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...The city appealed to the Supreme Court, but again the great lawyer won.
After the claim was settled the lawyer sent for his client and handed him one dollar.
"What's this?" asked the man.
"That's your damages, after taking out my fee, the cost of appeal and other expenses," replied the counsel.
The man looked at the dollar, turned it over and carefully scanned the other side. Then looked up at the lawyer and said: "What's the matter with this dollar? Is it counterfeit?"
Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
A Sergeant of the Lawe, war and wys Ther was also, ful riche of excellence. Discreet he was, and of greet reverence: He seemed swich, his wordes weren so wyse. * * * No-wher so bisy a man as he ther nas, And yet he seemed bisier than he was.
A tourist in the mountains of Tennessee once had dinner with a querulous old mountaineer who yarned about hard times for fifteen minutes at a stretch.
"Why, man," said... Herbert, George
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