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  • Elizabeth Barrister was sleek and chic in her dark suit, her waving mahogany hair glossy, her posture rigid.†   (source)
  • And in the spring of 1958, when both girls were finishing their junior year, Pookie got engaged to Walter Barrister III, commonly known as Trey.†   (source)
  • I wondered what the builder of the house, the distinguished barrister, Rhett St. Croix, would say if he knew that Will McLean was walking the streets of Charleston with a key to his house.†   (source)
  • Eula Barrister was stick-thin and fashionable and discontented-looking.†   (source)
  • "Mr. Bartleby Bumble the barrister," Ann intones, pronouncing the Bs hard.†   (source)
  • Nothing like a wealthy barrister to wipe away Father's gambling debts and save us from ruin.†   (source)
  • Barrister," Eve hesitated only a moment before deciding to take the risk.†   (source)
  • Say goodbye to Sir Perfection and become a barrister's wife," Felicity says, sneering.†   (source)
  • What's your relationship with Elizabeth Barrister?†   (source)
  • Ran a full check on Richard DeBlass, Elizabeth Barrister, and the rest of the clan.†   (source)
  • It was so simple, Eve realized as she keyed in Sharon Barrister.†   (source)
  • I went to see Elizabeth Barrister yesterday.†   (source)
  • Barrister, I think your sister-in-law should rest now.†   (source)
  • I accorded Elizabeth Barrister and Richard DeBlass respect and dignity.†   (source)
  • She requested Elizabeth Barrister's address, then asked for directions.†   (source)
  • Beware barristers bringing baubles!†   (source)
  • A beehive of barristers.†   (source)
  • She went with the family to church on Sunday, and afterwards she would stop out front to say hello to Eula Barrister.†   (source)
  • Better the berries than barristers!†   (source)
  • Mrs. Barrister ran that church, and she ran the Women's Club, and she ran her family, which consisted of just three people.†   (source)
  • Even when Trey was not standing at his mother's elbow (which generally he was), Merrick would be eagerly nodding her head in her demure new pillbox hat, giving a liquid laugh that any brother would know to be false, hanging on to every one of Eula Barrister's prune-faced remarks.†   (source)
  • She told her parents it was bound to be a bore, but her mother said, "Oh, now, I think it's nice of Pookie to choose you," and her father said, "I don't guess you realize that Walter Barrister the First founded Barrister Financial."†   (source)
  • Even during high school he had driven a sports car, and the Barristers' house in Baltimore was only one of three that they owned, the others in distant resorts that advertised in the New York Times.†   (source)
  • She saw Roarke again, and watched with interest as Elizabeth Barrister clung to him, as he bent his head and murmured to her.†   (source)
  • Sharon Barrister not only had a safe-deposit box, she had a brokerage account in the amount of $326,000.85.†   (source)
  • Elizabeth Barrister and Richard DeBlass possessed both, and their home was a striking two stories of rosy brick set on a sloping might have been, Eve was certain it was as practical as a vault.†   (source)
  • Barrister or Richard DeBlass.†   (source)
  • Barrister.†   (source)
  • Barrister—†   (source)
  • Barrister.†   (source)
  • Barrister will see you.†   (source)
  • Barrister.†   (source)
  • Barrister.†   (source)
  • Slowly, the awareness came to me that no matter what happened, my struggles and efforts could not eradicate the weight and inalienable supremacy of two hundred years: the children of slaves could not converse or compete with the offspring of planters, the descendants of London barristers, the progeny of sprawling, upward-climbing white America.†   (source)
  • After breakfast the barrister arrived and Rex delivered a summary of the case.†   (source)
  • The barrister bustled off and Sebastian and I were left alone and disconsolate.†   (source)
  • Is it better to be a coal-heaver or a nursemaid; is the charwoman who has brought up eight children of less value to the world than, the barrister who has made a hundred thousand pounds?†   (source)
  • She was the only daughter of the handsome barrister Herbert Duckworth, but as he died when she was three or four, she did not remember him, or those years when her mother was as happy as anyone can be.†   (source)
  • Whatever he did—(and he might do anything, he felt, looking at the Lighthouse and the distant shore) whether he was in a business, in a bank, a barrister, a man at the head of some enterprise, that he would fight, that he would track down and stamp out—tyranny, despotism, he called it—making people do what they did not want to do, cutting off their right to speak.†   (source)
  • Or watch in the spring sunshine the stockbroker and the great barrister going indoors to make money and more money and more money when it is a fact that five hundred pounds a year will keep one alive in the sunshine.†   (source)
  • Fielding agreed; he and the pleasant sensitive barrister got on well.†   (source)
  • He's got a very good reputation as a defence barrister and for working with the poor.†   (source)
  • Love is of no value in a witness, as a barrister ought to know.†   (source)
  • "Excuse me—" It was the turn of the eminent barrister from Calcutta.†   (source)
  • William Prynne, a learned barrister, was sentenced (long after Edward VI.'†   (source)
  • The Russian people have long called a barrister 'a conscience for hire.'†   (source)
  • When a young barrister said to the late Mr. Mason, "I keep my chamber to read law," —" Read law!†   (source)
  • Don't the barristers' wives talk about Circuit?†   (source)
  • We spoke of the fact that in our newly opened Law Courts one could already lay one's finger upon so many talented and remarkable young barristers.†   (source)
  • The barrister who has his case at his fingers' ends, and is able to argue with an expert upon his own subject finds that a week or two of the courts will drive it all out of his head once more.†   (source)
