The room was but small, and the clients
seemed to have had a habit of backing up against the wall: the wall, especially opposite to Mr.
Godfrey Norton, as our client
is to its coming to the eyes of his princess.
Following his lead, we ascended five stories, until we found ourselves outside a half-opened door, at which our client
Vholes, sitting with his arms on the desk, quietly bringing the tips of his five right fingers to meet the tips of his five left fingers, and quietly separating them again, and fixedly and slowly looking at his client
, replies, "A good deal is doing, sir.
He says nothing to anyone, but he arranges that he shall go out on some pretext to see his client
you needn't mind reading that,' interrupted the client
He had no choice but to do as he was bid, or to lose a good client
He let his eyes rest on Alexey Alexandrovitch's feet, feeling that he might offend his client
by the sight of his irrepressible amusement.
Tracing my way back along the chain of events, from one end to the other, I find it necessary to open the scene, oddly enough as you will think, at the bedside of my excellent client
and friend, the late Sir John Verinder.
Turned into plain English, it practically expressed itself to this effect: "Would dear Gilmore be so very obliging as not to worry his friend and client
about such a trifle as a remote contingency?
Among other items, Messrs Peddle and Pool, solicitors, of Monument Yard, were instructed by their client
Edward Dorrit, Esquire, to address a letter to Mr Arthur Clennam, enclosing the sum of twenty- four pounds nine shillings and eightpence, being the amount of principal and interest computed at the rate of five per cent.
Upon these papers," said the client
, "the man whose name they bear, has raised, as you will see, large sums of money, for years past.
It must be no client
of Wakem's," he said to himself; and yet at the end of a fortnight it turned out to the contrary; not because Mr.
It is probable that the loss of the phoenix of clerks, even to a rival practitioner, would not have broken Mr Brass's heart; but, pretending great alacrity, he rose from his seat, and going to the door, returned, introducing his client
, who led by the hand no less a person than Mr Richard Swiveller.
All this, and much more, he mastered, and to such purpose that he soon began to prosper, to retain the clients
who had been recommened to him, and to attract fresh ones.