The Works; With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [Etc.] in Eight Volumes Volume 5

The Works; With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [Etc.] in Eight Volumes Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1761 edition. Excerpt: ...they bred me a mechanic. Lord "Scrutt, and his old rogue of a grandfire, have found, "to their coft, that I can manage a law-fuit as well as "another." M I do not deny what you fay," replied Mrs Buli, "nor do I call infqueftion your parts; but, I "fay, it does not fuit with your circumftances: you and "your predeceilbrs have lived in good reputation among "your neighbours by the fame cloathing trade, and it "were madnel's to leave it off." Befides, there are few "that know all the tricks and cheats of thefe lawyers; - does not your own experience teach you, how they "have drawn you on h-om one teim to another, and "how you have danced the round of all the courts, flill "flattering you with a final iffue, and, for ought I can "fee, your caule is not a bit clearer tlnn it was (even "yean ago." ' 1 will be damned, lays John, 1(1 ac"cept of any compoGtion from Strutt, or his grand"fdther; I will rather wheel about the ftreefs,111 i-ng'tie "to grind knives and fc'IFars; however, I will take "your advice, and look over my accounts." CHAP. XI. flow John looked mer h: s attorney's bill. WHEN John fnlt brought out the bills, the furprize of all the family was inexprcflible at. the prodigious dtmentions of them; they would have mealureu with tlie bed bale of cloath in John's mop. Fees to judges, puny judges, clerks, protbonotaries, philixers, chiroi'r?.phers, under-clerks, proclamators, coumil, vitnelies, jury-men, marfh.ils, tipft.iffs, rryer?, porters; for tnrolliugs, exemplifications, bails, vouchers, rttiiin?, caveats, exirnin.ttions, filings of writ), er.uries, (kcbrations, repln-ations, recordats, noJi prdfiqu'is, ccrtlorar'is, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 114 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 218g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236543459
  • 9781236543455