just outside its bounds, was sent away a convict for seven years.
One of the most remarkable occasions, when the habit of bygone days awoke in me, was that which brings it within the law of literary propriety to offer the public the sketch which I am now writing.
She called on the residents to seek to be on the safe side by operating within the law.
While he said that violence was not acceptable, the right to peaceful protest within the law had to be protected.
De facto law minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad acted within the law to appoint Latheefa Koya as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief.
Surveillance video within the house captured the shooting, and prosecutors believe their actions were well within the law.
The Provincial Minister of Labor and Manpower, Sarfraz Domki, while speaking with the delegation of labor Union assured them to address their issues within the law as soon as possible.