Soon she came to the notation, "Among the lost are Mr. and Mrs. Adam Bradford, prominent Cleveland lawyer and his wife.
Then 'tis like the breath of an unfeed lawyer- you gave me nothing for't.
-The little french Lawyer.- Heare ye foule Speakers, that pronounce the Aire The custom of the Countrey- Of Stewes and Shores, I will informe you where And how to cloathe aright your wanton wit, Without her nasty Bawd attending it.
Lawyer--"A DIVORCE, MADAM?--CERTAINLY, BY ALL MEANS.
EG'IA, a female Moor, a servant to Amaranta (wife of Bar'tolus, the covetous lawyer).--Beaumont and Fletcher, The Spanish Curate (1622).
Then hee's a good Lawyer, for hees never without a fierie facies, & the least Capias will take his habeas Corpus: besides, another point of a Lawyere, heele raile and rave against his dearest friends and make the world think they are enemies, when the next day theile laugh, bee fat and drunk together: and a rare Astronomer, for he has starres twinckling in his eyes in the darkest night when a wise man discernes none in the firmament, and will take great paines in the practise, for lay him on his backe in the open fields over night, and you shal be sure to finde him there in the morning.
To be sure, he listened through my argument in the Shore case, and that may have helped his opinion of me as a lawyer.--Here comes Laura.
'We don't want no lawyering.
CARTER (Mrs. Deborah), housekeeper to Surplus the lawyer.--J. M. Morton, A Regular Fix.
Once a judge having assigned him to look out for the interests of a lawyerless prisoner suggested that he take his new client into the adjoining jury room and give him the best advice he could.
Hamilton grappled with the subject in the most comprehensive manner,--like a statesman rather than a lawyer,--made a magnificent argument in favor of the general government, and gained his case; although it would seem that natural justice was in favor of the poor woman, deprived of the use of her house by a wealthy alien, during the war.
"Or I," mentally ejaculated the lawyer,--meanwhile keeping as close as an oyster.
And first, I allude to his career as a lawyer,--not a narrow, technical lawyer, seeking to gain his case any way he can, with an eye on pecuniary rewards alone, but a lawyer devoting himself to the study of great constitutional questions and fundamental principles.
Webster's admiration for Wirt, Pinkney, Curtis, and Mason was free from all envy; in fact, Webster was too great a man for envy, and great lawyers were those whom he loved best, whom he felt to be his brethren, not secret enemies.
However, if Bell is willing to pay the lawyers--" "I'll pay nowt but rent.
tis this tree of knowledge to which the serpent has led you"--and here the boy was obliged to stop, the rest of the page being charred by the fire, and asked of the lawyer--"Shall I go on, sir?"
CROSS'MYLOOF, a lawyer.--Sir W. Scott, Heart of Midlothian (time, George II.).
Among its peculiarities, Bale had no lawyers,--this happy and united Bale.
Even spoken eloquence was, in his mind, almost beneath a lawyer,--studied eloquence certainly was so.
The noun denoting the person or persons addressed or spoken to, is in the nominative case independent: except it be put in apposition with a pronoun of the second person; as, 'Woe to you lawyers;'--'You political men are constantly manoeuvring.
The ignorant childish world outside would indulge in zeal and hot feelings,--but for an advocate to do so was to show that he was no lawyer,--that he was no better than the outside world.
He felt certain that her father's solicitors would try and arrange that this might come to pass--"lawyers are such cunning devils"--and he grew purple with rage at the thought.
I am surprised at you, Mr. Witberg, claiming to be a judge and skilled in the practice of the law, and yet being guilty of such unlawyerlike conduct.
Of authors who are "nobly born" there are very few; most English and Scotch literary men are descended from ancestors of the middle class,--lawyers, clergymen, physicians, small landed proprietors, merchants, and so on,--who were able to give their sons an education in the universities.
313.--Lawyer.--From the "Danse des Morts" of Basle, engraved by Merian: in 4to, Frankfort, 1596.