  • She was a charming woman; they all said so, the barristers and their wives who dined with us, and the literary stockbrokers, and the budding politicians; oh, she was a charming woman.†   (source)
  • And I am afraid I have not the necessary push—I believe that is the name barristers give to their vulgarity—for success in pleading.†   (source)
  • But if anyone had suggested to my aunt that this Swann, who, in his capacity as the son of old M. Swann, was 'fully qualified' to be received by any of the 'upper middle class,' the most respected barristers and solicitors of Paris (though he was perhaps a trifle inclined to let this hereditary privilege go into abeyance), had another almost secret existence of a wholly different kind: that when he left our house in Paris, saying that he must go home to bed, he would no sooner have turned the corner than he would stop, retrace his steps, and be off t†   (source)
  • She told Philip that her real name was not Hodges, but she always referred to "me "usband Misterodges;' he was a barrister and he treated her simply shocking, so she left him as she preferred to be independent like; but she had known what it was to drive in her own carriage, dear, she called everyone dear, and they always had late dinner at home.†   (source)
  • "That's how a clever barrister makes a good point!" said he, when speaking of his peroration later on.†   (source)
  • Now, in my opinion, the barrister who put forward this extraordinary plea was probably absolutely convinced that he was stating the most liberal, the most humane, the most enlightened view of the case that could possibly be brought forward in these days.†   (source)
  • Well, here's our solution," said the barrister, who had terminated his slightly minatory caress and strolled to the window.†   (source)
  • The leading barrister of Chandrapore, with the dignified manner and Cambridge degree, had been rattled.†   (source)
  • I know the Government people and the landowners, Heaslop here can get hold of the barrister crew, while if you want to specialize on education, we can come down on Fielding.†   (source)
  • He mentioned one or two names—men from a distance who would not be intimidated by local conditions—and said he should prefer Amritrao, a Calcutta barrister, who had a high reputation professionally and personally, but who was notoriously anti-British.†   (source)
  • He went to college, and he got — plucked, I think they call it: and then his uncles wanted him to be a barrister, and study the law: but he is such a dissipated young man, they will never make much of him, I think.†   (source)
  • Men are to be met with who have successively been barristers, farmers, merchants, ministers of the gospel, and physicians.†   (source)
  • I noticed the scantiest necessaries in the way of furniture; a few old prints from books, of Chancellors and barristers, wafered against the wall; and some half-dozen reticles and work-bags, "containing documents," as she informed us.†   (source)
  • I intend to go to town and eat my dinners as a barrister, since, they say, that is the preparation for all public business.†   (source)
  • A person who is ignorant of legal matters is always liable to make mistakes when he tries to photograph a court scene with his pen; and so I was not willing to let the law chapters in this book go to press without first subjecting them to rigid and exhausting revision and correction by a trained barrister—if that is what they are called.†   (source)
  • Only a barrister is eligible for such preferments; and Mr. Micawber could not be a barrister, without being entered at an inn of court as a student, for five years.'†   (source)
  • A barrister's profession is such an uncertain thing, especially if he won't undertake unsavoury cases; and naturally Torvald has never been willing to do that, and I quite agree with him.†   (source)
  • I observed old Miss Toady there also present, single out for her special attentions and flattery little Mrs. Briefless, the barrister's wife, who is of a good family certainly, but, as we all know, is as poor as poor can be.†   (source)
  • Your brother-in-law is a barrister?†   (source)
  • Perhaps a little angry with himself, as well as with the barrister, Mr. Lorry bustled into the chair, and was carried off to Tellson's.†   (source)
  • In the course of my stumbling upstairs, I fancied I heard a pleasant sound of laughter; and not the laughter of an attorney or barrister, or attorney's clerk or barrister's clerk, but of two or three merry girls.†   (source)
  • The barrister was keen enough to divine that the banker would not have gone so far in his expression of opinion on any less solid ground than moral certainty.†   (source)
  • In gloomy moments he even threatened to give up his post, and practice as a barrister in criminal cases.†   (source)
  • She tried to inveigle the young barristers at assizes and encouraged Jim to bring home friends with whom he went out hunting with the H. H. What will not a mother do for the benefit of her beloved ones?†   (source)
  • —No going to law with nations; cannon are the barristers of Crowns; and the sword, not of justice, but of war, decides the suit.†   (source)
  • A barrister is never admitted to the bar, but is always /called/.†   (source)
  • An English barrister, like his American brother, takes a /retainer/ when he is engaged.†   (source)
  • A barrister is greatly superior to a solicitor.†   (source)
  • The English keep up most of the old distinctions between physicians and surgeons, barristers and solicitors.†   (source)
  • J. J. O'MOLLOY: (In barrister's grey wig and stuffgown, speaking with a voice of pained protest) This is no place for indecent levity at the expense of an erring mortal disguised in liquor.†   (source)
  • A man with a grievance goes first to his solicitor, who then /instructs/ or /briefs/ a barrister for him.†   (source)
  • If that barrister, in the course of the trial, wants certain evidence removed from the record, he moves that it be /struck out/, not /stricken out/, as an American lawyer would say.†   (source)
  • Only barristers may become judges.†   (source)
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