The great body of the people abide by the dry legal
obligation in both cases, and a few break over in each.
friend was standing by, With sudden pity half unmanned: The tear-drop trembled in his eye, The signed agreement in his hand: But when at length the legal
soul Resumed its customary force,
The gentlemen he spoke of were the other senior partners of the firm; for, as was always the case with legal
associations of old standing in New York, all the partners named on the office letter-head were long since dead; and Mr.
Articled clerks have been in the habit of fleshing their legal
wit upon it.
He had played an exciting hand and won, beating the steamship companies down into the dust and mercilessly robbing the stockholders by perfectly legal
methods before he let go.
She drew her chair a little nearer to her legal
counsellor and friend.
My knowin' better doesn't make any difference with legal
truth; it wasn't my funeral and I wasn't invited to deliver an oration.
At any rate it is easy to take a legal
opinion on the subject.
The names begin to appear fast and furiously, flashing from legal
page to legal
page and in a flash vanishing.
Arnold had been necessarily detained in Edinburgh, before his arrival at Windygates, by legal
business connected with his inheritance; and he, like Anne, had certainly been in Scotland, before they met at Craig Fernie, for a longer period than a period of three weeks He accordingly informed Sir Patrick that the lady and gentleman had been in Scotland for more than twenty-one days--and then added a question on his own behalf: "Don't let me hurry you, Sir--but, shall you soon have done?
And, while the next punctilious legal
wrangle between the attorneys interrupted his tale of what happened in the Vendome, Carter Watson, without bitterness, amused and at the same time sad, saw rise before him the machine, large and small, that dominated his country, the unpunished and shameless grafts of a thousand cities perpetrated by the spidery and vermin-like creatures of the machines.
Ralph, having died intestate, and having no relations but those with whom he had lived in such enmity, they would have become in legal
course his heirs.