Bench and Bar Volume 3

Bench and Bar Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...other words, she was extremely decollette. Some one was remarking unfavorable on this style of dress. " Ah, '7 said the judge, "she knew what she was about for with her it was neck or nothing." A gentleman residing at a distance called to see the judge at Belmont. "Where are you staying," said Peters? "Hie et ubique," was the reply. " Well," said the judge, "I hope that when you are ubigue you will be hie." ' One of Mr. Binney's clients, exceedingly fond himself of tobacco, after hearing Mr. Binney make an able and eloquent, argument in his behalf in a case before the court, was so de-_ lighted, that, without much thinking, probably, what he was about, he pulled out a huge plug of the nasty weed and handed it to his eloquent advocate. The latter, though in dulging occasionally in a cigar or a 'pinch of' rapee, had never been seen, perhaps, filling his mouth with the coarser forms of the enjoyment. Nor did he now, though the client was not the wiser for the way he did dispose of it. "Did you see----hand Binney a chew of tobacco just now?" said some one to the judge, highly amused at the incident. "Yes," said the judge, "and he did quite right. He was only giving him a quid pro quo." The Rev. Mr., a near sighted and absent minded clerg man, putting his head into the room of a store 'kept by one garson, in which Judge Peters happened to be standing muffled up in a winter coat and hat, and taking the jud e for the proprietor, sung out, "good morning, Mr. Carson." ooking up, -the judge retorted with _ infinite. amiability, "good morning, Mr. Parson." On one occasion when the societyto...show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236837711
  • 9781236837714