Then he disappeared behind the trees of the island, and March and Fisher turned to meet the Attorney-General
, who was coming out of the house with a visage of grim assurance.
The advice was above the courage of both the King and the age; but Bacon was advanced through various legal offices, until in 1613 he was made Attorney-General
and in 1618 (two years after Shakspere's death) Lord High Chancellor of England, at the same time being raised to the peerage as Baron Verulam.
I'll see the Attorney-General
to-night, and will send for you to- morrow morning.
Long after Bar got made Attorney-General
, this was told of him as a master-stroke.