You see," he said, "there's my old client
, Van Trompe, has come over from Kentucky, and set all his slaves free; and he has bought a place seven miles up the creek, here, back in the woods, where nobody goes, unless they go on purpose; and it's a place that isn't found in a hurry.
I refer to 'chief' surgeons; but considering the exalted positions occupied by our clients
, it will be well and decorous that each of us appoint several consulting surgeons, from among the highest in the profession.
Your honor, in our remarks at the opening of this trial, we foreshadowed our purpose to prove that our client
did this fearful deed while under the influence of a blind and irresponsible delirium produced by drink.
Gentlemen, my plan is broken up:- what this lawyer and his client
say is true: I have been married, and the woman to whom I was married lives
At the beginning of the present year," he resumed, "a very serious business necessity, in connection with some West Indian property possessed by an old client
and friend of mine, required the presence either of myself, or of one of my two partners, in Jamaica.
He still had his wig and gown on, and he said, squaring himself at his late client
to that degree that he squeezed the innocent Mr.
The room was but small, and the clients
seemed to have had a habit of backing up against the wall: the wall, especially opposite to Mr.
The first is, to gain over my adversary's lawyer with a double fee, who will then betray his client
by insinuating that he hath justice on his side.
For why should you praise, for example, the integrity of a Square who faithfully defends the interests of his client
, when you ought in reality rather to admire the exact precision of his right angles?
My poor Utterson," said he, "you are unfortunate in such a client
I answered that certainly it would be most easy, but that we solicitors had a system of agency one for the other, so that local work could be done locally on instruction from any solicitor, so that the client
, simply placing himself in the hands of one man, could have his wishes carried out by him without further trouble.
The notary left the room backwards, and bowing down to the ground; it was the first time he had ever met a similar client