MR. UTTERSON the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance, that was never lighted by a smile; cold, scanty and embarrassed in discourse; backward in sentiment; lean, long, dusty, dreary, and yet somehow lovable.
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The event has elevated the level of public discourse on this issue.
The idea of individual rights is prominent in American discourse.