He is convinced that virtue (where it is more than a mere pretence) is purely artificial; but not quite certain whether it is a useless trammel of appetites and passions that are advantageous to society, or a device creditable to the politicians who introduced it by playing upon the " pride and vanity " of the " silly creature man."
trammel net for commercial use.
This is known as the trammel construction.
On the basis of that rule, no angler may gill net, trawl, or trammel net for commercial use.
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