You shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in length, in weight, or in measure.…
— A young American aspirant for office in the State of Iowa drove up to an hotel, alighted, and engaged a room. He desired his trunk to be taken to his room, and, seeing a man passing whom he supposed to be the porter, he imperiously ordered him to take it up. The porter charged him twenty-five cents, which he paid with a marked quarter worth only twenty cents. He then said, "You know Governor Grimes? Oh, yes, sir." "Well, take my card to him, and tell him I wish an interview at his earliest convenience." "I am Governor Grimes, at your service, sir." "You — I — that is, my dear sir, I beg — a — a thousand pardons!" "None needed at all, sir," replied Governor Grimes. "I was rather favourably impressed with your letter, and had thought you well suited for the office specified; but, sir, any man who would swindle a working man out of a paltry five cents would defraud the public treasury had he an opportunity. Good evening, sir."
Parallel VersesKJV: Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in measure.