Spens


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Spens

(spents),
Thomas, Scottish physician, 1764-1842. See: Spens syndrome.
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Mr Spens said: "You would have the utmost sympathy for her family and at the same time you would have absolutely no sympathy for Mr Black.
Mr Spens stressed the nine women and three men of the jury must assess evidence "coolly, calmly and dispassionately".
On day 19 of the trial, Mr Spens claimed there was no evidence Jennifer had been sexually assaulted, noting Black was known for molesting young girls he had taken.
But Mr Spens said there was not one piece of evidence that stated definitively that he was in the region.
Spens's leading essay is a quick scamper through the century's more interesting high points without, praise be to all the spirits of the Wild Wood, a single mention of Gertrude Jekyll.
Spens's selection of examples is mostly good but in several cases is odd because a small number of them are straight up and down architecture.