Oh, I'll prosecute you all right," retorted the Prosecuting Attorney.
You'd better shake and make up," the Prosecuting Attorney repeated, and this time there was almost a threat in his voice.
The morning of the trial the Prosecuting Attorney made another attempt to patch up the affair.
The Judge somehow failed to notice them, while the Prosecuting Attorney and Patsy's attorney shied off from them gracefully.
The district attorney ran his finger briskly down a printed card.
The district attorney shook hands quickly, and retreated to his private office.
He decided that, in his ignorance, he had wasted his own time and that of the prosecuting attorney.
Court doesn't open for a few minutes yet," said the assistant district attorney.
After a moment's silence the Attorney
A few days after his giving bail, he comes with his attorney to my attorney, to let him know that he desired to accommodate the matter; that it was all carried on in the heat of an unhappy passion; that his client, meaning me, had a sharp provoking tongue, that I used them ill, gibing at them, and jeering them, even while they believed me to be the very person, and that I had provoked them, and the like.
My attorney managed as well on my side; made them believe
Nay, nay, my dear Sir,' remonstrated the little attorney
, seizing him by the button.
She had not long to wait before the punctual attorney entered, knitting his brow with an examining glance at the stout blond woman who rose, curtsying deferentially,--a tallish man, with an aquiline nose and abundant iron-gray hair.
It is still possible to believe that the attorney was not more guilty toward him than an ingenious machine, which performs its work with much regularity, is guilty toward the rash man who, venturing too near it, is caught up by some fly-wheel or other, and suddenly converted into unexpected mince-meat.
Tulliver had ever seriously injured or thwarted the attorney, Wakem would not have refused him the distinction of being a special object of his vindictiveness.