The client throws his hat and gloves upon the ground--tosses them anywhere, without looking after them or caring where they go; flings himself into a chair, half sighing and half groaning; rests his aching head upon his hand and looks the portrait of young despair.
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.
In the majority of cases, I am afraid I should have felt it my duty to my client to ask him to reconsider his Will.
He acknowledged that he had acted under instructions received from a client.
Since I last had the pleasure of communicating with you on this subject, my position toward my client
is entirely altered.
The lawyer bowed respectfully, let his client
out of the door, and, left alone, gave himself up to his sense of amusement.
Elberry, my client
, and let you know whether he cares to touch the matter.
A compromise, recognising the interests of the lady's family as well as the interests of the husband, might not perhaps have frightened my client quite so much," I went on.
In the case of any other client I should have acted on my instructions, however personally distasteful to me, and have given up the point about the twenty thousand pounds on the spot.
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.
looked scared, but bewildered too, as if he were unconscious what he had done.
All I know is,' said Miss Sally, smiling drily, for she delighted in nothing so much as irritating her brother, 'that if every one of your clients
is to force us to keep a clerk, whether we want to or not, you had better leave off business, strike yourself off the roll, and get taken in execution, as soon as you can.
Because an illustrious client
has placed her piteous case in my hands.
Liverpool was a little tired of answering questions, and more than a little tired of this mysterious client