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a person who practices law

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Coming immediately," said the clerk; and two minutes later there did actually appear in the doorway the large figure of an old solicitor who had been consulting with the lawyer himself.
That was the amount of information that the lawyer carried back with him to the great, dark bed on which he tossed to and fro, until the small hours of the morning began to grow large.
I will stay with pleasure if you desire it," the lawyer answered.
Sir Joseph on one side, and the lawyer on the other, were both appealing to him, and both regarding him with looks of amazement.
In these words the lawyer opened the business of the evening, referring to Mrs.
Anyway," says the lawyer, "we shall do better to bide where we are, and let the soldiers rally us.
The lawyer roused his flagging resolution, and spoke to the purpose when he spoke next.
Governors Both,' returned the man, in what he meant to be a wheedling tone, 'which on you might be Lawyer Lightwood?
When they entered his office the lawyer sprang up, for Jurgis looked like a crazy person, with flying hair and bloodshot eyes.
Troy set the example of rising to go, he still kept his seat, and looked at the lawyer as if he regretted leaving the atmosphere of tobacco smoke reeking in the dirty room.
Here my master interposing, said, "it was a pity, that creatures endowed with such prodigious abilities of mind, as these lawyers, by the description I gave of them, must certainly be, were not rather encouraged to be instructors of others in wisdom and knowledge.
It is a very different story, I believe, from what those fellows told this lawyer.
Poor Huck was in the same state of wretchedness and terror, for Tom had told the whole story to the lawyer the night before the great day of the trial, and Huck was sore afraid that his share in the business might leak out, yet, notwithstanding Injun Joe's flight had saved him the suffering of testifying in court.
By 1878, when he came in to defend the little Bell Company against the towering Western Union, Smith had become the most noted patent lawyer in Boston.
But the lawyer's eye was habitually watchful, and the lawyer saw him.