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  • Whether advocates and orators had liberty to plead in causes manifestly known to be unjust, vexatious, or oppressive?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Now, in this case, I, who am the right owner, lie under two great disadvantages: first, my lawyer, being practised almost from his cradle in defending falsehood, is quite out of his element when he would be an advocate for justice, which is an unnatural office he always attempts with great awkwardness, if not with ill-will.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I assured his honour, "that the law was a science in which I had not much conversed, further than by employing advocates, in vain, upon some injustices that had been done me: however, I would give him all the satisfaction I was able."  (not reviewed by editor)

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