Quotes of Derivation

“ LL.D. Letters indicating the degree Legumptionorum Doctor, one learned in laws, gifted with legal gumption. Some suspicion is cast upon this derivation by the fact that the title was formerly LL.d., and conferred only upon gentlemen distinguished for their wealth… ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ As God delights in his own beauty, he must necessarily delight in the creature's holiness which is a conformity to and participation of it, as truly as brightness of a jewel, held in the sun's beams, is a participation or derivation of the sun. ”

- Jonathan Edwards
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