"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
The figure in these two phases haunted the lawyer
all night; and if at any time he dozed over, it was but to see it glide more stealthily through sleeping houses, or move the more swiftly and still the more swiftly, even to dizziness, through wider labyrinths of lamplighted city, and at every street corner crush a child and leave her screaming.
Five hundred witnesses were examined; and such a general turmoil was aroused that the Bell lawyers
were compelled to take the attack seriously, and to fight back with every pound of ammunition they possessed.
"You might have brought friends," the lawyer
Sir Joseph explained his views at the fullest length, and the lawyer
's pen kept pace with him.
She took the offended wife's hand; she appealed to the lawyer
to reconsider that side of his theory which reflected harshly on Ferrari.
"Anyway," says the lawyer
, "we shall do better to bide where we are, and let the soldiers rally us."
Having thus convinced her of the formality of the will, the lawyer
interposed before she could question him, and addressed her in these words:
Lightwood,' ducking at him with a servile air, 'I am a man as gets my living, and as seeks to get my living, by the sweat of my brow.
Once or twice the lawyer
looked up and asked a question of Szedvilas; the other did not know a word that he was saying, but his eyes were fixed upon the lawyer
's face, striving in an agony of dread to read his mind.
"I know who you are--you're a lawyer
. Don't be alarmed!
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.
Franklin, "I have been to the lawyer
's about some family matters; and, among other things, we have been talking of the loss of the Indian Diamond, in my aunt's house in Yorkshire, two years since.
But the lawyer
's eye was habitually watchful, and the lawyer