„A Judge cannot set himself above the law which he has to administer, or make or mould it to suit the exigencies of a particular occasion.“

—  Sir Alexander Cockburn, 12th Baronet, Martin v. Mackonochie (1878), L. R. 3 Q. B. 775.
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