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  • Some ill-conditioned growling fellow may say to me, ’What’s the use of these legal and equitable abuses?
  • We are always appearing, and disappearing, and swearing, and interrogating, and filing, and cross-filing, and arguing, and sealing, and motioning, and referring, and reporting, and revolving about the Lord Chancellor and all his satellites, and equitably waltzing ourselves off to dusty death, about costs.
  • Still, there are circumstances which I submit may be taken into account as a set off against any little drawbacks of mine, and so a fair and equitable balance arrived at.

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  • equitable treatment of all citizens
  • an equitable distribution of gifts among the children

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