Great Legal Quote of the Day: John Milton

“… and with necessity, The tyrant’s plea, excused his devilish deeds.” —John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book 4, Lines 393-394.   Sources: http://www.bartleby.com/4/404.html https://books.google.com/books?id=Eyo-AAAAYAAJ&pg=PA309&lpg=PA309&dq=And+with+necessity,+The+tyrant%27s+plea,+excused+his+devilish+deeds+Milton&source=bl&ots=XB029dxOFn&sig=iX8jhxs64-MWvZ33s443Xg2udvo&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiWyszhnZvPAhUn6oMKHXhzBOEQ6AEIPDAF#v=onepage&q=And%20with%20necessity%2C%20The%20tyrant%27s%20plea%2C%20excused%20his%20devilish%20deeds%20Milton&f=false https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/paradise-lost-book-iv-argument http://www.enotes.com/homework-help/does-miltons-satan-character-deserve-sympathy-320182 https://www.quora.com/profile/Michael-Rodney-Osborne/World-Views/Against-Tyranny http://www.westernjournalism.com/in-paris-massacres-aftermath-heres-one-important-truth-we-must-apply-from-history/