Tutt and Mr. Tutt

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Scribner, 1920 - Attorney and client - 304 pages
"Short stories involving the technicalities of legal practice." Cf. Hanna, A. Mirror for the nation

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Page 157 - Whene'er he went to pray. A kind and gentle heart he had, To comfort friends and foes; The naked every day he clad, When he put on his clothes. And in that town a dog was found, As many dogs there be, Both mongrel, puppy, whelp, and hound, And curs of low degree.
Page 101 - There hath not come a razor upon mine head; for I have been a Nazarite unto God from my mother's womb: if I be shaven, then my strength will go from me, and I shall become weak, and be like any other man.
Page 222 - No freeman shall be taken, or imprisoned, or disseized, or outlawed, or exiled, or in any way harmed — nor will we go upon or send upon him — save by the lawful judgment of his peers or by the law of the land.
Page 183 - But if the ox were wont to push with his horn in time past, and it hath been testified to his owner, and he hath not kept him in, but that he hath killed a man or a woman; the ox shall be stoned, and his owner also shall be put to death.
Page 175 - O woman, woman, when to ill thy mind Is bent, all hell contains no fouler fiend: And such was mine ! who basely plunged her sword Through the fond bosom where she reign'd adored!
Page 183 - If an ox gore a man or a woman, that they die : then the ox shall be surely stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten ; but the owner of the ox shall be quit.
Page 119 - And when Delilah saw that he had told her all his heart, she sent and called for the lords of the Philistines, saying, Come up this once, for he hath shewed me all his heart.
Page 183 - Justice ruled, that if a dog has once bit a man, and the owner having notice thereof keeps the dog, and lets him go about or lie at his door; an action will lie against him at the suit of a person who is bit, though it happened by such person treading on the dog's toes, for it was owing to his not hanging the dog on the first notice. And the safety of the King's subjects ought not afterwards to be endangered.
Page 189 - no man can justify selling corrupt victual, but an action on the case lies against the seller, whether the victual was warranted to be good or not.
Page 50 - ... their portraits Celestials drew In the reign of the Emperor Hwang. Here's a pot with a cot in a park, In a park where the peach-blossoms blew, Where the lovers eloped in the dark, Lived, died, and were changed into two Bright birds that eternally flew Through the boughs of the may, as they sang 'Tis a tale was undoubtedly true In the reign of the Emperor Hwang. ENVOY. Come, snarl at my ecstasies, do, Kind critic, your " tongue has a tang " But — a sage never heeded a shrew In the reign of the...

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