Chapter, Council, Commandery, Scottish Rite, Order of the Eastern Star, Order of DeMolay, Order of the White Shrine, Shrine!!!!
I need another couple of days in the week.
The supposed quietude of a good man allures the ruffian; while on the other hand arms, like laws, discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world, as well as property. The same balance would be preserved were all the world destitute of arms for all would be alike; but since some will not, others dare not lay them aside. Horrid mischief would ensue were one half the world deprived of the use of them.