Lady Justice

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Lady Justice (1)

Lady Justice

  1. In a mythological personification, justice symbolized as a blindfolded young lady, similar to Lady Luck.
  2. A female judge, as in "Her Lady Justice."

Quotations[edit]

  • 1888, Edward Livermore Burlingame, Scribner's magazine, p. 35:
    ... Before our Lady Justice calm he stands
    To hear her grave, immutable commands ;
    ... She holds the balance true, with steady hands
    And strong, the little while wavereth.

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