The Pleader's Guide, a Didactic Poem, in Two Parts: Containing Mr. Surrebutter's Poetical Lectures on the Conduct of a Suit at Law, Including the Arguments of Counsellor Bother'um, and Counsellor Bore'um in an Action for Assault and Battery, Betwixt John-a-Gull and John-a-Gudgeon

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T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1815 - 212 стор.
 

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Сторінка 150 - Chaos umpire sits, And by decision more embroils the fray By which he reigns. Next him, high arbiter Chance governs all.
Сторінка 3 - Attorneys' gains, and Clients' losses, Of Suits created, lost, and won, How to undo, and be undone ; Whether by COMMON LAW, or CIVIL, A man goes sooner to the Devil...
Сторінка 10 - Among the blest, the chosen few, (Blest,0 if their happiness they knew,) Who for three hundred guineas paid To some great Master of the Trade, Have, at his rooms, by special favour, His leave to use their best endeavour By drawing Pleas, from nine till four, To earn him twice three hundred more; And, after dinner, may repair To 'foresaid rooms, and then and there Have 'foresaid leave, from five till ten, To draw th...
Сторінка 77 - Leader — . That Genius was my SPECIAL PLEADER— That great man's office I attended ' By HAWK and BUZZARD recommended, Attorneys both of wondrous skill To pluck the Goose and drive the Quill; Three years I sat his smoky room in, Pens, paper, ink, and pounce consuming, The fourth when Essoign Day begun, Joyful I hail'd th...
Сторінка 100 - Yet not the more Cease I to wander where the Muses haunt Clear spring, or shady grove, or sunny hill, Smit with the love of sacred song; but chief Thee Sion and the flowery brooks beneath That wash thy hallowed feet, and warbling flow, Nightly I visit...
Сторінка 87 - ... suit to the award or umpirage of any person or persons should be made a rule of any of his Majesty's Courts of Record...
Сторінка 13 - A consequence of this prerogative is the legal ubiquity of the king. His majesty in the eye of the law is always present in all his courts, though he cannot personally distribute justice.
Сторінка 81 - Placitandi, And though I never read a page in't, Thanks to that shrewd well-judging agent, My sister's husband, Mr. Shark, Soon got six pupils, and a clerk, Five pupils were my stint, the other I took to compliment his mother...
Сторінка 171 - Gudgeon's body. The second count's for other toddy, Thrown by said Gull on Gudgeon's body ; To wit, his gold-laced hat and hair on, And clothes which he had then and there on : To wit, twelve jackets, twelve surtouts, Twelve pantaloons, twelve pair of boots, Which did thereby much discompose Said Gudgeon's mouth, eyes, ears, and nose, Back, stomach, neck, thighs, feet and toes ; By which and other wrongs unheard of. His clothes were spoilt and life despaired of.
Сторінка 175 - Did spoil, besmear, snd disannul With the most villainous libations Of the most vile of vile potations ; For proof we'll call Gull's worthy friend, Who keeps a school at Toadland's end ; One Simon Trout, a pious pastor, And Dr. Tench, who spread the plaster; And Farmer Chubb, an honest yeoman, Who speaks the truth and cares for no man; But above all, to prove our case, We'll show you Mr. Gudgeon's face, Where...

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