But the costs, my dear Sir, the costs of all this," reasoned the attorney, when he had recovered from his momentary surprise.
The attorney named a large sum, at hazard, as the advance he should require to secure himself against the possibility of loss; but more with the view of ascertaining how far his client was really disposed to go, than with any idea that he would comply with the demand.
The draft was duly honoured, and the attorney, finding that his strange client might be safely relied upon, commenced his work in earnest.
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 Prosecuting Attorney interposed, demanding to know which of the two cases lumped together was, and by what right Patsy's lawyer, at that stage of the proceedings, should take the witness.
But the attorney saw that the impression was in favor of his client, and waving his hand with a supercilious manner, as if unwilling to insult the understanding of the jury with any further defence, he replied:
District Attorney,” said Judge Temple, affecting to busy himself with his minutes, “proceed with the second indictment.
At length the District Attorney called the wood-chopper to the bar, Billy gave an extremely confused account of the whole affair, although he evidently aimed at the truth, until Mr.
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.
Wakem were on friendly dining terms, and the attorney liked to predominate over a ship-owner and mill-owner who was a little too loud in the town affairs as well as in his table-talk.
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.
managed as well on my side; made them believe