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notary

1. (formerly) a clerk licensed to prepare legal documents
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The steward left the room with a faltering step, and returned with a bundle of bank-notes, which the notary counted like a man who never gives a receipt for money until after he is sure it is all there.
Very well;" and Monte Cristo made a sign with his hand to the notary, which said, "I have no further need of you; you may go.
But," observed the honest notary, "the count is, I think, mistaken; it is only fifty thousand francs, everything included.
The notary left the room backwards, and bowing down to the ground; it was the first time he had ever met a similar client.
It's a happy circumstance, a truly happy circumstance,' said the Notary, 'to happen too upon his eight-and-twentieth birthday, and I hope I know how to appreciate it.
Of course it is, I have no doubt of it,' returned the Notary in a sympathising voice.
Very natural under the circumstances,' observed the Notary.
He had no sixpence, neither had the old lady, nor Mr Abel, nor the Notary, nor Mr Chuckster.
An expression of anger ran through his wrinkles, which caused the notary to think to himself: "I've produced an effect.
An extraordinary revolution had taken place on Piombo's face; his wrinkles, contracting into narrow lines, gave him a look of indescribable cruelty, and he cast upon the notary the glance of a tiger.
The forms that Piombo saw about him seemed, to his eyes, escaped from hell; his repressed and concentrated rage knew no longer any bounds as the calm and fluted voice of the little notary uttered the words: "permit me.
Amendments to the Road Traffic Act introduced a new system for data exchange between the Ministry of Interior and the Notary Chamber.